On Friday evening, two Green Line trains collided on the B Branch on Commonwealth Avenue, injuring 25 riders. The incident remains under investigation, but eyewitness reports suggest that one outbound train crashed into a second train that had been stopped on the tracks in the vicinity of Babcock Street, where contractors are in the midst […]
Lawmakers on Beacon Hill have overridden a veto from Governor Baker to give Massachusetts Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) a modest budget increase for 2022. Earlier this month, the Legislature passed a 2022 budget bill that would have given the RTAs $94 million in funding for the upcoming fiscal year: an increase of $3.5 million (or […]
The City of Boston and MassDOT are putting the finishing touches this month on a new link the the South Bay Harbor Trail, a proposed walk- and bike-friendly route that will eventually link the Harborwalk in the Seaport district to the Southwest Corridor park at the Ruggles Orange Line station. The “phase one” segment currently […]
A new nonprofit carsharing business recently launched in Roxbury with the goal of offering a lower-cost, all-electric carsharing service for lower-income households. Good2Go started offering short-term rentals of electric cars from three charging stations in Roxbury and Jamaica Plain last month. The all-electric fleet isn’t the only thing that distinguishes the new business from other […]
The Commonwealth's bids for this year's round of federal RAISE grants include Boston's Blue Hill Avenue busway, a bike and pedestrian bridge over the Mystic River, a transformation of the Lynnway in Lynn, and a fencing and surveillance project for the Connecticut River rail line in the Pioneer Valley.