By Chuck Tanowitz
If Greater Boston has an Achilles Heel, it’s transportation. This was our number one challenge when we established the N2 Innovation District
in 2014 and, although we’ve seen some progress, it remains a major hurdle today. It’s also cited as a key impediment to growth in a recent MassEcon
report about why companies locate to or within the state.
The MassEcon report notes that companies come to Massachusetts primarily for the workforce. But locating within the Commonwealth means taking into account
where the workforce lives and how to get them from their home to the office. This