- Allison Goldsberry The state transportation department and MBTA announced Wednesday a plan to close an anticipated $185 million budget deficit for next year. “Under the proposal, the MBTA will use a combination of administrative efficiencies, fare increases, service changes and one-time revenues to close the gap,” said a statement on MBTA.com. What that will [...]
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Fifteen businesses now participating in monthly car-free program Three more local, independent retail businesses have joined Medford Walk/Ride Days in March, bringing the new count of participants to fifteen. Walk/Ride Days is an innovative program that encourages alternatives to driving and helps to build community. On the last Friday of each month, Walk/Ride partners offer [...]
Photo courtesy MassDOT. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration are seeking feedback on the massive construction project that replaced fourteen Route 93 bridges in Medford this summer. According to MassDOT, a project of that scope would normally take four years, but new bridge construction technology made it possible in just [...]