Map of the Independence Greenway in Peabody. The green-dashed line in the center of the map is an extension project currently being planned by MassDOT for construction in 2023. The red dotted line is a planned connection under Interstate 95 that would connect the Greenway’s eastern and western segments, and also connect to the Danvers Rail Trail.
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 The next Massachusetts governor promised during the campaign to move from a system named after and designed for outdated societal expectations about work to a true regional rail system, the kind that transit advocates in the state have been dreaming of […]
As the effects of climate change begin to worsen, replacing heat-absorbing pavement with new trees can help make a difference toward expanding our urban canopy when space is limited.
A T spokesperson said that repairs will take “at least 4-5 weeks before the concourse can be re-opened."