Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Research Director Ben Forman weighs in on why the Legislature should not expand the list of communities that are defined as Gateway Cities in a CW Voices piece.
The article comes as the debate heats up over whether the State should change the Gateway Cities definition to include more towns and cities. In the article, Forman defends the MassINC approach of focusing efforts on core urban centers that have the potential to create stronger metro areas throughout the state.
Read the rest of the article here.
Read other articles on the Gateway Cities definition and why the proposed changes to the definition cause concern for local leaders.