Archive for the ‘Transportation’ Category

In the wake of a tragic accident that took the life of a young Cambridge woman last month, many have called for quick action to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians in the busy Inman Square intersection where she was killed. During several recent visits to Inman, I have watched cars, pedestrians, and cyclists narrowly […]

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Some substantial changes are coming to the Somerville Avenue/Medford Street Intersection at McGrath Highway. On April 11th, the Somerville Ave off-ramp will permanently close to traffic, along with the tunnel under the McCarthy Overpass that connects Somerville Ave and Medford Street to Washington Street. After the closure, drivers who wish to access Somerville Avenue via […]

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced a series of public meetings to discuss potential cost-saving measures proposed for the Green Line Extension. Right now, we are arguably at the most critical point in the project’s history as transportation officials, hired consultants, and the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board weigh what changes to make […]

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Later tonight, a public meeting will be held to discuss the future of late night MBTA service. The meeting will be held at Cambridge City Hall in the Sullivan Chamber from 6pm to 8pm. The MBTA Fiscal Management and Control Board has recommended the discontinuation of the late night service program, which has provided an […]

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The McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group will meet next Thursday, January 21st at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the library of the East Somerville Community School and is open to the public. In late 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) formed a working group of residents and stakeholders in order to […]

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