Newton’s rail station upgrades critical for region

Members of the TransitMatters advocacy group gave a very compelling presentation on Regional Rail last night at the library. Regional rail is their vision for frequent, reliable service on the commuter rail system with a fare structure to match the rest of the MBTA. ...
“Better Bus” project proposals

“Better Bus” project proposals

The MBTA is taking a different approach to reassessing their bus routes this year with the Better Bus project. Instead of asking how to cut service, they’re asking how to improve reliability, travel times, and overall ridership. Best of all, the MBTA is looking...
Lime-E bikes arriving in Newton

Lime-E bikes arriving in Newton

Lime is adding a power assist option to help with Newton’s hills. Here is the press release from Nicole Freedman, Newton’s Director of Transportation Planning: More than 50 lithium battery powered Lime-E bikes with a boost of electricity to help power your...
Where’s Charlie?

Where’s Charlie?

The picture above was taken by NNHS student Jason Alpert-Wisnia at the rally in front of Smith and Wesson at Springfield to stop the manufacture in Massachusetts of guns that are illegal in Massachusetts.  Guns that were used in the Parkland, Aurora, and San...

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