At 10 p.m. on Friday, the last toll will be collected by hand somewhere along the turnpike and the new electronic system gets turned on. Read more.
Nasty Tasha came across a truck that almost made it out of the tunnel in Belmont Center, but instead wound up nice and storrowed early this afternoon.
WBZ reports on the 12:20 p.m. crash at School and Washington streets.
Roving UHub photographer Jiaan Hyland gives us a look at the scene on D Street just off Summer, where an 18-wheeler was resting comfortably on its side around 1 p.m.
If you're willing to go through the security checkpoint, Boston Public Works has put some scale models of the new North Washington Street bridge up in the City Hall lobby.
Tons of photos and renderings of the current and replacement bridges.
Because it seems Hatoff's on Washington Street in JP, with the famous slogan, ran out of gas this afternoon. Disappointed motorists can, of course, wash their sorrows away at the Drinking Fountain.
Adam Pieniazek reports traffic on I-93 south into town slowed to a crawl around 3 p.m. as people slowed to look at and photograph the turkey just ambling along in the breakdown lane.
About an hour later, Tom was still causing backups, but now on the offramp to Sullivan Square, as Ben Green shows us: Read more.
Mya Roget, a student at the Boston Community Leadership Academy, died in a car crash around 12:50 p.m. at American Legion Highway at Clare Avenue, off Hyde Park Avenue. Read more.
A Redditor reports that this tanker truck stopped just before striking a low-clearance bridge on Storrow Drive this morning, fouling up traffic.
Looks to be eastbound just before the Silber Way footbridge.
Cambridge Police report arresting a local homeless man on charges he stole an ambulance from Cambridge Hospital Tuesday afternoon. Read more.
David Harris notes the advantage of having a Smart Car in the city (note that the perpendicular Smart Car is right in front of a behemoth Mini Cooper).
Welcome to Dot reports northbound traffic on Dot. Ave. came to a complete halt in Ashmont thanks to this stupid bus driver - except for the occasional driver who tried swinging round and driving on the other side of the street.
Kevin reports a truck driver who barely cleared the BU footbridge outbound this morning was gunning for the next bridge, but was pulled over by a state trooper who stopped him from testing his luck a second time and forced him to slowly back up under the footbridge and into one of those emergency cutouts to await the swift administration of justice. Kevin photographed the truck as it backed up.