Driving

By - 5/18/18 - 10:11 am

The mayor's office reports Newbury Street will shut to motor vehicles between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on July 8, Aug. 12 and Sept. 9, as part of the third annual summer "Open Newbury Street." Read more.

By - 5/17/18 - 9:02 am
Rolled over refrigerator truck on ramp from Massachusetts Turnpike to I-95

State Police report an early-morning rollover by a tractor trailer hauling frozen food shut the ramps from the turnpike to 128 and the ramp from 128 north to the turnpike. The vehicle was righted and moved out shortly before 7 a.m.

By - 5/13/18 - 9:49 pm

Paula Tennyson watched workers racing to finish the new Mass. Ave. bridge over Comm. Ave. this morning. MassDOT announced tonight it's hoping to have the two roads open to traffic in time for the Monday morning rush - a day ahead of schedule.

By - 5/12/18 - 10:02 pm
Car crash on Metropolitan Avenue in Hyde Park

Chris Dunn shows us the scene on Metropolitan Avenue in Hyde Park around 7:30 p.m. Around the same time, on the other side of the train tracks, in Roslindale, a car went up in flames on Cornell Street between Poplar and Kittredge.

By - 5/11/18 - 4:40 pm
Bike rider on Storrow Drive

Turlach MacDonagh was kind of amazed to see a Hubway user riding down Storrow Drive this afternoon (no, they're not supposed to do that).

By - 5/11/18 - 8:10 am
Beams in the Back Bay

Workers are continuing their work to replace the Mass. Ave. bridge over Comm. Ave. in the Back Bay this morning, as MassDOT shows us. Expect knotty traffic in the area.

Paula Tennyson watched the work last night: Read more.

By - 5/10/18 - 9:48 am
Car on Green Line tracks at Packards Corner in Allston

Roving UHub photographer Christine Beaton came upon this scene where the B Line curves along with Comm. Ave. in Packards Corner around 12:30 a.m.

By - 5/6/18 - 1:23 pm

NBC Boston reports somebody drove into Showroom Collezione, 240 Stuart St., around 2:25 a.m.

By - 5/6/18 - 12:02 pm

State Police report a Brockton man heading north on I-93 shortly before 2 a.m. lost control of his 2017 Suzuki GSXR between the Neponset Circle on-ramp and the Freeport Street off-ramp and crashed. Read more.

By - 5/5/18 - 2:43 pm

Professor Monster Johnson explains the Allston I90 Interchange Project

This video is from February, but don't worry - the state still says there's no need for a train station - or buses that connect to the rest of Allston, until at least 2040.

By - 5/5/18 - 10:24 am

In the East Boston Open Discussion, Angel Negron shows the wake of destruction left by a woman who managed to get to Saratoga Street on just three wheels before stopping last night.

By - 5/3/18 - 4:25 pm

State Police report they are continuing to try to figure out what the hell the guy was trying to prove yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 4/26/18 - 6:38 pm
Exposed paving stones and tracks in Roslindale Square

On South Street, near where it turns into Belgrade Avenue.

Crews have been stripping the asphalt from the roads of Roslindale Square this week for repaving and restriping. And on South and Corinth Street, they've exposed patches of the old paving stones and trolley tracks that used to support the trains powered by the old substation at Washington Street and Cummins Highway.

By - 4/24/18 - 10:00 am
Car on a ramp off I-93

Lindsey Mason came upon the aftermath of a crash shortly before 9 a.m. on the Leverett Connector, way up in the air.

Dan Esdale reports several cars were involved.

By - 4/23/18 - 11:48 am

MassDOT today released the schedule for summer driving hell on the Comm. Ave. bridge: The outbound lanes will be shut between July 26 and Aug. 11 as part of "accelerated" replacement work scheduled for completion next year. Read more.

By - 4/19/18 - 12:36 pm
Soggy Boylston Street

Extra soggy Boylston Street. Photo by New England Fire Photography.

Boylston Street between Tremont and Washington streets is shut until BWSC workers can repair a water-main break caused when some Eversource workers inadvertently punctured the main. The water is flowing towards Washington Street.

By - 4/14/18 - 10:06 am
Never used portion of I-95 in Canton

It's 5:30 p.m. on a weekday on 95 south - where are all the cars? See it larger.

By now, the story of why I-95 doesn't go straight through Boston is well known: Bands of determined residents helped convinced Gov. Francis Sargent we really didn't need a couple of superhighways rammed through Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and Somerville - I-95 and the I-695 "inner belt." Read more.

By - 4/12/18 - 7:48 pm
Stopped parkways

Something went wrong this evening and all the parkways in Jamaica Plain ground to a complete halt, as Fred discovered. Read more.

By - 4/10/18 - 8:41 am

Vice President Pence will be in town for a private Republican fundraiser (no, Charlie Baker won't be there) at the Langham that starts right about, oh, the time the afternoon rush hour begins.

Oliver Street will be closed at 3 p.m.; parking is already banned in the square.

By - 4/9/18 - 8:43 am

They're red in all directions, Margo Romanowski reports.