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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 […]
3rd Street bus lane in San Francisco. Photo: SFMTA
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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, […]

Monday Headlines

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The MBTA had a rough weekend, with multiple delays across the system for Saturday’s Pride Parade and a derailment that injured 10 riders on the D branch of the Green Line near Kenmore Square (Boston Globe). “The pace of improvement on the MBTA is still far too slow,” Chris Dempsey of Transportation for Massachusetts told […]