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The Boston Globe


Mayoral candidates differ sharply on development

Boston mayoral candidates have all promised they’ll help build a better city, and a look at their plans for housing, transit, and other issues reveals sharp contrasts

The candidates to become Boston’s next mayor want to transform the physical city.

In daily campaign forums, they promise to spur development in outlying neighborhoods, build low- and middle-income housing, reform the Boston Redevelopment Authority, and make bicycling safer and public transit more accessible.

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