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Here’s an Idea: No MBTA Fare Hike Until the Tobin Bridge Works Again

A fight over raising fares on the MBTA is apparently not over yet. The cost of taking the T is set to jump by an […]

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Parking in Boston May Be Getting More Expensive

If Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gets his way, parking in Boston is about to get a lot more expensive. Walsh’s proposal would raise the citywide minimum fee from […]

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Getting Around Boston in a Wheelchair Should Be Getting Easier

Accessible transportation in Boston is moving forward with a new pilot program that will make it easier for people in wheelchairs to catch a ride. […]

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The Yawkey Commuter Rail Station Is Getting a Name Change

Another monument to the Tom Yawkey era has been renamed. Yawkey Station, the commuter rail stop in the Fenway area, will now be known as Lansdowne. […]

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Marty Walsh Promises to Fix Parking Ticket Errors

Diligent and legal parkers in Boston are getting stacks of parking tickets on their windshields for violations they didn’t commit. Turns out even if you […]

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The MBTA Is Getting Cleaner and Brighter

Your commute could be getting a little cleaner and a little brighter starting in April. The MBTA announced a six-month, $25 million refresh project for […]

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It’s Official: Two Brave Commuters Set a World Record on the MBTA

Back in the summer of 2017, fellow MBTA super-fans Dominic DiLuzio and Alex Cox hatched an ambitious plan: They wanted to hit every Greater Boston subway […]

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Ubering to Logan Airport Might Get More Expensive and Less Convenient

Your Uber home from the airport could be getting more expensive and less convenient, thanks to a new Massport proposal. The plan, meant to alleviate […]

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MBTA Blue Line Service Suspended Due to Casket Factory Fire in East Boston

Service on a long stretch of the MBTA’s Blue Line has been suspended as a fire raged at an East Boston casket factory on Friday afternoon. […]

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Facing Backlash, the MBTA Just Raised Fares 6 Percent

Whether you like it or not—and if you rely on it to get around every day, you probably don’t—the MBTA has just voted once again […]

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Marty Walsh Wants to Lower the Speed Limit to 20 mph

After Boston reduced its speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph two years ago, the results were pretty clear: Driving that slow, even if […]

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Is Boston’s Transportation Crisis Beyond Repair?

Getting around Boston has never been more of a pain in the ass. Between the city’s booming population and its cratering unemployment rate, some 150,000 […]

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AriZona Iced Tea and an Argument Against Raising MBTA Fares

I don’t drink it all that often these days, having moved on from most sugary beverages in favor of flavored seltzer. But looking back, I have pretty […]

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Amtrak Is Selling Buy One Get One Tickets for Valentine’s Day

People all over Boston, join hands. Folks, it’s time to start a love train. To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, Amtrak is offering buy one […]

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The Commuter Rail (Mostly) Triumphed over the Snow Storm

As people pressed their noses to office windows yesterday afternoon, watching the snow come down thick and fast, the familiar dread of a horrible commute […]