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The Mayor’s Speech
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Adopts Black History Policy Order

The City of Cambridge celebrated Black History Month through a series of initiatives and events that recognized the achievements of African Americans.

Allston Construction
Allston

Harvard Affiliates Praise the University’s West Station Pledge

In Jan. 2018, Harvard promised $50 million to fund West Station, a commuter rail stop on the Framingham-Worcester line, and up to $8 million to help construct another, interim transportation station in Allston.

Allston Construction
City Politics

In Allston, Mixed Feelings Over Univ. Funding for West Station

In the wake of the University’s pledge some Allston and Brighton residents said they were thrilled by the promised influx of Harvard money. Others were less optimistic.

Honk if You Hate Traffic
Allston

Allstonians Rally to Protest Against West Station Delay

Standing by a congested intersection and braving 21 degree weather, Allstonians held up colorful signs to protest construction delays on West Station.

Pepper Spray on the MBTA
Cambridge

Pepper Spray Causes Irritation in Harvard T Stop

A release of pepper spray in the Harvard MBTA station briefly closed the Red Line stop Sunday, burning the eyes of some passerby and hospitalizing one person.

Pepper Spray on the MBTA
MBTA

Pepper Spray on the MBTA

The T station in Harvard Square was closed briefly on Sunday evening following reports of pepper spray released inside.

HUID and Charlie Card
Undergraduate Council

Freshmen Praise CharlieCard HUID Integration

A pilot program that allows Harvard University IDs to be used as MBTA “CharlieCards” has drawn praise from members of the Class of 2021.

All Aboard
MBTA

All Aboard

Passengers line up outside an arriving MBTA subway car, preparing to board during rush hour traffic Thursday evening.

MBTA Round-Trip Fare Hikes Graph
Undergraduate Council

MBTA Round-Trip Fare Hikes Graph

MBTA Round-Trip Fare Hikes Graph
College

After MBTA Fare Hike, UC Augments Transportation Funding

The UC's Finance Committee voted unanimously to increase the maximum transportation subsidy student organizations may receive in response to an increase in fares due to take effect July 1.

Late-night T Service Stops
Student Life

Late-night T Service Stops

People rush in and out of the Harvard Square T station shortly before the service shut down for the night on Saturday, the first night during which there was no late-night T service.

Sealing the Deal
College

Photos of the Weekend 03.19.16

Late-night T Service Stops
Student Life

Harvard Students Ambivalent About Late Night T Cuts

Harvard students said they were either unaware or ambivalent about the end of late-night service on the T on March 18, following a unanimous MBTA vote in February.

Harvard in the City

MBTA Increases Fares Amid Public Protest

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority fiscal control board voted on March 7 to increase the cost of riding the T and buses, changes slated to take effect in July.

MBTA Fare
College

MBTA Votes Unanimously to Cut Late Night Weekend Service

The cuts will end T service after midnight on Friday and Saturday nights and are slated to take effect on March 18. Currently, the T ceases operations at 2:00 a.m. on weekend nights.

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