Urban Planning In Greater Boston Needs to Aim Higher

Originally published in The Boston Globe

September 6, 2012
Edward Glaeser (Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard University)

Do you have a picture in your head of what Greater Boston should look like in 50 years? Do you hope that we give something a little bit better to our grandchildren? A brighter Boston will not happen by accident. It will require us to plan something marvelous and embrace vision over fear — and not simply try to extend the status quo endlessly into the future. More (Needs Boston Globe subscription)