The State House News Service reports on a bill approved by legislators.
Erica Mattison watched a pair of Santas wheel down the new dedicated bike lane on Commercial Street in the North End this afternoon as part of a Santa ride.
Greg Cook attended Sunday's World Day of Remembrancemarch from Copley Square through Boston Common and vigil in front of the State House.
Many of the walkers carried white outlines with the names of people who died in crashes. Activists have begun putting these markers at the crash locations. Not everybody is a fan of the idea.
The Dorchester Reporter reports on a presentation by state officials to turn Morrissey Boulevard from a flood-prone speedway into an "urban boulevard."
The city has been installing bike lanes downtown that are marked off with bollards to keep cars out. But as P. Cheung discovered on Congress Street this morning, the bollards might be a bit too widely spaced.
And we suspect what was going through the mind of that truck driver on the Expressway southbound by South Bay this afternoon could be abbreviated "WTF?!?"
"This can't be legal, right?" Katie Arsenault asks about the unusual sight she saw on the Zakim this afternoon.
A Dorchester man who admitted he was drunk when he took the life of a teenager waiting to cross the street with his bicycle was sentenced today to 12 years in state prison, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Here's how, although, yes, the author is that guy who brings his bike on the Blue Line at rush hour.
Amanda Phillips, 27, of Cambridge, died today after being struck by a landscaping truck at Hampshire and Cambridge streets in Inman Square, the Middlesex County District Attorney's office and Cambridge Police report.
Phillips was hit around 12:17 p.m. and was taken to Massachusetts General, where she was pronounced dead. Authorities said their investigation into the crash is "open and active."
State transportation officials signed off today on a $20.4-million reconstruction project along a bicycle-unfriendly stretch of Commonwealth Avenue that will include dedicated bicycle lanes on both sides of the road and wider sidewalks on both sides. Read more.
The Boston Transportation Department announced today that Hubway will be installing 10 kiosks in East Boston for renting its bicycles.
The department will hold a planning session at 6:30 p.m. on June 30 at the East Boston BPL branch to help figure out exactly where to place the stations.
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