This week’s top posts on featured transportation, waterfront access, people, government and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week.

MBTA Riders Speak Out Against Price Hikes

Boston residents expressed their concerns regarding the MBTA’s proposed 6.3 percent fare hike at a public meeting this week. Meeting attendees said they were against the hike, saying it would be a hardship for low income and senior riders. Read more here, and also vote in our reader poll about the MBTA prices.

Boston Harbor Now’s “Waterfront Wednesdays” Episode Four: Harborwalk 101

Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy Jill Valdes Horwood and Director of Planning Alice Brown host a bi-weekly video blog covering topics related to the harbor. Watch their most recent episode about the Harborwalk here.

From the Councilor: School Transportation, Suffolk Downs, Affordable Housing Funding Grants and More

Lydia Edwards, City Councilor for District One (North End, Charlestown and East Boston) writes a monthly newsletter to share issues she is focusing on at the Council. Read her February updates here.

North Washington Street “Wins” as Most Congested in Boston; Mayor Proposes Dedicated Bus/Bike Lane

In news that won’t surprise most, North Washington Street is the most congested street in the City of Boston. In an effort to alleviate some of this traffic, Mayor Marty Walsh announced plans to add a dedicated bus and bike lane to North Washington Street from Cross Street to the Charlestown Bridge. Read more here.

Downtown Journal: Good Guys Finish First

In her latest column, local writer Monica Collins shares a touching tribute to the Giangregorio brothers, owners of the Green Cross Pharmacy that closed earlier this week after 55 years in business on Hanover Street. Read the full story here.

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