A presentation board showing the Department of Conservation and Recreation's conceptual cross-sections for Memorial Drive in Cambridge, photographed at a public meeting held on June 25, 2019.

State’s Memorial Drive Concept Conserves Cambridge Waterfront… for Cars

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On Tuesday evening in Cambridge, several dozen neighbors, local politicians and transportation advocates turned out to hear the state’s conceptual improvement plans for the “Memorial Drive Phase III” project, which would rebuild the roadways and paths on Cambridge’s riverfront from Eliot Bridge near Mount Auburn Hospital to the rotary at the foot of the Boston […]
A Route 57 bus in Packard's Corner in April 2016. Wikimedia Commons photo by Pi.1415926535.

Allston Gets a New Bike/Bus Lane

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It’s been a rough week for the MBTA and its riders, with a Saturday derailment on the Green Line that injured 10, and an extremely disruptive Red Line derailment during this morning’s rush hour, but some good news is here for riders on two of the agency’s busiest bus routes. Over the course of the […]
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3rd Street bus lane in San Francisco. Photo: SFMTA

The Magic of Red Painted Bus Lanes

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Drivers may be seeing red, but bus drivers are seeing only green. Washington, D.C.’s new red-painted bus-only lanes on H and I streets downtown appear to be a success just one week in, with buses are moving faster, and most drivers are following the rules and staying out of their way, according to a quick, […]
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