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Monthly Archives: May 2011

MBTA Ridership Jumps Posted on May 3

MBTA Ridership Jumps

The MBTA's total average weekday ridership jumped 5% in March 2011 compared to March 2010.  It is the biggest month-to-month increase since October 2008.  The T reports a total of 1.287 million unlinked passenger trips per weekday during March. Ridership grew by 6.9% on the   …Continue Reading MBTA Ridership Jumps

Three Cities Selected as “Bicycle Friendly” Posted on May 2

Three Cities Selected as “Bicycle Friendly”

MassDOT congratulates Boston, Northampton and Somerville, which have been selected as the first cities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to be recognized as Bicycle Friendly Communities by the League of American Bicyclists!     Boston gained a Silver designation, while Northampton and Somerville each garnered Bronze designations.     …Continue Reading Three Cities Selected as “Bicycle Friendly”