Driving

By - 11/3/16 - 12:56 am

State Police report a woman rushing across Gallivan Boulevard at Milton Avenue to catch a bus was hit by a car around 10:30 p.m. Read more.

By - 11/2/16 - 9:37 pm

Around 9 p.m., where Centre Street turns into VFW Parkway, Follow Cookie reports, adding the driver was able to crawl out.

By - 10/31/16 - 12:24 pm
Crash at Commonwealth Avenue and Dartmouth Street

Penny Cherubino happened on this scene at Commonwealth Avenue and Dartmouth Street around 11:45 a.m., reports that ten cars were hit - or damaged in a chain reaction among parked vehicles. Read more.

By - 10/30/16 - 12:41 pm
Truck stopping traffic at 1A in East Boston

Usually trucks get stuck where Neptune and Bennington streets and Rte. 1A come together, but today's truck-related jam up, Eastie Strong shows us, was at the Sumner Tunnel entrance.

By - 10/29/16 - 11:41 am

Dana Jay Bein shows us the conflagration on Storrow Drive around 10:40 a.m. He says the occupants seemed to get out OK.

By - 10/27/16 - 8:46 pm

Massachusetts Turnpike Toll Plaza Demolition and Reconstruction

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.

By - 10/27/16 - 1:35 pm
Stuck truck in Belmont Center

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.

By - 10/25/16 - 3:30 pm

WBZ reports on the 12:20 p.m. crash at School and Washington streets.

By - 10/25/16 - 3:01 pm
Overturned truck in South Boston

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.

By - 10/24/16 - 11:30 pm

State Police report a 17-year-old driving an Envoy with four passengers on Rte. 145 near Hillside Avenue around 7:45 p.m. lost control, sending the car into a rollover. Read more.

By - 10/20/16 - 11:44 am
North Washington Street bridge model

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.

By - 10/16/16 - 11:21 pm
Mother, baby, father and trooper

New family and trooper doing fine. Photo by State Police.

State Police report a Framingham couple's baby couldn't wait - he was born in the tandem-trailer parking lot just past the Allston/Cambridge toll plaza at 7:35 p.m. Read more.

By - 10/16/16 - 5:44 pm

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.

By - 10/16/16 - 3:56 pm
Turkey on I-93 in Dorchester

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.

By - 10/14/16 - 2:11 pm
Bad crash on American Legion Highway in Boston

Crash aftermath. Photo by Karen Springer.

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.

By - 10/14/16 - 1:03 pm

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.

By - 10/12/16 - 12:17 am

Cambridge Police report arresting a local homeless man on charges he stole an ambulance from Cambridge Hospital Tuesday afternoon. Read more.

By - 10/8/16 - 3:07 pm
Smart Car in Copley Square

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).