Josh Wardell watched in amazement this morning as the warning lights came on where the train tracks cross Main Street in Cambridge and drivers said "screw that" and just kept on going.
The Attleboro Sun Chronicle reports that MassDOT plans to change our highway exit numbers from straight numerical sequences to numbers based on their distance from a particular point.
Seems most of the rest of the country now uses this mileage-based system and the feds want us to convert. Read more.
A possibly sleep-deprived citizen reported at 11:04 a.m. that this mini-van's alarm had been "going off every 15 minutes or so for the past 5 hours."
Around 10:20 a.m. on the third floor of the garage off Cambridge and North Anderson streets. Firefighters quickly doused the flames.
Alex Jones urged drivers to abandon all hope after two cars engaged in a sheet-metal tango shortly before 5 p.m. where Washington, New Washington and South streets come together.
When Joseph Morrison drove into the back of an SUV stopped on Ellington Street at Blue Hill Avenue around 8:30 this morning, he tried to flee by backing up - only to plow into a minivan. Then, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charges, he put his Altima back in drive and hit the SUV driver, who'd gotten out to try to stop him, knocking her to the ground and driving over her foot. Read more.
Shortly before 7 p.m., the driver of a car with New York plates rolled over on Beacon Street at Carlton in Brookline, shutting both the road and the Green Line, Nick Barber reports.
MassDOT is doing the exhortations. State Police agree: It's wicked slippery out there!
Keenan Langlois reports that tonight he saw his first near-storrowing.
Vicki the roving UHub photographer wasn't doing much roving on the turnpike in Natick this afternoon when turkeys began turkeying all over the place, bringing traffic on both sides to a complete halt.
She did get a brief glimpse of one of the walking Butterballs by the Jersey barriers as she inched forward westbound.
Jed Hresko spotted this well-plated Tesla today on Franklin Street downtown.
A BPD officer providing escort service for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was injured in a crash on O'Brien Highway in front of the Museum of Science this morning.
The Secret Service tweeted it is "praying for the speedy recovery" of officer James Scopa.
Police had initially identified the motorcade as belonging to Hillary Clinton, in town for a fundraiser, but later updated to say it was a motorcade for the Italian prime minister.
City councilors said today they will work to craft a proposal that would let Boston drop the speed limit on most roads to 20 m.p.h. - just 15 m.p.h. in school zones. Read more.
The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports the city will be installing speed bumps in the Stonybrook area to get drivers to slow the hell down - and while they're slowing down, they can look at some of the street art the streets will also be getting.