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Unveiling West Station
Allston

Unveiling West Station

Governor Deval L. Patrick ’78, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and several transportation officials announced on Tuesday afternoon plans to build a new commuter rail station at the Harvard-owned Beacon Park Rail Yard in Allston.

Unveiling West Station
Allston

MBTA To Build Commuter Rail Station on Harvard Property in Allston

Harvard will contribute a third of the $25 million needed to build the new West Station in Allston, MBTA officials announced at Beacon Park Rail Yard.

Zipcar Question
On Campus

Zipcar Question

A representative from Zipcar explains the company's car rental system to a student at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday.

Quad Bikes Question
On Campus

Quad Bikes Question

A representative from Quad Bikes speaks with a student about their bicycle repair at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday.

Bike Fix
On Campus

Bike Fix

A representative from Quad Bikes repairs a student's bicycle at the Green Transportation Celebration hosted by CommuterChoice. The event took place at the Science Center Plaza.

Cambridge City Council

City Council Discusses Watershed Protection, Cycling Promotion

The Cambridge City Council discussed the Silver Maple Forest preservation and a bicycle counter interface at their meeting Monday evening.

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.

M2 Shuttle
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.

Inside Uber
Transportation

A Short Ride With the Uber Frau

Coppola is a self-described Uber fanatic.

Inside Uber
Profiles

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.

Offbeat

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.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board