Under the new law, you can talk to your cell phone, but you cannot touch or even look at it while driving, except in true emergency.
Belmont Town Meeting voted last week to reconfirm its previous decision to withdraw from the Minuteman Regional School district. Town Meeting members made the right decision.
Over the next few months, the board will need to make some more definitive decisions about where, when and how to roll out improvements.
In my view, we need to send the team back to define higher yield options than those currently on the table. The options on the table are actually not efficient from an environmental or economic perspective.
Is now the time to sharply cut transit fares in Massachusetts? T fares have risen much faster than inflation, more than doubling since 2003.
A closer look at recently-reported traffic numbers offers hope that feasible expansions of rail service can make a real difference in rush hour congestion.