Transportation

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The RMV Told Thousands of Drivers Their Licenses Were in Trouble. They Weren’t.

Well this is not good. MassDOT is apologizing to drivers this week after the Registry of Motor Vehicles told nearly 10,000 of them that they had defaulted […]

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Guide to Navigating Public Transportation on Marathon Monday in Boston

Yes, your car is comfortable, clean, and all your own. Yes, driving is smoother, faster, and devoid of strangers playing music on their phones without […]

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This Fall, You Can Fly Direct from Worcester to Philly

In a big boost for Massachusetts’ second-largest city and its airport, and for everyone outside the 495 belt who would prefer to avoid the hassle of getting to […]

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Silver Line Resumes Regular Service after Temporary Tunnel Closure

The Silver Line is running on a normal schedule Thursday morning after falling debris resulted in a temporary suspension of regular service on Wednesday afternoon. […]

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The Red/Blue MBTA Connection Is Back from the Dead

It’s alive! The plan for a Red/Blue line connection, which was abandoned a few short years ago, is back on the table after the MBTA announced […]

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Parking Fines Could Increase in Boston under New Walsh Administration Plan

Between street cleaning, snow routes, and bus lanes, following all of Boston’s parking regulations can be a headache and a half. And now, the city […]

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JetBlue Gets Preliminary Approval for Boston to Havana Flight

If, like Camila Cabello, your “heart is in Havana,” JetBlue may soon have a solution for you. Logan Airport’s biggest airline gained tentative approval from […]

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MBTA Bolsters Early Morning Bus Service

The early bird gets the worm, and soon, the bus. Next week, the MBTA will kick off enhanced early morning service on 10 high-demand routes. […]

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Driverless Cars Resume Testing in Boston Following Weeklong Pause

In the midst of safety concerns nationwide, city officials gave autonomous vehicles the green light to resume testing in Boston. After a weeklong suspension of […]

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RMV Wait Times Span Hours as State Transitions to New Driver’s Licensing System

Five hours is enough time to fly to Cancun, watch 10 episodes of Friends, or reach the front of the line at the Registry of […]

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Goodbye, Hubway. Hello, “Blue Bikes.”

Hubway bikes are getting a makeover, and a new name. Boston’s six-year-old bike sharing system has inked a deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and will henceforth […]

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No One Bid for the MBTA’s Late-Night Bus Pilot

Well, this is not good: The MBTA’s request for bids to run a pilot of a new late-night bus service, which is supposed to launch […]

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MBTA Publicizes Delay Times on Twitter

Say farewell to the days of rage tweeting about what the heck qualifies as a “minor delay” on the Red Line. The MBTA took a small […]

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It’s Time to Replace the Commuter Rail with an All-Electric “Regional Rail,” Transit Activists Say

Let’s face it. Nobody loves the commuter rail right now. It keeps thousands of people heading into Boston off the road every day, which is good […]

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Massachusetts Drivers Don’t Want to Pay Higher Tolls, Admit Infrastructure Is Failing

In an unsurprising non-twist, Massachusetts drivers are not speeding toward the chance to pay higher tolls. Despite the gridlock that paralyzes the Hub’s streets during rush […]