• First Alert Weather March 3, 2023 4:58 pm

    Travel Impacts Expected With Winter Storm Moving In

    Be ready before you hit the roads – that’s the message from transportation officials ahead of the incoming weekend storm. In New Hampshire, where areas could see as much as 8″-12″ with this system, state transportation officials were warning drivers to be aware of conditions and avoid unnecessary travel. Winter storm warnings are listed for much of the state. To…

  • traffic March 1, 2023 11:34 am

    Tractor-Trailer Rollover on I-495 North

    The rollover was causing delays in Hudson.

  • traffic March 1, 2023 12:12 pm

    Crash Causes Injuries, Lane Closure on I-95 in Peabody

    A crash that involved multiple vehicles closed a lane of traffic on Wednesday morning on Interstate 95 south in Peabody, Massachusetts, according to the state’s department of transportation. The crash, which caused injuries, happened in the area of Exit 62. The left lane was closed as of 9:15 a.m., according to MassDOT. Aerial footage showed a crashed truck in the…

  • Sumner Tunnel February 23, 2023 11:45 am

    Boston Drivers Getting Reprieve From Long Sumner Tunnel Closure in Summer 2023

    Massachusetts is cutting down the number of weeks it’s closing the Sumner Tunnel under the Charles River for repairs this summer, giving drivers a break during the long project. The tunnel — one of the main routes for getting from Boston to Logan airport — will still be closed between July 5 and Aug. 31, but that’s half as long…

  • Commuting January 26, 2023 11:52 pm

    Inside Boston's Changing Commute: How Traffic's Changed at Rush Hour and More

    Since the pandemic, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver says, we’re seeing shifts in when, where and who is commuting.

  • dorchester January 23, 2023 1:35 pm

    Coastal Flooding Reported in Parts of Massachusetts

    Coastal flooding is being reported in several Massachusetts communities Monday afternoon. Part of Morrissey Boulevard in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, and the ramp off 93 to Morrissey, were closed due to flooding, Massachusetts State Police said Monday. Drivers are warned to avoid the area until the waters recede. Driving through standing water is dangerous – instead, if you see a flooded…

  • traffic January 12, 2023 6:45 am

    Boston Ranked as 4th Worst City in the World for Traffic

    The Hub is the second most congested city in the United States and the fourth worldwide, according to INRIX, a company that analyzes traffic data around the world. Only drivers in London (156 hours), Chicago (155) and Paris (138) lost more hours in traffic in 2022.

  • Boston January 11, 2023 1:15 pm

    Only 1 US City Has Worse Traffic Than Boston (and 3 Worldwide), Study Says

    Boston drivers, you’re not crazy. The city’s traffic is nearly the worst in not only the country, but the world, according to a new analysis. The Hub is the second most congested city in the United States and the fourth worldwide, according to INRIX, a company that analyzes traffic data around the world. Only drivers in London (156 hours),...

  • traffic December 6, 2022 2:15 pm

    Newly Released Road Safety Analysts Put Mass. In ‘Danger' Zone

    Massachusetts is one of nine states in the country to rank in the lowest category for highway and roadway safety, partially because of its resistance to heightened seatbelt enforcement and use of ignition locks for all impaired driving offenders, a new report concluded. Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety on Tuesday morning released its 2023 Roadmap to Safety, scoring all…

  • West Hartford December 5, 2022 3:57 pm

    Truck Driver Killed in Major Crash That Closed I-84 West For Hours

    One person was killed in a major crash that closed Interstate 84 West on the Hartford and West Hartford line Monday morning. Troopers were advised of a crash involving a CT Transit bus and multiple other vehicles on I-84 west near exit 44 shortly before 5 a.m. According to state police, two tractor-trailers, a CT Transit bus, a postal truck…

  • traffic delays December 2, 2022 2:51 pm

    Tackling Traffic

    Hate getting stuck in traffic? Unfortunately, it’s our own fault. One group is trying to reduce the amount of congestion though. Natalie spoke to Daniel Work from the Circles Consortium, the group behind a new project.

  • travel November 28, 2022 12:16 am

    Post-Thanksgiving Travel Rush Increases Traffic

    The Sunday after Thanksgiving is considered one of the busiest days for travel both on the roads and in the air. An estimated 49 million people who traveled for the holiday are now making their way back home. AAA was projecting around 98% of pre-pandemic volumes, and it looks like they were close. The number of people flying has reached…

  • Wakefield November 18, 2022 7:09 pm

    Person Airlifted to Hospital After Being Hit by Car in Wakefield

    A person was hit by a car in Wakefield, Massachusetts Friday evening and the road is closed in the area. Police said the person was hit on North Avenue near Quannapowitt Parkway around 5:15 p.m. They were airlifted to a trauma center. The victim’s condition was not immediately clear. The driver involved stayed on scene, police said. The investigation...

  • cambridge November 4, 2022 4:36 pm

    Cambridge To Consider Banning ‘Right on Red' At All Its Intersections

    Stop – and then stay there. Cambridge is considering a proposal that would ban right on red at all its intersections.

  • traffic November 4, 2022 5:24 pm

    Cambridge To Consider Banning ‘Right on Red' At All its Intersections

    Right now turning right on red is prohibited in 75% of the intersections in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and on Monday the Cambridge City Council will discuss eliminating right on red at all intersections in the city. It’s part of the Zero Vision Action Plan, which is aimed at eliminating traffic injuries and fatalities.  Vice Mayor Alanna Mallon said several cities...

  • traffic November 2, 2022 1:53 pm

    Serious Injuries Reported in Crash in Conn.

    A 22-year-old woman has died after a crash on Route 8 in Torrington Wednesday morning. State police said Paige Cianciolo, 22, of Torrington, was driving a Volkswagen Beetle on Route 8 North just after 6:15 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle, went into the median and the car rolled several times. The car landed in on the southbound…

  • traffic October 26, 2022 2:31 pm

    495 N Reopened in Littleton After Crash

    A crash involving a tractor-trailer temporarily closed part of 495 north in Littleton, Massachusetts State Police said Wednesday, but the highway has since reopened. Police said the crash involves multiple vehicles and is at the Route 2 interchange. There is no word on any injuries. This is a breaking story. Check back for updates.

  • Vermont October 25, 2022 8:23 pm

    Following Wrong-Way Driving Cases, Vermont State Police Offer Safety Guidance

    Vermont State Police are raising awareness of wrong-way driving, after several recent incidents — including a crash on I-89 that left several people injured. There have been 43 reported wrong-way driving cases in Vermont so far this year, according to Vermont State Police, though Trooper Christopher Hein acknowledged that number doesn’t count drivers who self-corrected without creating much of a…

  • Vermont October 25, 2022 5:19 pm

    What to Do If You See a Wrong-Way Driver

    Vermont State Police are reminding drivers how to react if they see a dangerous wrong-way driver after a recent serious crash.

  • Boston October 19, 2022 2:31 pm

    State to Address Declining Conditions in Boston Highway Tunnels

    The constellation of highway tunnels beneath Boston, some of which are more than half a century old, are in line for more than $15 million in repairs to plug leaks and patch up worn-down surfaces. State transportation officials on Wednesday approved a $15.3 million contract with SPS New England Inc. for maintenance on a quartet of tunnels that together carry…

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