Black men and other men of color are being invited to reflect, mourn, and heal together in a “Celebration of Life” bike ride through Roxbury this Saturday. Organizer James Adius Pierre, a lifelong Cambridge resident, says that the ride is inspired by the summer’s unrest and the August 28 anniversary of the March on Washington. […]
This week, Boston Transportation Department crews are busy painting a new roadway layout on American Legion Highway that will add a new 2-mile-long link in Boston’s growing network of protected bike lanes. Your StreetsblogMASS editor took a ride on the street on Monday morning to check out the progress. Even though more work remains to […]
In two weeks, the Regional Transportation District will welcome eight new members to its Board of Directors. Seven will be elected by voters within each district but the eighth seat—District I—will be chosen by the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners. District I consists of the eastern part of Boulder County, which includes most of […]
Metro's Board sends a strong rebuke to Metro's Highway Program
It costs less to insure an SUV, despite its role in the pedestrian death crisis. And drunk drivers barely pay more for insurance (why can they even get insurance again?).
Raising the city gas tax a few cents a gallon would help deter unnecessary car trips while addressing the budget shortfall, without causing undue fiscal pain for residents.