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City Council Wants More Regulations for Uber and Lyft

The City Council wants more regulations for ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft. The council held a hearing earlier this week and believes these companies are part of the reason Boston’s traffic keeps getting worse. “It’s just getting worse and worse and worse,” said City Councilor Michelle Wu. According to city officials, there were Read More…

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Reader Poll: Should the North End / Waterfront Have Designated Ride Sharing Pick-Up / Drop-Off Zones?

Mayor Walsh recently announced a new pilot program to test out designated pick-up / drop-off zones for ride sharing vehicles such as Uber and Lyft. The pilot, aimed to reduce congestion and improve safety by minimizing traffic disruptions when these vehicles stop to pick-up / drop-off passengers, began earlier this month at the intersection of Read More…

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Commentary: Taxis in Boston Will Soon Be History

It appears that the age of the taxi cab in the city of Boston is coming to an end. I was talking to a hotel doorman in Copley Square last Sunday morning and mentioned how business appeared to be slow.  “Cabs sometimes wait in line for seven hours for a fare,” he said.  For a Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Public Meetings, Driverless Cars, Winter Wonderland

Things to know for Monday Your daily round up for Monday, December 11: 6:30PM Old North Garden Public Meeting at 193 Salem Street. The Old North Church Foundation will be hosting the last public hearing regarding the upcoming redesign of the Washington Garden and Courtyard. North End residents and the public are invited to attend Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Briefing: Egg Hunts, Flea Market, Shop & Nibble, Abstract Sculpture, Sacco & Vanzetti and More!

Congrats – you made it to Friday! Spring 2017 in Boston:  View this post on Instagram PICTURE OF THE DAY Today's feature is this beautiful shot from @oscarealvarez. Congratulations! See it on @Fox25News at 10:00PM. ▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃ 🚩Never been featured on IGersBoston despite trying? Tag #IGersBoston_1st and we'll pick our favorites to share in our feed! Read More…