This will be in Banker and Tradesman tomorrow:
“Mum’s the word when it comes to Hub Projects – Menino puts clamp down on city development - As he cruises toward re-election, Mayor Thomas M. Menino is pursuing an artful strategy of clamping down early on any potential controversy that might attract unwelcome attention. . ”
Examples of this are the BC expansion in Brighton, the One Congress garage which the BRA has shelved until September at the earliest, the zoning of the Greenway, etc.
Clearly putting the advancement of the City on hold for 6 or 9 months is a tiny price to pay as long as we re-elect the dictator, "Mayor McChicken" as David Bernstein calls him.