Meetings

Wharf District Council Hears Pinnacle / Harbor Garage Update, MBTA/Aquarium Flood Project, 55 India St., 30-36 Batterymarch

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its February meeting on Tuesday evening at The Boston Harbor Hotel. With over 100 people in attendance, a number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Pinnacle at Central Wharf / Harbor Garage: Rob Caridad and Steve Mitchell, representing The Chiofaro Company, Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate Transportation

South Station Air Rights Project Open House Unveils Plans

With the multi-phase South Station Air Rights Project set to begin construction later this month, members of the project team held an Open House in the Fort Point Room of the BSA Space for the purposes of public engagement. The project, which is a collaboration between the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), Hines (developer) Read More…

Featured Transportation

Plans to Improve Seaport District Transit Focus on Buses, Ferries, Bikes, and Ride Shares

Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) continued the discussion for their South Boston Seaport Strategic Transit Plan with residents and stakeholders on Wednesday morning. Undertaken by the City of Boston, the BPDA along with the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) has studied Boston’s current transit connections and gathered recommendations for improving services to the South Boston Read More…

Community Transportation

Reader Poll: Will a Security Line Reward Incentivize You to Take the Boat to Logan Airport?

In an effort to get more people traveling to Logan Airport to use High Occupancy Vehicles to reduce congestion, Massport has announced a new incentive where passengers who take the MBTA ferry or water taxi to the airpot can get priority access at airport security. These passengers will be given a “Ticket to Skip” pass Read More…

Featured Transportation

MBTA Weekend Closures: Park Street, Downtown Crossing, State, Haymarket and Green Line B, C & D

Are you hoping to get around the city this weekend? Well, don’t expect to use certain parts of the MBTA. The MBTA is having station closures on the Orange, Green and Red line to work on ongoing issues from when the Red Line derailed last month as well as upgrades. Stations to be closed include Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

Reader Poll: Should MBTA Prices Be Raised, Lowered, or Stay the Same?

The MBTA is proposing a 6.3% fare hike that, if passed, would go into effect in July 2019. This increase in public transit cost would, according to the MBTA, allow for system investments to improve service. At public meetings across the city, residents are speaking out against the hike, expressing frustration about increasing prices for Read More…

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…

Featured Transportation

MBTA To Install Four Digital Urban Panels at the Entrance to Aquarium Station

At the January 16 meeting of the Wharf District Council, Evan Rowe, MBTA Director of Revenue and Elizabeth Winters Ronaldson, MBTA Deputy Director of Advertising introduced plans to install Digital Urban Panels (DUP) at several MBTA transit stations including the Aquarium station located in the Wharf District. The DUPs are double-sided screens displaying information prior to entering Read More…