A winter storm warning for is in effect for Cambridge and surrounding areas from 4 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday, with expected snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches locally.
RentHop, an apartment search website with three former Massachusetts Institute of Technology students among its key staff, has done a deep dive into Cambridge’s OpenData platform and come out with an fascinating look at ticketing last year.
Boston recently earned the dubious distinction of being named the U.S. city with the widest gap between its top 5 percent and bottom 20 percent of earners – a problem felt in our schools and transit systems. A proposed constitutional amendment could help.
Waiting for the state to build the Grand Junction Path has so far proven a tragicomedy in infinite acts, and we are making the perfect the enemy of the very good.
Two-day BCMFest of Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic music; Royally Talented 2 talent show; Boston Chili Takedown; Boston 2016 No Pants Subway Ride; and Town Hall variety show with comedy and politics.
The booming population in Alewife is remaking the pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the North Cambridge railroad tracks before the bridge has even been built.
Some 4,184 residents voted this year in the city’s second round of participatory budgeting, which lets citizens direct $600,000 worth of the city’s overall fiscal year 2017 budget to projects they like – primarily in transportation, and primarily for bicycle safety.
The MBTA green line spur to Somerville’s Union Square from Lechmere – which affects Cambridge’s nearby Inman Square as well – is called as vulnerable to budget overruns and potential cancellation as the rest of the state’s stalled Green Line Extension project.
Six Boston area mayors and city managers announced the formation of the Greater Boston Regional Economic Compact on Wednesday, an effort to facilitate regional problem-solving among Cambridge, Somerville, Boston, Braintree, Chelsea and Quincy.
The number of households in Cambridge with no car increased to 31 percent in 2013 from 28 percent in 2000, growth of about 1,680 more households, despite the number of households rising by more than 1,000, suggested a city memo tracking parking permits.