Announcements Transportation

Weekend MBTA Ferry Service Returns Memorial Day Weekend

Today the MBTA announced that weekend commuter ferry service will be available between Hingham, Hull, George’s Island, and Boston beginning Saturday, May 26. The service operates from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. On Saturdays and Sundays, fourteen hourly ferry trips are scheduled that depart from Hingham and Boston and make a number of stops Read More…

Community Transportation

Reader Poll: Should Boston Expand Its Inner Harbor Ferry System?

At a recent meeting of civic non-profit leaders at the New England Aquarium, a lengthy discussion ensued about the expansion of Boston’s water transportation system. The panelists expressed support for additional ferries to decrease the surface road congestion including hundreds of private shuttles transporting employees to / from North and South Station. The panel also raised Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: North End Ferry, Best Hot Chocolate, Harbor Garage Tower?

Things to know for Monday: North End Scene on Warmer Days: View this post on Instagram Beautiful shot of The North End, Boston's Little Italy. Captured by @michaeljosephclarke in the summer ☀️ #panzanorthend #hanoverstreet #boston A post shared by Panza Italian Restaurant (@panza_northend) on Mar 2, 2017 at 11:56am PST Notable news found elsewhere: City OKs downtown waterfront Read More…

Business Police & Fire

Ferry Collides with Yacht Near Commercial Wharf

A Boston Best Cruises ferry collided with a docked private yacht, the Water Ranch, on Thursday around 9am near Commercial Wharf’s Yacht Haven, according to a Boston.com report. A 65-foot ferry boat may have experienced a mechanical problem before it hit a private yacht as it attempted to dock this morning near 87 Commercial Wharf Read More…