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Stop MBTA from defrauding customers with train countdown clocks’ daily lies

Stop MBTA from defrauding customers with train countdown clocks’ daily lies

Customers pay to enter a T station to take a train based on MBTA train estimates, and the state has had more than a year to make those estimates accurate.

Three things to do to keep late-night T, knowing one year of test wasn’t enough

Three things to do to keep late-night T, knowing one year of test wasn’t enough

In less than a month the MBTA will make a recommendation to the state for keeping or ending late-night T service, which is just wrapping up a year’s test (and, delightfully, got an extension to June 19).

Four ways an uncertain 2024 Olympics bid is likely to stay totally unpredictable

Four ways an uncertain 2024 Olympics bid is likely to stay totally unpredictable

There could be a citizen referendum on Boston2024, but who knows if the group will first change its approach, secure mass transit funding or even change its application logo.

Singer, activist Marcia Deihl, 65, identified as Cambridgeport bicycle accident fatality

Singer, activist Marcia Deihl, 65, identified as Cambridgeport bicycle accident fatality

A bicyclist died this afternoon in the Cambridgeport neighborhood in a collision with a container truck. The victim has been named as Marcia Deihl, 65, a singer/songwriter and political activist.

Come out Monday and explain to MBTA why we need permanent late-night transit

Come out Monday and explain to MBTA why we need permanent late-night transit

It would be terrible to lose the most concrete improvement in mass transit service in years: real late-night weekend service.

To reform MBTA, stop its outsourcing, stop charging when service is canceled

To reform MBTA, stop its outsourcing, stop charging when service is canceled

The weather and MBTA chief Beverly Scott’s honesty have revealed the agency’s corruption and dysfunction.

A Better Cambridge calls on city to create 8,500 housing units within next 15 years (update)

A Better Cambridge calls on city to create 8,500 housing units within next 15 years (update)

An analysis by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council says the region needs more than 400,000 new housing units – including 8,500 in Cambridge – to meet expected demand in the coming 15 years.

Winter’s costs so far top $5 million, causing city to rethink some rules

Winter’s costs so far top $5 million, causing city to rethink some rules

Brutal, unrelenting snow and cold is inspiring some new thinking about traffic and cars – even a demonstration of open-mindedness on considering whether people can reserve their street parking space spaces.

Pearl Street redesign is chance to perfect the future of urban transportation in city

Pearl Street redesign is chance  to perfect the future of urban transportation in city

The MBTA is going through a rough time, but solutions to delays and breakdowns seem elusive. One obvious (albeit small) opportunity for improvement is redesigning Pearl Street. So far, the conversation about the reconstruction has erroneously been framed as a showdown between bikes and parking. In reality, the redesign is an opportunity to exemplify the […]

Five streets in East Cambridge one-way until April 1 because of historic snowfall

Five streets in East Cambridge one-way until April 1 because of historic snowfall

Five streets in East Cambridge switch to one-way traffic only Thursday as a result of the winter’s overwhelming snowfall: Otis, Thorndike and Hurley; and Fifth and Sciarappa.

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