The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, in collaboration with the Cities of Cambridge and Watertown, will host a final public meeting relative to the Mt. Auburn Street Corridor Study on Tuesday, January 31, from 6 – 8 PM at the Shady Hill School Assembly Hall, located at 56 Coolidge Avenue, Cambridge. The meeting space is […]
In response to constituent complaints about the service quality of the 73 bus, we reached out to the MBTA to see if there was an explanation and also to get a timeline for the return of the trackless trolley service. Below is the response from MTA Service Planning: As the original email suggested, the recent poor performance […]
The long awaited study is finally underway! The opportunity is huge for improvement.
The DCR has awarded a contract to develop an approach to improving the system of intersections around Mt. Auburn Street and Fresh Pond Parkway. The accepted proposal conveys a strong understanding of the problems around the intersection and the potential for change. It contemplates an early public meeting and we will make sure that this is publicized broadly when it is scheduled.
On September 8, the state put out to bid a corridor study for Mount Auburn Street. This is the next step towards improving the permanent traffic snarl at the intersection of Mount Auburn Street and Fresh Pond Parkway. The formal study process won’t start for a couple of months. But it’s not too early to start brainstorming in this space — your comments would be much appreciated.
Here are a map, chart and table that provide an interactive view of real-time data for MBTA buses that you may use to explore the recent performance of various bus routes.