Zipcar, the hourly car-rental company founded in Cambridge in 2000, is having a promotion Thursday to play chauffeur while customers play “Pokémon Go.”
“Searching for Sanctuary” storytelling night; grand opening parties for Knight Moves and the Somerville Curiosity Shop; seventh annual World Naked Bike Ride Boston; W.C. Fields’ silent double feature; and Strip Zeppelin III.
The green line extension is moving forward with a scaled-back, less expensive plan to bring light rail through Medford and Somerville, the project’s interim management team said, likely leading to a fall request for up to $25 million in aid from Cambridge.
The Cambridge Taxi Drivers and Owners Association sued the License Commission in federal court June 30, demanding that the commission enforce its taxi regulations on Uber and Lyft, rather than allowing them to keep operating with less regulatory burden.
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City offices will be closed Monday in observance of the Independence Day holiday, schedules are affected and many roads closest to the fireworks will have different rules for traffic and parking.
The death of bicyclist Amanda Phillips in Inman Square has focused political will for change and, as requested by a City Council order, resulted in the fast-tracking of changes planned for a chaotic and crowded intersection of five city streets, city officials said Monday.
The city is thinking about how to make Inman Square better and safer for all modes of transportation, as well as turning it into a community gathering point. Normally this would take years to see to fruition.
A bid for $25 million in state funding for infrastructure such as roads and a dedicated sewer connection comes at a crucial time for future development in the NorthPoint neighborhood off East Cambridge.
Thursday’s death of a bicyclist in Inman Square came exactly a month after the most recent request by city officials for a solution to tame its convoluted and dangerous traffic patterns.