Leominster and Fitchburg’s New Rail-Trail Gets Creative With Winter MaintenanceBy Grecia White | | No Comments
A relatively new trail, Twin Cities Rail Trail first opened its “phase 1” segment to the public last summer to connect the cities of Fitchburg and Leominster.
Mayor Wu Promises More Housing and Zoning Reform in State of the City AddressBy Grecia White | | No Comments
Last night, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu delivered her first State of the City address to a large audience inside MGM Music Hall in Fenway. Top on the list of priorities was housing, which dominated a large part of her speech. Mayor Wu made big declarations supporting a shift in the status quo and how planning […]
Zipping Through Town On An E-bike with Aseem DeodharBy Grecia White | | No Comments
Last fall, Rad Power Bikes, an e-bike vendor who envisions “a world where transportation is energy-efficient, enjoyable and accessible to all,” offered a sweet deal on one of their popular bikes – just irresistible enough to prompt many people to leap into the electric bike world. In October, the company’s RadMission e-bike went on sale […]
Zona Lenta ‘Temporaria’ En la Línea Verde Pronto Cumple Un AñoBy Grecia White | | No Comments
La zona lenta que tercamente persiste en el Viaducto de Lechmere en la Línea Verde, el puente arqueado sobre el Charles River, ofrece un ejemplo de lo difícil que es para la MBTA mantener credibilidad con pasajeros los cuales tienen que aguantar proyectos de construcción disruptivos pero sin ver todavía los beneficios. Desde el 2020, […]
‘Temporary’ Green Line Slow Zone Approaches 1-Year AnniversaryBy Grecia White | | No Comments
But in spite of all the work that’s been done on the Lechmere Viaduct, a “temporary” slow zone that has forced trains to run at a walking-pace crawl is now approaching its one-year anniversary.
Weekend Commuter Rail Ridership Now Exceeds Pre-Pandemic VolumesBy Grecia White | | No Comments
The T and Keolis have adjusted commuter rail schedules to favor “clockface” schedules – trains that leave every hour or half-hour – over the traditional focus on peak-hour trains during the morning and evening rush hours.
Gov. Healey’s Inauguration Speech Touches on Housing, Transportation, ClimateBy Grecia White | | No Comments
“If we want Massachusetts to be a home for all, we need to build more places to live, and we need to make sure those homes are within reach,” said Gov. Healey.
Who Is Gina Fiandaca, MassDOT’s New Boss?By Grecia White | | No Comments
In the the Lone Star state’s capital city, Fiandaca oversaw several city departments, including transportation and public works, and was in charge of implementing Austin’s “Mobility Outcome” – to “make our city and transportation network accessible and reliable for all members of our community” – from the city’s strategic plan.
Changes Coming to Jamaica Plain’s Arborway ParkwayBy Grecia White | | No Comments
In the Jamaica Plain neighborhood, the ongoing redesign project for the Arborway Parkway continues advancing closer to the final design phase with the goal of improving safety and accessibility for all corridor users including bicyclists and pedestrians. Serving as one of the links connecting a string of parks along Boston's Emerald Necklace, the Arborway extends […]
Seasonal Station Removals Put Dorchester’s Bluebikes Network on IceBy Grecia White | | No Comments
Since October, 56 Bluebikes stations have been removed across the system, mainly in the City of Boston.
Opening Day: The Green Line Arrives In MedfordBy Grecia White and Christian MilNeil | | No Comments
The pre-dawn opening brought out hundreds of transit enthusiasts – including many Tufts students – to the new stations along the line on Monday morning.
Emerson Students Amplify Under-Represented Voices from Boston’s StreetsBy Grecia White | | No Comments
“We wanted to shed light on the true narratives of underrepresented persons and connect them with the people of Boston," says Father Tom, Executive Director of St. Anthony’s Shrine.