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The Guide: Wintertime Parking in Boston

How to survive the snow onslaught without losing your cool.

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Space Savers by Boston Neighborhood

Our suggested parking-spot furnishings this winter.

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Boston Millennials Care About Public Transit, Not Parking

A new survey from the Urban Land Institute Boston/New England and MassINC Polling reveals what many have suspected for quite some time: Boston millennials are […]

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Boston’s Parking Wars: North End Edition

The North End is in a tizzy over a new citywide car sharing program that leases public parking spaces to private car sharing companies such […]

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Boston’s Most Expensive Parking Space Ever Is Listed in Beacon Hill

In neighborhoods like Beacon Hill, where the narrow streets were laid out long before the invention of automobiles, parking spaces are rare and command a high price […]

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South Boston’s Bonkers Obsession with Parking

Even though Boston is one of the most pedestrian-oriented big cities in America, it still has a mind-numbingly dumb obsession with parking. Take South Boston, perhaps the […]

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Congestion Pricing for Parking Could Be Coming to Boston

One of the major characteristics about Boston that makes it so much better than other American cities is it is designed for people instead of […]

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How Much Would You Pay for a Parking Spot in Boston?

In news we’d rather avoid, the 2016 Old Farmer’s Almanac is forecasting an unusually harsh winter for most of the nation, including Boston and New England. It’s time […]

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You Can Now Pay Your Boston Parking Meter with an App

Drivers in Boston can now pay their parking meter with merely a few taps on their smartphone. The city’s long planned effort to launch an […]

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MBTA Eliminating ‘Archaic’ Honor Boxes from System’s Parking Lots

The MBTA will eliminate its self-described “archaic” honor boxes from its parking lots next month, replacing them with smartphone-based payment system PayByPhone. “The MBTA is eliminating the […]

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Boston Marathon 2015: Road Closures, Parking Info, and More

As the 2015 Boston Marathon quickly approaches, it’s important that spectators get caught up on the specific rules on transportation on the days leading up […]

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Man, Parking at Fenway Is a Disaster on Game Day

A new ordinance goes into effect Monday, a.k.a. opening day for the Red Sox at Fenway Park, that will nearly double the fine for parking in residential […]

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Is ‘Demand Pricing’ at Parking Meters Like Uber’s Surge Pricing?

Mayor Marty Walsh announced plans yesterday to install smart parking meters citywide, which may someday allow the city to adjust the prices of on-street parking to respond […]

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Boston Is Finally Installing Smart Parking Meters

At last! Mayor Marty Walsh has announced, among other new transportation developments, that the city will spend $6 million to replace all its parking meters with “smart” units, […]

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A Momentous Space Saver Story That Doesn’t End in Tragedy

As the war on space savers in and around Boston begins to drive city officials and residents absolutely mad, one local woman proved that space savers exist […]