California-based LimeBike has added the pedal-assist vehicles to its fleets in Medford, Melrose, Milton, Needham, Revere, and Waltham. They’re already in Bedford, Belmont, Chelsea, Everett, and Winthrop.
Median one-bedroom apartment rents in Medford, Quincy, Waltham, Lowell, Framingham, Fall River, and Worcester are up by double-digit percentages for July compared with the same month in 2017, according to a new analysis.
The region’s worsening commutes mean that living that much closer to downtown Boston is becoming that much more important when it comes to general quality of life for those who have to drive, bus, or train there.
The MBTA on November 17 is expected to pick a company to oversee the design and construction of the 4.7-mile extension through Somerville into Medford. With the contract awarded, construction could start before the end of 2017.