In the days leading up to the Orange Line closure, the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) rushed to repair broken sections of pavement on the Southwest Corridor paths with fresh asphalt; however, trail users found that the new patches were still unusually bumpy. DCR will return this fall to make more permanent repairs by milling and repaving the most damaged sections. Photo by Grecia White.
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“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.
Boston’s biking boom: This summer witnessed a surge of interest in bicycling for transportation, as people got together to organize bike convoys during the Orange Line shutdown and the Bluebikes system set numerous new ridership records. Even Boston Mayor Michelle Wu started biking to work from her home in Roslindale to City Hall and the City […]
If you've ever found yourself bewildered on Boylston Street, lost in Lowell, or stranded in Sandwich, the state has a new plan to help you get your bearings on your bike rides. The new Bike Wayfinding Design Guide from the state's inter-agency MassTrails team establishes a system of consistent, easy-to-read signage for bike routes and […]
Several construction projects scheduled to begin construction in the coming year in Boston's Fort Point neighborhood will widen sidewalks and connect the neighborhood's emerging network of protected bike lanes.
Maura Healey wants to get rid of the commuter rail as we know it. The next Massachusetts governor promised during the campaign to move from a system named after and designed for outdated societal expectations about work to a true regional rail system, the kind that transit advocates in the state have been dreaming of […]