In which I earn my online handle ... This afternoon I needed to get from Medford to the South End. If I time it right, it takes about 45 minutes, which is really not that bad. So I take a 101 bus from Medford Square to Sullivan Station ... … [Read more...]
The MBTA is a basket case.
Just heard that the Red Line forced everyone off at Park Street -- Lord knows what's happening now. This is what they say on the MBTA website: "Red Line experiencing minor delays at this time, due to an earlier disabled train at Alewife … [Read more...]
If wishes were trains
... then Eileen McNamara would ride. Gosh, I wish, I wish I could share her optimism that public transit will seem more attractive in light of recent events:Skyrocketing gas prices and the collapse of ceiling panels in the Interstate 90 … [Read more...]
Green Line extension to pick up federal funds at Silver Line’s expense?
The transit newsletter called "LivableStreets" has posted this intriguing item on the proposed Green Line extension to Somerville and West Medford:Though unconfirmed, LivableStreets has learned that the Boston Metropolitan Planning … [Read more...]
A Boston transit strike??
Argh. The Globe reports today that upcoming negotiations between the MBTA and its several unions are expected to be "the most contentious in years." And some observers are warning that a strike is more likely on this go-round in … [Read more...]
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