There were nine bike-related deaths between 2010 and 2012, a period that saw significantly increased bicycle ridership in Boston.
Ahead of the Memorial Day travel season, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation has joined with AAA to make EZ-Pass transponders more readily available.
The new system will provide more detailed service alert information via text and email.
In a way, Boston will never recover from the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings, but in 30 days the city showed it is not afraid to bounce back.
The explosive-sniffing dogs recently began service with the MBTA by way of the Middle East.
The week encouraging bike-based activities is May 11-19.
Ex-state chemist Annie Dookhan faces 27 charges in six Massachusetts counties related to falsifying test results in drug cases.
Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, five minutes later they were gone.
The bill will go before Gov. Deval Patrick for approval.
Google partnered with the MBTA to deliver free wireless internet to the Boston area’s largest train station.
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