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Walsh to Talk Everett Casino; Boston Traffic Not Nation's Worst

BOSTON/EVERETT—With the Eastie casino toast, Boston Mayor-elect Marty Walsh wants to talk Everett: "He also said he would be chatting with Menino about the state of talks with Wynn Resorts, which is planning a $1.4 billion Everett casino. The city is negotiating a 'surrounding community' agreement with Wynn that now takes on new significance in the wake of East Boston's rejection of a Suffolk Downs casino." [Herald]
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BOSTON—How in the hell are we not No. 1? "In one ranking of the worst traffic cities in the U.S., Boston has earned a new distinction. Formerly No. 21 on the list, this year the Hub climbs to No. 9, according to TomTom." [Biz Journal]