“Did MassDOT finish the work that they agreed was necessary to implement this year to avoid more harm?” On Dec. 6, Livable Streets hosted Jamey Tesler, Secretary of Transportation and CEO of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to discuss MassDOT’s efforts to make streets safer for people. “Tell us where to put the cone; […]
Leaders and community members call for more change to MassDOT’s design.
A public conversation about transit infrastructure As regular Dig readers couldn’t have possibly missed, along with the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) we asked ace photographer Derek Kouyoumjian to spend a month snapping pics of utterly dilapidated MBTA tracks, stations, and trains. His images of so much beautiful decay, meant to scare the crap […]
A visual essay on public transportation infrastructure and priorities in Greater Boston It’s often noted that the trains which pump through tunnels underneath our feet downtown and barrel over bridges into Cambridge, Quincy, and beyond belong to the most ancient subterranean transit matrix in America. Aside from being a great historical first, the fact that the […]
Everything you think you know about the new Mass tolls is wrong Surprise! The new all-electronic tolling system (AETS) that went live in Massachusetts on Oct 28 collects a lot more data on vehicles passing beneath pay road gantries than has been previously reported. While the focus of the media and citizens alike has centered on concerns about the […]