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A parking meter on Dartmouth Street near Copley Square. Beginning next yeasr, parking meter rates in the Back Bay area will increase to $3.75 per hour — from the current $1.25 per hour rate.
A parking meter on Dartmouth Street near Copley Square. Beginning next yeasr, parking meter rates in the Back Bay area will increase to $3.75 per hour — from the current $1.25 per hour rate.
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The city of Boston announced a new proposal to invest $5 million in transportation projects. The plan would include setting aside more street space for buses and bikes, improving street signals and significantly raising parking fines. At the same time, MBTA buses are canceling hundreds of trips a day due to a lack of drivers. What does the future of transportation look like in Boston?

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Jim Aloisi, former state transportation secretary and a principal at the Pemberton Square Group. He tweets @jimaloisi.

Rafael Mares, senior attorney at the Conservation Law Foundation. He tweets @rafaelmares2.

This segment aired on April 3, 2018.

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