Transportation

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MBTA Approves $723 Million Cashless Payment Plan

You use your phone to adjust the thermostat, to send funny tweets to the one former roommate you don’t hate, and, in theory, to make […]

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The MBTA Is 97 Percent On Time, According to the New York Times

The New York Times’ deep dive into the many failures of the New York subway system, which was published this weekend, turned up some shocking data points. […]

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An MBTA Commuter Rail Train Derailed on the Haverhill Line

Update: Service resumed on the Haverhill Line in time for the evening commute on Monday, the T’s commuter rail operator Keolis says. “Tracks and switches in the […]

Cars in gridlock
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Mass. Pike Construction Project in Allston to Cost $1.2 Billion

The state highway project set to revamp the Massachusetts Turnpike in Allston could cost up to $1.2 billion, the Boston Globe reports. The plan is to […]

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The New Orange Line Trains Are “Shipping Up to Boston”

Wrapped and ready for Shipping Up To Boston, the first 4 new #MBTA #OrangeLine cars arrived today at the Port of #Shanghai @CRRCMACorp pic.twitter.com/IzEEilPTWT — […]

The long road ahead: I-93 South at rush hour.
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This Is When Boston Traffic Is the Worst during Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a sport, and not just because of the action on the football field. The holiday’s varsity athletes go into the day with multi-pronged […]

Pedestrians in downtown Boston
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Massachusetts State Legislature Considers Bill to Increase Jaywalking Fines

Boston pedestrians have long considered walk signs to be more like suggestions than hard rules. They may be laws for other people, but Hub residents […]

A row of parking meters
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Parking Technology in Brookline Leads to Unwarranted Tickets

Getting a parking ticket is the sludge-flavored icing on a bad day cake. But as drivers prove the tickets tacked to their windshields are errant, […]

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Heavy Winds Leave More than 300,000 People without Power around Boston

More than 300,000 Massachusetts residents woke up in the dark this morning, as winds lashed against buildings and rain pounded the eastern part of the […]

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Zipcar Introduces Weekly Rental Service in Boston

The T’s got you down; riding the ferry feels like a one-way ticket to a three-hour tour; Uber is unpredictable; and the commuter rail is […]

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The MBTA Is Making the Green Line Hit More Green Lights

On certain sections of the Green Line, you could be forgiven for humming along to that Lorde song, “Green Light”: “I’m waiting for it: that […]

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Derailed: MBTA’s Green Line Extension

After 27 years of false starts, will the Green Line Extension finally get on track?

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MBTA Officers to Carry Narcan

The 210 MBTA police patrolmen will soon be carrying Narcan, the opioid overdose antidote. According to the Boston Herald, Transit Police are the latest contingent […]

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Direct Ferry Routes Added between Quincy and Boston

If the Red Line’s constant delays, smoke-filled rides, and runaway cars have you feeling a bit, well, frazzled, some newfound hope may be setting sail […]

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Tall Ship Loses Power, Hits Boats in Newport Harbor

The largest civilian sailing school ship in the nation lost engine power Sunday night in Newport, Rhode Island, and hit multiple other vessels docked in […]