By - 11/29/15 - 11:56 am

Saturday evening near the Longfellow, WBZ reports.

By - 11/24/15 - 6:33 pm
Gridlock in Boston

Dutch provides some views of the gridlock on this pre-Thanksgiving Tuesday, such as in East Cambridge.

By - 11/24/15 - 6:23 pm
Police a safe distance from flaming car in Cambridge

Fire extinguisher at the ready, police officers watch flaming car. Photo by Kat.

Around 5:40 p.m., afertig reported a car engulfed in flames on Mass. Ave. Erica Hersh reports one person helped into an ambulance and traffic at a standstill.

By - 11/24/15 - 5:07 pm
Old cars parked without resident permits

A peeved citizen, or maybe a citizen who's trying to be funny, it's hard to tell when it comes to Southie, filed a complaint today that these two cars, parked outside 61 M St., don't have residential parking permits.

The city replies: Read more.

By - 11/22/15 - 3:22 pm
I-93 car fire

Cara and Christopher report a car fire on I-93 northbound at the Charlestown/Somerville line that can be smelled from the Community College T stop and which now has traffic backed to the tunnel.

By - 11/19/15 - 10:31 am

Cambridge Police report the driver of a black pick-up caught on a surveillance camera knocking a bicyclist down and then fleeing has been identified and ordered to appear in court on a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. He's from Medford, police say.

By - 11/19/15 - 7:55 am
Stuck truck on Storrow Drive

Good Lord! Shawn the roving UHub photographer wasn't roving very much around 6:40 a.m. when he took this photo of a blessed truck on everybody's favorite river road, the one with all the "CARS ONLY" signs at the entrance ramps:

When Storrow is bumper to bumper at 6:30 in the morning, you know there’s a truck.

By - 11/15/15 - 1:24 pm
Dueling signs in the South End

A puzzled citizen wonders about the thought process that led a city worker to place a crosswalk sign right in front of a no-left-turn sign at Columbus Avenue and W. Rutland Square in the South End.

By - 11/14/15 - 12:10 pm
Stupid Boston parking ticket

An aggrieved citizen is fed up with the city's pay-by-phone app for parking spaces - and the city meter watchers who ignore it: Read more.

By - 11/13/15 - 10:03 pm

BU Today reports on the impending work to buttress the bridge over the turnpike and train tracks, which is falling apart enough to force the shutdown of the B Line this past summer.

By - 11/12/15 - 6:13 pm
Stuck truck in the Back Bay

Kim photographed the truck that got stuck on St. James Street at Berkeley shortly after 5:10 p.m.

Rob, on foot, watched the scene for awhile, reports:

He finally made the reverse angle park into loading dock. There was applause.

By - 11/12/15 - 7:50 am
Truck stuck on Storrow Drive

Kara Sassone shows us the reason Soldiers Field Road is backed up onto Storrow Drive this morning. Or as she puts it:

Thanks. Thanks a lot.

By - 11/9/15 - 10:19 pm

Boston Magazine reports. What does that say about the endless debate about how much parking new residential buildings should have?

By - 11/9/15 - 4:33 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports the Baker administration is drafting legislation to let cars with no drivers toodle around our local byways.

By - 11/7/15 - 7:39 pm
Rescuing two people from a car in the Charles River

Divers at the scene. Photo by Kelli O'Hara.

Updated Sunday a.m. with latest State Police info.

State Police report a driver from North Smithfield, RI ran a red light at Leverett Circle, sideswiped a car, then crashed through a fence and into the Charles River, killing himself and his passenger.
Read more.

By - 11/6/15 - 10:45 am

You may have heard how the Sagamore Bridge was closed this morning because of a crash involving a cranberry truck. The Cape Cod Times reports the other truck was carrying seafood.

UPDATE: And now a lobster boat is on fire off Ipswich. Bad day for New England foodstuffs.

By - 11/5/15 - 3:27 pm

State officials come to Roslindale next week to discuss the intersection of Walter Street with Centre Street between the Arboretum and Hebrew SeniorLife. Read more.

By - 11/1/15 - 9:42 am

The New England Center for Investigative Reporting reports on the driving-test pay-for-play system at the Registry: Auto schools pay for guaranteed time slots for tests, and their students get in ahead of people who somehow managed to get the same time for tests.