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Report: Boston traffic delays well above national average

Colin A. Young STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The U.S. economy's resurgence has had an unintended consequence: As more job-holding commuters hit the road, the traffic recession has also come to an end.

Costs balloon for proposed Green Line extension

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The cost set by the Green Line Extension contractor for the first three stations is more than double the amount state and federal transit officials recently estimated, calling into question the full...

WRTA adding bus route for 3 colleges

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority is adding bus route that will run between three of the city’s colleges throughout the academic year, in an agreement with the Higher Education...

MBTA aims to test privatization route

Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

The MBTA plans to test the appetite among private bus companies to provide service on all of the express bus routes, the lesser-traveled routes in Boston and the suburbs and late night service.

MBTA, Keolis hammer out service improvement plan

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The MBTA's commuter rail provider has agreed to a number of items aimed at improving rail service for customers following last winter's failures.

Gas prices fall another nickel

Retail gasoline prices in Central Massachusetts fell another five cents per gallon, on average, over the last week while the nationwide mean surged 8.5 cents, largely due to a price spike in the...

Baker urges single regulatory standard for ride industry

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With the Uber-versus-taxicab battle due to heat up this fall, Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday said he would like to set up one statewide regulatory structure for both industries and help taxi drivers...

Report urges more solar homes, transportation solutions

Andy Metzger STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Environmentalists are calling on Massachusetts officials to accelerate their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, urging policymakers to set new long-term targets and focus on the...

Gas prices seen falling through rest of year

Gasoline prices continue to creep downward, and they may continue that trend for the rest of the year, according to a company that tracks prices at the pumps.

WRTA chief retires; interim leader named

The head of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority is retiring after 40 years of public service, and is being replaced on an interim basis by the transit system’s assistant administrator, the...

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