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Cambridge

Cambridge License Commission Discusses Crackdown on Ridesharing Services

The drafted regulations would require services like Uber to obtain city-sanctioned licenses and limit which devices may be used to calculate fares, among other rules.

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Harvard Medical School

Graduate Students Aim To Expand M2 Shuttle Service

At a meeting of the Harvard Graduate Student Government last Tuesday, students passed a resolution to expand M2 shuttle service to include Sunday operations.

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Transportation

A Short Ride With the Uber Frau

Coppola is a self-described Uber fanatic.

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Inside Uber

Camille Z. Coppola '14 looks outside of the window while riding in an Uber vehicle. She has Ubered about 50 times.

Undergraduate Council

College Administrators To Convene Working Group on Student Organization Transportation

About a month after an undergraduate died in a car crash while returning to campus from an out-of-state mock trial competition, College administrators will convene a working group to examine the challenges surrounding student group transportation.

Cambridge

New Pilot Program To Keep Hubway’s Cambridge Stations Open Throughout the Winter

For the first time since the Boston-area bike-sharing company Hubway was founded two and a half years ago, Cambridge will keep its Hubway bikes on the road this winter season.

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Lana Sitnikova and her daughter sport Hubway bikes on their visit to Harvard from the West Coast. Hubway has become a popular means of transportation for Cambridge tourists.

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Hubway’s rental bikes, located steps away from the Harvard Square MBTA station, are easily accessible to Harvard students. Ease of use has made transportation start-ups like Hubway and car-sharing service ZipCar popular in Cambridge.

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Where to Go with a Pedicab

Spring brings with it the colorful yet expensive lawn chairs, round two of midterms and exams, and the frequent sighting of pedicabs. A mix of bicycle and chariot, pedicabs are an alternative way to tour or travel through the Cambridge and Boston landscape. They typically seat two people. They are clean, green, and follow a ‘Pay as you please’ scheme. Where can you go with a pedicab? Here are just a few ideas.

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College

After Administrative Review, Party Shuttle Returns, Subdued

After the conspicuous absence of strobe lights and pulsing music on the late-night routes of the Yard-Quad Express prompted rumors a week ago that “the party shuttle” had been shut down for good, this past weekend saw the revelry return in subdued form.

Student Life

Fung Wah Bus Service Ordered to Shut Down

Fung Wah, the low-budget Chinatown bus service, has been ordered by federal and state officials to suspend service indefinitely following reports that the company’s fleet posed serious safety risk.

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Undergraduate Council

From Harvard Square to Logan Airport

Thanksgiving is a mere two days away. Swayed by the holiday spirit, Flyby has compiled a list of options for making it to the airport in one piece, so you can get home for family, turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, etc.

Square Business

New Bike Sharing Company Moves to Kendall

Just months after Boston’s Hubway opened its first bike station in Cambridge, Zagster, one of the nation’s oldest bicycle sharing companies, has moved its headquarters from Philadelphia to Kendall Square.

On Campus

Hubway Expands Everywhere (But the Quad)

After a year in Boston, New Balance's bike-sharing program, Hubway, has expanded rapidly into Cambridge and Somerville. This expansion gives Harvard students a cheaper and greener, albeit more strenuous, alternative to the shuttle.

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