Peter O'Connor

Lawyer and economic development consultant, Self-employed

Stories by Peter O'Connor

Abolishing BPDA should not be first priority

Fixing city’s broken development system should be goal

Depoliticizing the development process in Boston

Right now, every project starts from scratch as a negotiation

Boston’s congestion prompted me to move

My experience puts a human face on a very serious policy issue

Getting cars, bikers, and pedestrians to coexist

Boston is rife with idiotic signalization and laws that go unenforced

Shadow vs $: It’s the wrong debate

This is not how a world-class city manages development

Repealing Obamacare won’t fix health care

Medical, insurance bureaucracy will still remain a mess

GLX: It’s not just about transportation

Green Line extension is also about economic development, quality of life

The gay marriage-Boston 2024 connection

Arguments against gay marriage and for a Boston Olympics didn't make sense

Let’s not let this crisis go to waste

Match T’s expenses to the revenue it generates

To be or not to BRA: Is that the question?

Peter M. O’Connor examines some of the key issues surrounding the BRA

MassDOT takes on the last mile

They didn’t call it Sex and the Suburbs