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The Hubway bike-rental system is shutting down for the winter throughout Boston, Brookline and Somerville – but not in Cambridge, which gets a pilot program to test year-round Hubway service.
Here’s a car service app Cambridge won’t fight – one that aims to get cars fixed as cheaply and conveniently as possible while bringing auto repair shops new customers.
In a video released Wednesday, Toomey describes work he has done to bring the rail trail closer to construction, including adding the path to the East Cambridge Open Space Planning Study and securing $500,000 in funding from MIT.
The recent announcement that New Balance will pay for a new commuter rail stop in Brighton that will service their employees and the public proves it: Companies will help pay for transit projects if we ask them.
The welcome wagon is going to get a workout. There will soon be more than 2,400 new neighbors in eight apartment complexes under development in Cambridge between Route 2 and Concord Avenue, straining every form of transportation we have.
Unlicensed livery drivers are safe to drive in Cambridge with the lifting of a moratorium on livery licenses enacted in 2000, part of an ongoing revamp of rules that follows a losing lawsuit and two summertime hearings.
Dennis Carlone, a candidate for City Council, said the interest alone on the city’s $142 million in free cash could go a long way toward increasing affordable housing and improving transportation.
Gather around the piano (on a city street near you). Welcome MICE back onto your comics bookshelf. Go back to our musical roots. Celebrate Somerville’s sweetest invention: Fluff. And take care of all your fall and winter bicycle needs.
There are vacancies on the city’s Commercial Parking Control Committee, which reviews applications and decides whether to issue commercial parking permits and decides if spaces have been operated improperly or illegally as commercial parking.
With some 2,000 more apartments and condos on the fast track for construction in the Alewife area, the city is looking anew at adding public transportation options and a bridge across the train tracks for use by pedestrians and bicyclists.