Transportation Archives - Page 2 of 71 - Boston Magazine

Transportation

orange line train
City Life

A Brand New Orange Line Train Did a Whoops and Derailed

Ah, shit. Guessing this is not exactly the rollout the MBTA was was expecting for its spiffy new Orange Line trains. In yet another setback […]

City Life

How to Save Transportation in Boston: Bikes

Additional reporting by Spencer Buell, Jacqueline Cain, Brittany Jasnoff, and Alyssa Vaughn. Turn Franklin Park into a Bike Hub Elijah Evans Executive director, Bikes Not […]

City Life

How to Save Transportation in Boston: Cars

Additional reporting by Spencer Buell, Jacqueline Cain, Brittany Jasnoff, and Alyssa Vaughn. Strategic Congestion Pricing John Fish Chairman and CEO, Suffolk Construction When you think […]

City Life

How to Save Transportation in Boston: Buses

Additional reporting by Spencer Buell, Jacqueline Cain, Brittany Jasnoff, and Alyssa Vaughn. Bus Rides with Speed and Comfort Julia Wallerce Boston program manager, Institute for […]

City Life

How to Save Transportation in Boston: Rail

Additional reporting by Spencer Buell, Jacqueline Cain, Brittany Jasnoff, and Alyssa Vaughn. Electrify the Rails Adam Gaffin Founder and editor, UniversalHub You can’t connect North […]

City Life

How to Save Transportation in Boston: Big Ideas

Additional reporting by Spencer Buell, Jacqueline Cain, Brittany Jasnoff, and Alyssa Vaughn. Ride Above the Streets Bill James Founder and CEO, JPods JPods are an […]

City Life

Want to Avoid Boston’s Horrific Thanksgiving Traffic? Better Read This

If you’d prefer to kick off your Thanksgiving weekend joyfully anticipating good food and time well spent with family rather than flipping off fellow travelers […]

City Life

See Video of the Crash That Caused Last Month’s Disastrous Orange Line Closure

T mishaps are pretty commonplace in these parts, but this one was pretty unforgettable. Last month, the MBTA shut down the Orange Line from Sullivan […]

City Life

“Sorry for the Uncomfortable Commute,” MBTA Says to Passengers Who Almost Fell Out Train Door

Some of us have enough trouble staying upright on a Green Line trolley creeping through Government Center. Now imagine trying to keep your balance on […]

City Life

Now It’s Red Line Riders’ Turn for Weekend Headaches

If you rely on the Orange Line to get around, it’s likely been a rough couple of weekends for you. For six straight weeks, you’ve […]

commuter rail
City Life

The Reimagined Commuter Rail: Electric Cars, Shorter Wait Times, and Better Accessibility

The highly anticipated North Station/South Station connector tunnel may not have made the cut—but the MBTA’s oversight board voted in favor of several other resolutions […]

City Life

Our Dreams of a Seaport Gondola Have Been Dashed

They’ve cut the cord. Developer Millennium Partners is now moving away from their plans for a $100 million sky gondola system. It would have spanned […]

City Life

More Scooters, Fewer Cars? That’s What a New Lime Survey Suggests

If you’ve been to Brookline at any point over the past several months, you’ve no doubt spotted them: People zipping down roadways and bike lanes atop […]

City Life

Scenes from a Disaster: Today’s Surprise Orange Line Shutdown

Update, 10/21 2:23 p.m.: The MBTA has tweeted that work on the Orange Line has been completed and safety tested, allowing regular service to resume. […]

City Life

Forget Sitting in Traffic: It’s Time for Boston to Take a Hike

It sounds impossible, yet somehow the nightmare of getting around Boston seems to be getting worse. The T is often quite literally going off the […]