The Boston Globe – More housing needed to spur growth, study says – 1/30/14


Dukakis Center director Barry Bluestone praised a recent MAPC report in the Globe, while noting that its conclusions are only projections and communities can make changes.

The Boston Globe – Mass. job growth best since 2000 – 1/24/14


Alan Clayton-Matthews talks about how Massachusetts is benefiting from stronger national and global economies, despite relatively high unemployment numbers.

Sustainable Communities – Smart Growth Law Delivers Housing In Massachusetts – 1/17/14


Smart growth advocates in MA will celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of the most effective state laws for sustainable development. Barry Bluestone was a key player in the passage of 40R.

SAMPAN – Metro Boston will need up to 435K new housing units by 2040 to keep economy on track – 1/16/14


Director Barry Bluestone endorses MAPC’s new report, which states that Greater Boston must create 435,000 new housing units to accommodate both young workers and retired seniors.

The Boston Globe – Transit users suffer a cut in US tax benefit today – 1/1/14


Stephanie Pollack, associate director of the Dukakis Center, says cutting tax benefits to public transit users sends wrong message in the face of growing traffic congestion and other concerns. – ‘‘Great Expectations’ for Walsh’ – 1/5/14


The Dukakis Center’s Greater Housing Report Card was included in a recent article that contemplates what newly elected Boston mayor Marty Walsh will do once inaugurated.

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