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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Friday that the city will partner with Waze, a traffic app, to enable drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to check traffic conditions in real-time. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh announces partnership with traffic app, Waze

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced a new data-sharing affiliation on Friday with Waze, an app owned […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is now targeting New England universities to label seafood that is harvested locally and sustainably with a stamp it launched in 2011. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Maine institute wants sustainable seafood in university dining halls

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is pushing for New England universities to put more regional […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority held a conference call Tuesday afternoon with members of the media to speak about the weather's impact on transportation. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA holds conference call to address impact of weather on transportation

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority held a conference call Tuesday afternoon with members of the media […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Bellhops, a moving service that employs only college students, has expanded to Boston and 12 other cities this month. COURTESY OF CANDACE GILBERT/BELLHOPS

Moving company that hires only college students launches in Boston

Bellhops, a Tennessee-based moving company that employs college students to help others move, launched in 13 new […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Institute of Technology student Alex Grinman and his father Vladimir Grinman launched Greenline, an app that tracks above-ground trains in real time, on Thursday. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Greenline app tracks location of MBTA Green Line

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology senior released an iPhone real-time tracking app  for the Massachusetts Bay […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Transportation for Massachusetts released Thursday that motor vehicle sales tax receipts helped support transportation funding in 2014, while expenses exceeded expectations. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Transportation for Massachusetts releases MBTA funding report

Transportation for Massachusetts, a statewide coalition that works for affordable and safe transportation, released a financial […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Beverly Scott speaks at a station opening in September. Scott resigned as general manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Wednesday. PHOTO BY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

MBTA GM Beverly Scott resigns amidst snow response criticism

One day after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority became the subject of controversy resulting from the […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Attorney General Maura Healey announced Tuesday that she will ask oil companies such as Citgo and eight others to collaborate with their franchises to eliminate synthetic drugs from stores. PHOTO BY JOSEPH WRIGHT/FLICKR

Mass. Attorney General Healey calls for end to synthetic drugs

Following an increased threat of synthetic drugs and addiction over the last four years, Massachusetts Attorney […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Demand Abolition announced Feb. 4 that Boston will join 10 cities in a campaign to reduce sex trafficking by 20 percent over two years. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston joins campaign against sex trafficking

Boston organizations have joined advocates from 10 other cities this week in launching a campaign to […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Riders will be able to utilize the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s late-night rail and bus services until June 19, but transportation officials have not promised that late-night service will continue beyond June. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA Late-Night pilot program extended to June

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Late Night Pilot Program has received an extension to continue testing […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News