Opinion

Rebuilding Puerto Rico

Rebuilding Puerto Rico

Imagine a catastrophe that left the residents of Montana, Maine and Rhode Island without power, water and food. Immediate help would be rushed to them. Any suggestion they might have to wait months to get electricity or phone service restored would be rejected out of hand. Similarly, there should be no question – only urgency – in getting help to the 3.4 million Americans who live in Puerto Rico and whose lives have been devastated by back-to-back hurricanes this month.

Announcement Feeds Boston’s Obsession With Corporate Headquarters

Announcement Feeds Boston’s Obsession With Corporate Headquarters

The recent announcement that Amazon is seeking to construct a new, $5-billion East Coast headquarters that will employ as many as 50,000 people has set off a new frenzy within the business community, as well as state and local governments. Pronouncements that Boston will compete for this opportunity, and that Amazon is considering Boston as a site, have added fuel to the fire.

Back To The Future

Back To The Future

We all look forward to the fall. Except when everything’s back in full swing and you are trying to get anywhere. Traffic is on everybody’s mind, and system solutions are needed to serve our region’s growth plan.