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Uber, Lyft and Sidecar shrink taxi industry while Cambridge debates credit card rules

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar shrink taxi industry while Cambridge debates credit card rules

Incredibly in 2014, Cambridge taxies aren’t required to take credit cards – but they soon may be. Will it be too late to save Cambridge cabs?

Skeptical councillors kill ‘Carlone petition’ taking power to judge large developments

Skeptical councillors kill ‘Carlone petition’ taking power to judge large developments

A plan to give more power to the City Council over large projects in two city neighborhoods died Monday in a 5-3 vote.

Crashing bore? Not this simulator-laden Traffic Safety Awareness Day on Tuesday

Crashing bore? Not this simulator-laden Traffic Safety Awareness Day on Tuesday

A Traffic Safety Awareness Day might sound like a drag, but the federal Volpe Transportation Center has those wonderful toys.

Doubling cost of evening parking hours again, city cites success of Central Square

Doubling cost of evening parking hours again, city cites success of Central Square

Parking rates are doubling to $2 per hour after 6 p.m. in Central Square, a change taking place immediately at five city lots there.

Haystack helps find those elusive parking spaces, but driving conditions are slippery

Haystack helps find those elusive parking spaces, but driving conditions are slippery

Haystack Mobile, an app that lets people trade public parking spots for money, has a official launch Thursday, but not everyone is happy about it.

Man gives no-contest plea to lesser charge in driving fatality on Massachusetts Ave.

Man gives no-contest plea to lesser charge in driving fatality on Massachusetts Ave.

A 68-year-old Arlington man pleaded no contest to a charge of driving with an expired license when his car struck and killed a Cambridge woman.

Councillors caution: If mall doesn’t help walkers, city might take parking lot land

Councillors caution: If mall doesn’t help walkers, city might take parking lot land

The threat of a land taking at Fresh Pond Mall was raised to solve the dangers of crossing a busy parking lot to get to the T.

Bridj startup plans to roll out big data, luxury buses, beat the T for commuters

Bridj startup plans to roll out big data, luxury buses, beat the T for commuters

A company is joining services such as Zipcar and Uber in competing with traditional transportation such as taxi and the T: Bridj.

First look at city regulating car services brings online firestorm, heated hearing

First look at city regulating car services brings online firestorm, heated hearing

Furor over regulation of app-driven ride programs such as Uber hasn’t calmed since a License Commission meeting Tuesday.

Bicycle Network Plan holding open house from 5 to 8 p.m. June 12 at Main Library

A Bicycle Plan Open House is being held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday to gather ideas to make Cambridge the most bicycle-friendly city on the planet.

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