The city’s noble opposition to ads or branding on its Hubway bike rental system is crumbling, with councillor Tim Toomey making a formal request Monday for the city manager to rethink the ban.
Dozens if not hundreds of people with poor impulse control are taking pictures of an ad from a company that can’t use spell check!
HyreCar lets lets people rent a car to become a driver for Uber and Lyft – so people who don’t own cars can drive for other people who don’t have cars. It’s the sharing economy squared.
The sharing economy, which shakes up the concept of ownership and employment through the application of new technologies, gets a look this weekend at a free “Making the Sharing Economy Work for Everyone” panel.
A move to “pause” implementation of the standardized test called PARCC won support Tuesday from the School Committee and will be sent to the city’s legislative delegation and other state-level education leaders.
The Cambridge License Commission has begun begin requiring that all Cambridge taxi cabs have electronic credit card processing capability.
Members are sought for the city’s two-year terms on the Transit Advisory Committee. The application deadline is May 1.
The affected streets include Otis, Thorndike, Hurley, Fifth and Sciarappa. Crews are to begin removing “Do Not Enter” signs today throughout the neighborhood.
Customers pay to enter a T station to take a train based on MBTA train estimates, and the state has had more than a year to make those estimates accurate.
In less than a month the MBTA will make a recommendation to the state for keeping or ending late-night T service, which is just wrapping up a year’s test (and, delightfully, got an extension to June 19).