Massachusetts Traffic


Massachusetts buses to test use of Interstate 93 breakdown lane

SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Hoping to determine if the strategy offers a way to sneak public transit past crippling traffic, the state on Wednesday will begin running empty buses in the breakdown lane along a seven-mile stretch of Interstate 93 north of Boston. MBTA, Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority and Logan...
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Gas prices in Massachusetts are at a seven-year high

WORCESTER, Mass.- Gas prices continue to rise across the state as it becomes a seven-year record high. The average price of gas in Massachusetts is $3.31 a gallon. AAA Northeast says higher crude oil prices are mostly to blame and have increased more than $20 a barrel since August. Spokesperson...
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Massachusetts Leaders Deflect on Whether MBTA Should Be Fare-Free

The push to make MBTA service free of fares to riders that Boston mayoral candidate Michelle Wu has made a campaign staple has yet to sway Beacon Hill leaders. Gov. Charlie Baker, asked about the city councilor's calls to "free the T," said Monday he does not support the idea of eliminating fares but believes "the T should work and work well for people and be affordable."
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Mass. gas prices rise to highest point since 2014

After a spike last week, Massachusetts gasoline prices rose to an average of $3.27 per gallon of regular unleaded on Monday, marking the state’s highest price in seven years, according to a report from Providence-based AAA Northeast. The price is 9 cents higher than last week, 17 cents higher than...

AAA: Massachusetts Gas Prices Highest in 7 Years

FRAMINGHAM – Massachusetts’s average gas price is up nine cents from last week ($3.18), averaging $3.27 per gallon, according to AAA Northeast, which has an office in Framingham. Today’s price is 17 cents higher than a month ago ($3.10), and $1.17 higher than October 18, 2020 ($2.10). Massachusetts’s average gas...

Mass. Ave./Appleton redesign compromise approved

"This option/ compromise is a lot better than option 1." UPDATED, Oct. 19: The Select Board unanimously approved the Mass. Ave./Appleton Street intersection redesign at its Wednesday, Oct. 13, meeting. This plan, a compromise following a strong reaction from the cycling community after a September vote, incorporates critical safety measures and creates visibility for eastbound cyclists coming down Mass. Ave. and westbound drivers turning left onto Appleton Street.

Cost Of Gas Jumps To $3.27 Per Gallon In Massachusetts; Highest Local Prices In 7 Years

BOSTON (CBS) — Gas continues to get more expensive in Massachusetts and around the country. AAA said Monday that the average gas price in the state went up 9 cents from last week to reach $3.27 per gallon. Gas hasn’t been this expensive here since October of 2014 when it was $3.32 per gallon. Prices nationally went up 4 cents to $3.32 per gallon. According to AAA, rising crude oil prices are the driving factor behind the increase. “Compared to the price of gas a year ago, it now costs consumers about $17 more to fill up their vehicles,” AAA Northeast’s Mary Maguire said in a statement. “And unfortunately, it doesn’t look like drivers will be finding relief at the pump any time soon.” The average cost of gas in Massachusetts is 17 cents higher than it was a month ago, and $1.17 higher than this time last year.  

Massachusetts motorists pay $17 more on average to fill up tanks, AAA says

Gas prices continue to contribute to inflation concerns, rising nine cents per gallon in the last week and cutting further into household budgets across Massachusetts. AAA Massachusetts reported Monday that the average price of a gallon of gas hit $3.27 in its latest weekly survey. That's up from $3.10 a month ago and just $2.10 a year ago.