Driving

By - 10/26/17 - 9:01 am

The Herald reports state Sen. Thomas McGee of Lynn has filed a bill to add tolls to I-93 in Boston, 128/95, Rte. 1 from Dedham to Peabody and Rte. 2 between 128 and Alewife - with the tolls going to transportation maintenance, including on the T.

S.1959 - the bill in question.

By - 10/25/17 - 9:58 pm

State Police provided this video from the Zakim tonight. No word what the bun was doing there or if either trooper was named Elmer.

By - 10/24/17 - 12:20 pm

A flaming garbage truck turned 128 north near the turnpike into a parking lot, Antoinette Antonio reports.

By - 10/23/17 - 9:43 am
Rolled over truck in Sullivan Square in Charlestown

Cleaning up the mess. Photo by Ben Walsh.

NBC Boston reports a truck carrying scrap metal rolled over in Sullivan Square this morning, making the commute through there even worse than usual.

By - 10/16/17 - 9:36 am

The Golden Triangle Planning Study is looking at improvements to the mall capital of Massachusetts, bordered by routes 9 and 30 and Speen Street. Read more.

By - 10/12/17 - 2:53 pm
Chair space savers in East Boston

And somebody in East Boston, as Kristen D. shows us, is obviously in a big hurry to get ready.

By - 10/12/17 - 9:20 am
South End flooded road

Neal Gaffey watched the flooding at Harrison Avenue and East Brookline Street late last night.

By - 10/9/17 - 9:05 am
Tree on car in Brighton

Kristin Foley surveyed the carnage on Cummings Road this morning.

By - 10/4/17 - 11:55 am
Mad Max car on Hyde Park Avenue

Jake spotted Mad Max Rockatansky's Interceptor parked on Hyde Park Avenue in Cleary Square this morning.

By - 10/4/17 - 9:25 am
Weld Hill Street in Jamaica Plain this morning

The roads around the Forest Hills T station, already a rough ride in these days of Arborway work, became even more gridlocked this morning when at least some of the traffic lights failed. Read more.

By - 10/3/17 - 11:45 am
Filled in hole at Dedham parking lot

Yesterday, David White took to Twitter to complain about the large and growing potholes in the parking lot of the Dedham Corporate Center parking lot on the Franklin Line. This morning, as you can see above, White arrived to find the holes filled.

By - 10/2/17 - 11:12 am

Some people who went to get their cars inspected today report they couldn't because of problems with a new state inspection system.

MassDOT says it's no biggie, that there were only scattered problems due to the service stations' lack of training, but one increasingly frustrated motorist begs to differ. Read more.

By - 10/2/17 - 10:34 am
Turkey vs. driver in Revere

Anthony Gulizia came across this face off on Newhall Street in Revere this morning. He adds:

Grew up here and used to see them occasionally, now it’s a weekly sighting.

By - 10/1/17 - 10:40 pm

NBC Boston reports on a two-car crash at Columbia Road and Washington Street shortly before 7 p.m. Boston EMS Incidents reports at least one of the injured was a pedestrian.

By - 10/1/17 - 3:16 pm

When Sheila Fay went shopping at Roche Bros. today, she found somebody had attempted something amazing even by the exacting standards of the store's parking lot: A car whose driver managed to take up four parking spaces.

Alas, the judges later had to deduct a full point, because, as Susan Krasker Ellsbree shows us, somebody else managed to squeeze a car (granted, a small one) into one of the spaces.

By - 9/30/17 - 9:50 am
Rain and sun at sunrise

KMV watched the sunriseshower over Boston Harbor this morning (see lightning over Nahant).

John got stuck in the parking lot that Rte. 1A in East Boston became due to flooding and a crash: Read more.

By - 9/29/17 - 4:41 pm

A dismayed citizen reports on some winter-like behavior on Morrow Road in Brighton:

At least two residents on this street have been regularly using cones to save their spots. My roommate has been moving them and parking in the spots, but last night one of her tires was slashed. I know other people have been reporting these space savers and they just keep putting more out.

By - 9/28/17 - 8:55 am
Big dog in Mini Cooper

Sandy Johnston spotted this Mini Cooper with a big dog in the Back Bay this morning.