The T wants to begin renovations on the North Cambridge garage, which currently houses the 35 electric trolleybuses that serve the 71 and 73, within the next year in order to support an all-new fleet of battery-electric buses by early 2024.
StreetsblogMASS asked MassDOT about its sidewalk snow removal policies, and an agency spokesperson made it clear that the agency generally doesn't consider itself responsible for clearing the sidewalks along the roadways it builds and maintains.
In a letter addressed to MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak, elected officials from 15 municipalities across the MBTA service area asked state officials to work with them to design "a fair, equitable, and standardized process for implementing fare-free bus pilots."
MassDOT plans to leave the cones in place over the winter and evaluate the new layout for permanent implementation next year after analyzing its effects on user safety, bike traffic, car traffic, and bus speeds on the MBTA’s Route 1.
Tomorrow is Election Day in Massachusetts, and although there are no statewide races at stake, numerous cities and towns across the Commonwealth will choose new mayors and city councilors. These are the elected officials who arguably have the most influence over the safety of the streets in your hometown, so be sure to cast your […]
This week, while the City of Cambridge was finalizing its plans for separated bike lanes on Massachusetts Avenue in North Cambridge, city crews installed new pavement markings and flexible-post bollards to upgrade bike facilities on another segment of the same street, between Harvard and Central Squares. This project was also a response to the city’s […]