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City of Boston explores the use of e-cargo bikes

City of Boston explores the use of e-cargo bikes

Mayor Martin Walsh has released a request for information to find out how such bikes could fit into Boston’s delivery landscape and identify current obstacles to adoption by private businesses.

City of Boston partners with hospital in Covid-19 testing programme

City of Boston partners with hospital in Covid-19 testing programme

Massachusetts General Hospital will collect data from 1,000 asymptomatic Boston residents in a study to gather intelligence to evaluate community exposure.

Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality

Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality

Following an executive order, building construction must be low-energy and fossil-fuel-free, while meeting annual energy needs from a mix of on- and off-site renewable energy assets.

Boston ranked top for energy efficiency

Boston ranked top for energy efficiency

In the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, the city earned the highest score for its building policies and a perfect score for its energy efficiency outreach and programmes.

Boston mayor wants better management of ride-sharing services

Boston mayor wants better management of ride-sharing services

Mayor Martin Walsh says the city has to find ways to make ride-share part of sustainable and equitable transportation systems.

Boston searches for its safest drivers

Boston searches for its safest drivers

As part of the Vision Zero strategy to eliminate fatal and serious crashes by 2030, drivers download an app that scores their behaviours and allows them to compete for more than $25,000 in prizes.