TRANSPORTATION

Pumping gas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Gas Prices Inch Up A Penny

A gallon of gas in Massachusetts has inched up a penny in the past week, but remains a nickel below the national average.

04/13/2015

(WBZ-TV)

Panel Calls Boston Transit Operating Costs Unsustainable

The T’s operating costs are growing at an average rate of 5.25 percent a year, twice the rate of inflation, the report states.

04/06/2015

Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack On MBTA Woes

Pollack said the MBTA needs to do a better job of communicating with other cities

04/05/2015

Firefighters attempt to knock down a fire at Forest Hills. (WBZ-TV)

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire At Forest Hills Station

Firefighters are attempting to knock down a fire at the Commuter Rail tracks of the Forest Hills station in Boston.

04/04/2015

(WBZ-TV)

Baker Looking Forward To Panel’s Report On MBTA

Gov. Charlie Baker is expecting big things from a special commission he appointed to look into the Boston area’s beleaguered public transit system.

04/02/2015

A Commuter Rail train in Framingham following the Blizzard of 2015. (Nicole Jacobs/WBZ)

Boston Transit System Gets Advice From ‘Peer’ Cities

The hearing came as the MBTA’s commuter rail network returned to a full schedule Monday for the first time in about two months.

03/30/2015

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Oversight Hearing To Examine Winter Transportation Woes

The Legislature’s transportation committee has scheduled two days of oversight hearings.

03/29/2015

Zakim Bridge in Boston (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images for (RED))

MassDOT Announces I-93 Zakim Bridge Night Closures

Expect some traffic problems on Interstate 93 north and south at Zakim Bridge starting Monday night.

03/27/2015

Flames shoot out of airplane engine. (Image from John Vien Jr.)

Pilot Locked Out Of Cockpit By Co-Pilot In Germanwings Plane Crash

Investigators say the co-pilot flipped that switch to “lock,” which means the pilot, who had left the cockpit, was stuck outside, pounding on the door.

03/26/2015

Riders crammed on an Orange Line train, Feb. 12, 2015. (Photo by Carl Stevens-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

MBTA Is Top Concern At Boston Olympics Forum

No matter what was discussed at Tuesday’s forum on Boston’s Olympic bid, the conversation always came back to transportation.

03/17/2015

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