OPINION | JENNIFER GRAHAM
Death by inspection
How a perfectly useful car met an unnecessary and wasteful end.
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Mayor Menino’s war against cars
Signs around the city offer an almost infinite number of reasons why the average driver can’t park on Boston’s streets anymore.
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Boston looks to transform parking spots into small parks
The program turns spaces into “parklets” - petite, three-season patios, with benches and planters atop platforms built flush with the sidewalk.
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‘Car Talk’: Hub of the radio universe
When Tom and Ray Magliozzi stop recording new episodes of “Car Talk” in September, it will be the end of an era for a program that captures a deep slice of Greater Boston.
‘Car Talk’ reaches the end of the road
Brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, co-hosts of the long-running public radio show, said Friday they will stop producing new programs in October.
OPINION | SCOT LEHIGH
A standard for driving fun
- After decades of driving a standard, I’m currently, um, directing a Prius, writes Scot Lehigh, who is saying goodbye to standard transmission - and a uniquely enjoyable way of driving.
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Edmunds.com: Most hybrid drivers in Boston don’t buy hybrids again
- Only 38.4 percent of hybrid vehicle owners in Boston opted to buy a hybrid again when they returned to the car market in 2011, said Edmunds.com Inc., a California company that aims to be online resource for automotive information.
Is driving a better deal for commuters?
- As commuters absorbed news of a proposal to substantially hike fares on commuter lines some began doing the math to figure out whether it would be cheaper to drive.