Free transit had benefits but may not be sustainable, Worcester study concludes
The report finds the Worcester Regional Transit Authority outperformed peer agencies -- including the MBTA -- when it came to recovering ridership lost during the pandemic.
Mass. unemployment rises as state sits on federal pandemic relief funds
The statewide unemployment rate rose from 5% to 5.2% in September, labor officials announced on Friday. That's the highest rate since April.
It now costs $17 more, on average, than last year to fill up your car's gas tank in Mass.
Gas prices continue to contribute to inflation concerns, rising nine cents per gallon in the last week and cutting further into household budgets across Massachusetts....
Big Oil wants to be Big Wind. Can fossil fuel companies be trusted?
Some experts say oil companies’ deep pockets and decades of working offshore make them uniquely suited to build turbines at sea. Others are skeptical. They worry that offshore wind could...
Boston City Council votes to bar police from using new surveillance tech without approval
The Boston City Council approved an ordinance Wednesday barring local police from using new surveillance technologies without the council's approval. It would also ban Boston public school officials from sharing...