A rendering of the Allston/I-90 intermodal project in the narrow “throat” section just west of the B.U. Bridge. For most of 2019, this scheme – which would have elevated Soldiers Field Road on a new viaduct over the Turnpike along with a new viaduct for the new Grand Junction rail line to Kendall Square – had been MassDOT’s preferred alternative. Courtesy of MassDOT.

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Police cars block West Chestnut St. in Brockton after a driver struck and killed a 50 year-old woman walking on the street Wednesday morning.

Driver Kills 50 Year-Old Woman In Brockton

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A driver who claims she was blinded by the morning sun, yet continued driving anyhow, struck and killed a woman walking along West Chestnut Street in Brockton early Wednesday morning. Officials have identified the victim as Chafang Wu, a 50 year-old Brockton resident. Wu appears to have been walking along the southern side of West […]
Portrait of Grecia White in front of the downtown Boston skyline

Meet Grecia! The Newest StreetsblogMASS Reporter

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I care deeply about the social implications of transportation and can’t wait to hear all about your travel stories - how you get to your favorite spots of your city, the time your train was twenty minutes late and you wondered whether it would come at all, your first ferry ride; any and all your mobility highs and lows.
Riders arrive at City Hall Plaza for Bike to Work Day in 2018. Courtesy of the City of Boston.

Bike to Work Day This Friday, and More Bike Month Events

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May is MassBike’s Bay State Bike Month, with dozens of bike rides, bike repair clinics, and other events all over the commonwealth. You can find a lot more events at MassBike’s BayStateBikeMonth.org website, but here’s a brief summary of some highlights: Wednesday: Burritos and A Bike-In Movie The Boston Cyclists Union is hosting a Bike […]
A detail of the MBTA's proposed new bus network map, showing the proposed new routes that would connect Roxbury and Dorchester to the jobs of the Longwood Medical Area (upper left). Courtesy of the MBTA.

Our First Look At the T’s Proposed New Bus Network

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The MBTA has published a draft map of its proposed new bus network – a major milestone in the agency’s efforts to reinvigorate and expand its bus services. For the past year, the T’s planners have been working on a blank-slate redesign of its bus routes to adapt to the region’s changing travel patterns, better […]