On Sunday, March 2, the Toxics Action Center and Massachusetts Climate Action Network held their annual Local Environmental Action Conference at Northeastern University. Dukakis Center’s Stephanie Pollack was one of the panelists for a packed workshop on Creating a Clean, Efficient Transportation Future. Download Presentation PDF
On February 25, Barry Bluestone delivered a keynote address to more than 250 students and faculty at the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). The address discussed trends in income and wealth inequality and intra- and inter-generational mobility since World War II and provided lessons for reducing […]
Stephanie Pollack addressed the Regional Transportation Advisory Council to the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization on February 12, stimulating a discussion about “Building a Sustainable and Equitable Transportation System.” The Advisory Council is an independent group charged with providing public input on transportation planning to the Boston Region MPO which uses its monthly meetings to […]
The Dukakis Center is preparing a major initiative to encourage the production of 8,000 – 10,000 units of new housing in “Millennial Villages” aimed at providing housing for graduate students, hospital interns and residents, and other young professionals both to help retain young people in Greater Boston and to free up older housing stock (e.g. […]
In this presentation before the Greater Boston Association of Realtors Annual Conference at the Boston Federal Reserve Bank, Barry Bluestone examined how changing demographics have driven housing markets from the post-war suburbs where the baby boomers grew up to the new demands on the housing market that will be made as those baby boomers reach […]
At Architecture Boston’s grand convention in November, Barry Bluestone presented the Dukakis Center’s latest research on the coming demographic revolution in the Commonwealth and how it would affect the types of housing that will be needed to meet the growing demand of young millennials and aging baby boomers. Download PDF
In his address before the New England Economic Partnership at the Boston Federal Reserve Bank in November, 2013, Barry Bluestone examined the role of the City of Boston in the economy of the Greater Boston region, looking at both economic and demographic factors that have had a major impact on the region. Download PDF
In November, Barry Bluestone was on the road traveling to a number of communities throughout the Commonwealth detailing the results of the Dukakis Center’s latest major study of the future of the manufacturing sector in Massachusetts. This upbeat report suggests that manufacturing is alive and well in the Commonwealth and will continue to play a […]
The ‘Toll of Transportation’ final report was officially released Thursday, November 7, 2013.
We were thrilled to present our findings alongside MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott at the “Latinos, Climate Change, and Transportation” workshop sponsored by Pueblo Nuevo, a new Latino advocacy organization in Boston.