MBTA Ceiling Panel Falls and Nearly Strikes Rider, Prompting System-Wide Inspection
After a ceiling panel fell and nearly hit a rider at the Harvard Square station on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Red Line Wednesday afternoon, the transit system began an audit of all similar panels on Friday.
Shuttle Crash 1
A Harvard shuttle crashed into a building on John F. Kennedy Street Wednesday evening.
Shuttle Crash 2
Firefighters from the Cambridge Fire Department examine a compartment at the back of the shuttle.
MBTA Fare Changes
The MBTA is considering new fare structures to increase equity within its systems.
Students Navigate Transportation, Housing Logistics for Harvard-Yale
One week away from the Harvard-Yale Game, College students said they are juggling a whirlwind of logistics — transportation, housing, and tickets — to adapt to coronavirus-related restrictions surrounding the Game.
Harvard Students Turn to BlueBikes Amid Record Ridership in Cambridge
Now, students are turning in increasing numbers to BlueBikes, a bicycle sharing system that operates in the Boston metropolitan area, to get around.
SEAS Students Adjust to Allston Commute
With most classes two weeks underway, students at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences say they have mostly adapted to their elongated commute to Harvard’s new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston.
The Massachusetts Turnpike currently runs parallel to the Charles River before taking an above-ground detour as it bisects the neighborhood of Allston.
Harvard Announces Purchase of 100% Electric Buses
Harvard purchased four fully electric shuttle buses to curb its use of fossil fuels on campus.
Department of Transport Proposes New Plan to Redesign Mass. Turnpike in Allston
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board announced Monday a new proposal for the design of the Allston Multimodal Project which would not alter the Massachusetts Turnpike and Soldiers Field Road.
‘Virtually Empty’ Harvard Shuttles Switch to On-Demand Service
Harvard Transportation and Parking stopped running its shuttles Monday, shifting to an on-demand van service to serve the University’s mostly empty campus.
Federal Highway Administrators Present at MassPike Project Meeting
In the meeting, officials went over a draft of an environmental impact scoping report for the $1.1 billion project, which will lower the Mass. Turnpike to ground level in Allston and elevate Soldiers Field Road along the Charles River onto a new viaduct.
MBTA Fare Hikes Event
Daniel J. Totten (right) talks to a representative from the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority about his concerns regarding proposed fare increases.
Mike D. Stanley, CEO of Transit X, shows off the pod he hopes will revolutionize public transit.
Cambridge City Council Members Discuss Safe Travel Network for Bicyclists
The Cambridge City Council held a hearing of the Transportation and Public Utilities Committee on Tuesday to discuss a safety initiatives for bicyclists.
Bikes on Campus
Student bikes saturate the bike racks outside of Weld in the middle of winter.
Cambridge Ponders Electric Scooter Program After Unexpected Summer 'Flock’ of LimeBikes and Birds
A sudden inundation of electric ride-sharing scooters so startled the City of Cambridge this summer that officials took legal action to halt their spread. Now, the city is pondering piloting an electric scooter program.
Scooting into City Hall
Representatives from electric scooter companies Bird and LimeBike attended a public hearing held by city officials to discuss a possible pilot scooter program.
66-Year-Old Man Struck and Killed By Red Line Train
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.
Cambridge Highlights Affordable Housing in Annual Report
The City of Cambridge highlighted affordable housing measures, infrastructure developments, and transportation policies in annual report.
Mass. Secretary Urges MassDOT to Further West Station Analysis
Mass. Secretary Matthew A. Beaton called for further review by the Department of Transportation’s recent evaluation of Allston’s West Station.
The Boston Area Brigade of Activists and Musicians plays at the "Transit Not Traffic" rally in Allston.