Uber and Lyft drivers were involved in 1,098 crashes in the city of Boston last year – roughly a quarter of all motor vehicle collisions in the city – according to data from a state agency that regulates the app-based ridesharing companies. This year, for the first time, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, which […]
Smoking, once a celebrated totem of American culture, is increasingly an ostracized habit of the marginal few. Getting there, though, took deliberate vision, coordinated efforts, and persistent policy trial and error over decades — and those efforts reveal a partial roadmap for breaking our country’s similarly dangerous addiction to cars.
A city spokesperson tells StreetsblogMASS that there are "plans to have a two-way cycle track on the south side of the Muddy River crossing (Brookline Avenue between Park Drive and Fenway), as well as a two-way cycle track connecting north along Park Drive to the Fenway Path through the Landmark Center site."
A 70 year-old Somerville man died this weekend from injuries he sustained when a driver opened his car door into him while he was riding his bike on Broadway near the Tufts University campus. According to a press release from Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, the collision occurred on Friday, August 12 around 11:20 a.m. […]