At 6:03 p.m., the MBTA posted on Twitter that trains would bypass the Harvard Square station “at the request of police.” Multiple vehicles from the Cambridge Police and Fire departments soon lined the intersection of JFK Street and Brattle Street, blocking vehicle traffic.
The plaza at the heart of Harvard Square is under construction to both renovate the elevator outside the Harvard Square T station and restore the historic Out of Town News kiosk.
A 66-year-old man was struck and killed by a Red Line train at the Porter Square station Sunday morning around 7 a.m.
The City of Cambridge celebrated Black History Month through a series of initiatives and events that recognized the achievements of African Americans.
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.
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.
Standing by a congested intersection and braving 21 degree weather, Allstonians held up colorful signs to protest construction delays on West Station.