Driving

By - 8/3/17 - 3:20 pm
Smashed car at Trader Joe's

Mike the roving UHub photographer reports from the Trader Joe's parking lot this afternoon:

Lady smashed into the black car repeatedly until it hit the building, then said she didn't know what happened. Parking is tight at TJ's but wow!

By - 8/1/17 - 8:04 am

Rick Macomber chronicled a storrowing, shortly after 2 a.m. on the inbound side at the Longfellow.

By - 7/31/17 - 1:48 pm
Car hits hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester

Scott Cluett reports a motorist managed to take out a hydrant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester around 1:15 p.m. The Dorchester Reporter reports the driver suffered a "medical emergency" before hitting the hydrant.

By - 7/31/17 - 9:11 am
Commonwealth Avenue bridge work under way

Photographynatalia took a look at the construction work on Comm. Ave. where it crosses the turnpike yesterday as workers begin to replace half the bridge (with the other half to get replaced next year).

If you normally drive/ride over the bridge, how was your commute this morning? Read more.

By - 7/30/17 - 10:54 am

Jacquelyn Goddard at MassDOT shows us some of the work to replace half the Commonwealth Avenue bridge in front of the BU Bridge over the next three weeks.

Earlier, John McLachlan took a look at where the Green Line used to be:

By - 7/28/17 - 12:59 pm
Batcycle gets a ticket in Fort Point

A roving UHub photographer spotted this Batcycle with a fresh Boston parking ticket on Summer Street in Fort Point today.

By - 7/27/17 - 11:45 am
Flipped truck in the Seaport area.

Manu shows us the tractor trailer now resting on its side after flipping shortly before 11 a.m. at Congress and B streets. He reports the driver was taken away in an ambulance. Read more

By - 7/26/17 - 9:30 pm
Workers getting Comm. Ave. bridge ready to be blocked

Workers gearing up to shut off traffic. Photo by Greg Hum.

The long awaited, little anticipated shutdown of the Comm. Ave. bridge began at 9 p.m., affecting motorists, Green Line and bus riders, Worcester Line riders and the braver souls heading to Springfield and Chicago on Amtrak. Boston Magazine runs down the details of the work, which the state says is pretty necessary on account of the bridge falling apart.

By - 7/24/17 - 5:40 pm
Wanted car

UPDATE: State Police report they found the guy - a Lynn man who now faces a variety of charges.

State Police say a guy who caused a three-car crash on Land Boulevard this morning pulled off an old trick when he told the other drivers to pull over to the side of the road to exchange papers, which they did, but he instead just drove away. Read more.

By - 7/22/17 - 12:15 am

A man walking on Dedham Parkway in Dedham, just past the entrance to the Georgetowne Homes development, was struck and seriously injured around 11:45 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By - 7/21/17 - 11:45 am
Truck almost gets ripped to shreds getting on Storrow Drive in Boston

The driver of this truck didn't shred it while making a run for Storrow Drive near Mass. Eye and Ear this morning. Shamus Moynihan provides the evidence. State and Boston Police had to shut the ramp while the driver backed up and awaited his obligatory ticket.

By - 7/20/17 - 5:31 pm
Flipped truck on Storrow Drive

Kevin couldn't help but notice the flipped, storrowed box truck outbound by the Fenway/Kenmore exit on Storrow Drive around 5 p.m. (although seems the flipping happened a little after 4).

By - 7/20/17 - 12:57 pm

The Boston Transportation Department today identified five neighborhoods that, over the next year, will get city-funded street changes in an attempt to make side streets safer by making motorists slow down: Read more.

By - 7/20/17 - 9:03 am

WBZ reports on what caused big delays on the turnpike from Weston back this morning.

By - 7/18/17 - 8:15 pm

Josh Oberler shows us what he saw when a camper driver backed up after realizing there was no way forward for him or her on Storrow inbound this afternoon.

By - 7/18/17 - 8:09 am

State Police report they are investigating an "apparent car-to-car shooting" around 5:20 a.m. on I-93 northbound just before the Furnace Brook Parkway exit. Read more.

By - 7/14/17 - 10:06 pm
Vandalized car

Ndorb reports that in addition to the shrink wrapping and partial tree, this car parked outside the Old Navy at the South Bay Mall had also been egged.

By - 7/12/17 - 2:53 pm

State Police State Police report the driver of a BMW heading eastbound on the Massachusetts Turnpike near the New Balance complex drove into two men who were trying to secure the load on a trailer attached to their stopped pickup shortly after 2:30 p.m. Read more.

By - 7/9/17 - 9:49 pm

BPD Capt. John Greland reports a crash tonight outside 165 Saratoga St was serious enough to have the homicide unit and the fatal-accident reconstruction team called in just in case.