New MassINC poll finds voters open to revenues for transportation improvements

Polls, focus groups find voters open to revenues for transportation improvements Voters recognize potential benefits of raising revenue; support rises with specifics on spending  Massachusetts voters see the potential benefits of raising additional revenue for transportation improvements and are open to several possible sources of revenue, according to a report on a series of polls

MassINC is looking for a Web Developer

MassINC & CommonWealth magazine Web Developer MassINC is looking for a Web Developer to design, develop and maintain the continuity of the MassINC and CommonWealth magazine websites.  This person must work hands-on with CommonWealth writers, MassINC staff and outside engineers to maximize the value of our online content, our users’ experience, and the organization’s mission.

New MassINC report on economic impact of transit in Gateway Cities

New MassINC report cites heavy economic toll of insufficient transit in Gateway Cities along with above average support for transit investment among voters in these communities Provides “roadmap” for how to use potential RTA revenue for short and long-term economic growth  Inadequate public transit in Gateway cities, with service gaps for workers and double time

Upcoming forums and new MassINC report on transit investment in Gateway Cities

  Media Advisory   Strategic Directions: Investing in Public Transportation for Regional Economic Growth MassINC and Transportation for Massachusetts will host a series of ten public forums and panel discussions in Gateway Cities on regional transportation investments.  The forums will be preceded by a presentation of a new MassINC report which provides a roadmap for how

MassINC calls for a $1.7 billion “transformative redevelopment” program for Massachusetts’ Gateway Cities

  Press Release MassINC calls for a $1.7 billion “transformative redevelopment” program for Massachusetts’ Gateway Cities Targeted package of public funding and policy initiatives to catalyze private investment in midsize cities   Providing $1.7 billion over ten years for transformative redevelopment projects in Gateway Cities could stimulate nearly $7 billion in investment and create approximately 80,000

An update from the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute

  Dear Friends: Thank you again for your support and interest in the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute. October’s successful launch has brought renewed energy, more backing, and higher visibility for our efforts. We’re working to bottle up this momentum as we move forward on a number of fronts: Policy. Look for two important pieces of work in

Two days after the elections, experts weigh in on “What Just Happened? What’s Next?”

Tom Ashbrook, Carole Simpson to lead panels of experts at Emerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre MassINC, CommonWealth Magazine, WBUR and Emerson College present a special night of political commentary, fresh from the national and state-wide elections.  When: Thursday evening, November 8 at 7:00pm, Doors/cash bar opens at 6:00pm  Where: Emerson College’s Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont

Tonight: A Curious Look at the Brown/Warren race

Wednesday evening, October 24th, 2012. With expert commentary and video presentations, “Behind the Curtain: A Curious Look at Campaigns” examines the key dynamics of the race for U.S. Senate: advertising, debate performance, messaging and media. The program features Co-hosts Bruce Mohl, Editor of CommonWealth magazine and Callie Crossley, Radio Host: Boston Public Radio, WGBH Radio,

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