Learn what the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies' Economic Development bill means for HDIP and inclusive entrepreneurship in Gateway Cities.
This is the moment to make transformative investments
The Gateway Cities Journal
The TDI program has been highly effective in Gateway Cities closer to Boston with relatively strong real estate markets. But the impact has been minimal in weaker markets outside of I-495, where Massachusetts desperately needs new sources of economic growth. Now is the moment to do right by the communities that state economic development policy has neglected for far too long.
Are coworking spaces the key to transforming Gateway Cities?
Gateway City coworking facilities can provide space and resources for residents to join the digital workforce while positioning downtowns as regional hubs.
How MBTA cuts would cripple cities like Chelsea
Gateways Episode 71
Cuts to the MBTA service would disproportionately impact minority, lower-income, and Gateway City communities.
Preventing a housing crisis in Lawrence
Gateways Episode 70
With the statewide eviction moratorium no longer in place, Gateway City residents face a new threat from the pandemic. In Lawrence, leaders are working together to mount an effective response. Jess Andors and Juan Bonilla from the local CDC, Lawrence Community Works (LCW), take a break from the all-consuming effort to share first-hand perspective. Jess,
Building generational wealth in the Gateway Cities
Gateways Episode 68
Home ownership is one of the two main paths toward building wealth— the other is business ownership. It’s crucial that Gateway City residents have access to opportunities to own homes and become entrepreneurs if they choose.
Adam Gomez on his historic victory in Springfield
Gateways Podcast Episode 67
Springfield City Councilor Adam Gomez talks his victory over an incumbent state senator despite turnout imbalances that skew the electorate.
Gateways Live: 3 Gateway City Mayors on Coronavirus Crisis Response
Mayors of Gateway Cities are on the frontlines, responding to the needs of individuals and navigating a path to economic and social recovery.
WANTED: Sharper tools for Gateway City transit-oriented development
The Gateway Cities Journal
If we hope to spur growth and attract residents, jobs, and talent to our Massachusetts Gateway Cities, we need a transportation funding package that includes multiple tools to transform passenger rail.
RBIs to the rescue: What happens when locals make their own decisions about transit
Gateways Episode 52
This week on Gateways, Tracy is joined by Denny Zane, Executive Director of Move LA. Having lived in Massachusetts, Denny is familiar with the unreliable public transit that Commonwealth riders deal with on a daily basis.