A massive influx of federal funds (and the looming possibility of a major federal infrastructure bill) is shoring up budgets at the state’s major transit agencies in spite of the past year’s dip in ridership and fare collections, and opening up possibilities for funding major projects, like the electrification of the regional rail network and […]
One of the T’s new Orange Line trains was back on the rails this morning to carry passengers for the first time since a March 16 incident in which one of the new trains derailed near Wellington station. “One of the new Orange Line trains was returned to service this morning,” MBTA spokesperson Joe Pesaturo […]
"It’s important that the mayor be part of the local conversations about changes that people might not be as ready to embrace - as we make transit improvements, as we make investments in climate resilience, some of those things might not have the full support of the community. There are tough choices we need to make."
In the next few weeks, the City of Somerville will use quick-build materials to transform the Powderhouse Circle traffic rotary, a six-way junction of busy walking and biking routes at the southern edge of the Tufts University campus, into a smaller roundabout with protected bike lanes, shortened crosswalks, and increased space for pedestrians. The current […]