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Baker proposes legislation for ride-for-hire firms

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Gov. Charlie Baker today proposed legislation regulating ride-for-hire companies such as Uber and Lyft.

Lawmakers signal some pushback on MBTA plan

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Leading House and Senate Democrats moved quickly on Wednesday to frame doubts around Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to seize control of the MBTA and install a new control board to oversee...

Six MassDot members agree to resign

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All six members of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation board whose resignations were sought by Gov. Charlie Baker have agreed to step down, paving the way for Baker to remake the...

Gasoline prices jump 12 cents

Gasoline prices are continuing their wrong-way turn in Massachusetts. AAA Northeast’s survey of prices Monday found that prices rose last week 12 cents per gallon on average from...

Fast food not part of the plan for Framingham parcel

Emily Micucci |

Wendy's may view a property on the westbound side of Route 9 in Framingham as ideal for a new restaurant. But economic development leaders have a different vision for the site.

GasBuddy: Prices looking good for summer

The gasoline price website GasBuddy said Thursday it expects the average price of gasoline across the nation to be about $2.35 a gallon during the summer driving season — Memorial Day through...

Task force finds 'excessive absenteeism' at MBTA

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Unscheduled absences of MBTA employees contributed to the cancellation of more than 6,400 bus trips during January and February, according to an excerpted draft of the governor's task force report...

Bill would toughen cellphone rules for Mass. drivers

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Most Massachusetts commuters can share stories of witnessing fellow drivers multitasking with a cellphone behind the wheel, and yet a relatively small number of drivers since 2010 have been cited for...

Union chief blasts MBTA management of commuter rail

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A transportation union chief laid into the MBTA on Tuesday, referring to new equipment as "wrecks on wheels" and charging the transit agency with micro-managing the commuter rail system.

Keolis chief looks to to keep MBTA on track

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With the MBTA's commuter rail system back to full service Monday for the first time in weeks, the top private sector official in charge of the railroad is considering a number of options...

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