A low bid for completing the stalled MBTA green line extension project means not just that the project can go forward, but that its seven light-rail stations won’t be as bare-bones as feared.
Fired up by protected bike lanes they feel are hurting local retailers, a group of residents and business leaders are vowing to take over citywide transportation planning by forming a grassroots group.
Our lack of 24-hour or even late-night culture continues to baffle: We have four major institutions of higher learning full of students who need to study and be social, not to mention packed with entrepreneurs and innovators. Is everyone in bed by midnight?
We desperately need candidates for City Council who understand the obvious: There’s a massive problem with the way people ride their bikes in this city. But it doesn’t look like we’re going to get them this election.
Even candidates for City Council who don’t get elected – or reelected – have ideas that should survive the campaign at least long enough for thorough consideration, though of course the proposers want the chance to pursue them personally from City Hall.
Except for the Head of the Charles weekend Oct. 21- 22 and the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the red line T will be replaced by buses every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 17.
After a few blistering comments from citizens about new bike lanes, city officials apologized Monday for rollouts that seemed to happen too quickly and without enough public outreach.
PARKing Day; Danehy Park Family Day; EMFest, Your Friends Fest 2017 and the Black Market; Cambridge Discovery Day; and the 14th Annual Revels RiverSing.
It was just a rocky rollout for bike lanes on Brattle Street in Harvard Square, but it delivered fears of a moratorium on future safe-bicycling infrastructure and complaints from city officials to Monday’s meeting of the City Council, its only meeting of the summer.
After eight years of parking meter changes applied to only targeted parts of the city, prices will begin rising citywide starting Monday, bringing in as much as $900,000 in additional revenue annually.