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Safety Advocates Set Their Sights On Medford’s Mystic MessBy Christian MilNeil |
On Wednesday evening, street safety advocates from WalkMedford will host their State House delegation for a “Walk and Talk” event along the Mystic Valley Parkway to discuss ways to reclaim their riverfront parkland from the fields of asphalt that have paved over acres of the city’s riverfront. Organizers envision the walk as a companion event […]
Is It Time for America to Break Up With the Private Car? An Interview with Lime’s Wayne TingBy Kea Wilson |
Between 42,000 crash deaths a year and rising tailpipe emissions that are swiftly killing the planet, America's long love affair with the privately-owned car hasn't exactly been a healthy relationship. Now, one micromobility company is sending a message to riders that it's time to break up — even if their cities aren't perfectly ridable yet.
State Leaders Rally for Transit Funding in BudgetBy Melanie Curry |
With only a few weeks left to finalize a budget, transit agencies warning they may have to make deep service cuts as soon as this summer
Op-ed: Consolidate the Bay Area’s Transit AgenciesBy Ian Griffiths |
Legislators considering allocating funding are right to be asking for a plan for financial sustainability and ridership growth. It is also reasonable to question whether Bay Area transit, which is delivered by 27 transit independent operators with no requirements for coordination, is optimally structured to deliver the best possible, most efficient service to the public in the near- and long-term.
New Somerville Bike Plan Envisions Bike Routes On 1/4 of the City’s StreetsBy Christian MilNeil |
The plan would put a protected bike lane or a traffic-calmed neighborhood bike route within a few blocks of every address in the city.
Hit-and-run driver killed Angela R. Mcknight, 49, crossing street in Lawndale on Memorial DayBy John Greenfield |
Tragically, a hit-and-run SUV driver fatally struck Angela R. Mcknight, 49, as she crossed the 1200 block of South Independence Drive yesterday evening in the Lawndale neighborhood.