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Make your voice heard on proposals for increased fares and cuts to T service

Earlier this week, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation began the process to raise fares and implement service cuts throughout the MBTA system. The current proposals include eliminating ferry service, some bus routes, and weekend and late-night service for the commuter rail as of July 1. Fare increases would mean that CharlieCard holders could pay $1.75 for bus […]

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"Unbanked" Bostonians: the next hurdle for Hubway?

This story from The Atlantic’s Cities blog highlighted an important issue facing bike share programs across the country (including Hubway), which rely on a credit/debit card system for rentals (more on how Hubway’s membership works). The credit card system is simple and convenient, allowing users to take out a bike with the swipe of a […]

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See you next year Hubway!

Hubway bikes were put away for the winter yesterday, but they will be back in Spring 2012. Expanded service is also on the way, with stations being added in nearby cities of Somerville and Cambridge. The first season of Hubway saw 140,000 trips in four months, far surpassing our original expectations for the bike share. MAPC […]

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Winter Biking: Not as scary as it sounds!

You know all those reasons you love biking? Getting places faster, saving money, getting some exercise, actually enjoying your commute? They don’t go away just because it’s cold! I started as a recreational cyclist, but as I started doing more and more of my day-to-day transportation by bike, gradually my standards for how bad the […]

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