Category Archives: Urban Development

Bike Newton has data that shows that Washington Street is one of the most dangerous sections of the city for vehicle crashes, as well as bike and pedestrian crashes. Similar streets in surrounding communities have installed protected bike lanes, sidewalks, safer pedestrian crossings … Read More

Join the City of Newton as it presents its next in a series of Zoning Redesign Presentations at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton) on Thursday, February 15, 6:30pm: Tapping the Creative Economy: Zoning, Arts and Artisans.  Having embarked … Read More

The “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global” will be lived-streamed and available to anyone who wants to watch it today, Tuesday, January 30 from 10am to 5pm. An agenda, a brochure and the live-stream are available at the link … Read More

Newton has adopted strong guidelines to help the City build sustainable, energy-efficient municipal facilities. The guidelines apply to every new City construction project, and are written to guide the City’s Designer Selection Committee, the Design Review Committee, Public Buildings staff, … Read More

The Newton-Needham Regional Chamber is assisting the 128 Business Council on an initiative to improve transportation improvements directly benefiting Newton and Needham residents, businesses, employees and customers. As a first step, we need a thorough understanding of how drivers, riders, bikers, … Read More

The City of Newton will present the next in its series of forums on zoning redesign —Housing for Whom: Zoning, Affordability, Fair Housing on Thursday, December 14 from 6:30-8pm at the Newton Free Library. Residents are encouraged to attend and give their input. … Read More

The City of Newton invites you to attend the presentation “Cracking the Code: Understanding Zoning for Homeowners” at the Newton Free Library (300 Homer St., Newton) on Wednesday, November 29 from 6:30-8pm. This is the next in their series on the City’s project to … Read More

On Monday, November 13 from  7-9:30pm at Newton South High School (140 Brandeis Rd, Newton Centre), Newton resident Nathan G. Phillips, Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University, will speak on “Cooking the Planet, One Meal at … Read More

Green Newton recently asked Newton City Council candidates to answer a set of 15 questions on environmental issues as they relate not only to the day to day operations and decision-making of Newton’s municipal government, but as the components of … Read More