Steve Poftak'S latest stories

School Assignment Reform Attracts Some Opportunists

This mailer shows what the city has been up against all along.

A Challenger to Mayor Menino?

More annonymous polling calls were made in the area this week.

BPS School Assignment Reform: Nearing the End?

After nearly a year, the city appears to be making progress toward a final decision.

HOT Lanes Are Working, But Not in Massachusetts

How long until we get serious about innovating our transportation system?

The Freaks Come Out At Night

Thankfully, the sports radio listeners in Boston finally have another late-night option.

Where Do MBTA Cars Go When They Die?

To the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, of course.

New MBTA Chief's Atlanta Audit Is No Big Deal

And don't worry about the MBTA because of it.

No One Cares About the Governor's Council (At Least on the South Coast)

A bizarre footnote to the election is the 1st District Governor’s Council Race (think Cape and South Coast): The incumbent was Charles Cipollini, who won the seat in 2010 with a victory over the Democratic candidate, lost to his brother…

Why School Busing is a Logistical Feat

Think your job is hard? BPS has to figure out how to move thousands of students every day.

What We Know About BPS School Assignment Reform

Think-tanks around town research the potential impact of this major education decision.