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Parts of Green, Orange lines remain shut down amid ‘structural issue’ at Government Center Garage - The Boston Globe

Parts of Green, Orange lines remain shut down amid ‘structural issue’ at Government Center Garage – The Boston Globe

Boston police said streets will also be closed around the Government Center area because of the structural concerns. Governor Charlie Baker’s office did not immediately respond to a Globe request to discuss the shutdown. The MBTA’s general manager, Steve Poftak, was not available for comment, a spokeswoman said. The Government Center Garage demolition is part …

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MBTA pulls all new Orange Line cars after ‘battery failure;’ says another up escalator reversed direction with passengers on it - The Boston Globe

MBTA pulls all new Orange Line cars after ‘battery failure;’ says another up escalator reversed direction with passengers on it – The Boston Globe

Responding to questions from the Globe late Tuesday, Battiston said that on Sunday at the Chinatown station an “escalator malfunctioned and reversed direction from up to down” with about 10 passengers on it. She said no injuries were reported. Amid the litany of woes, Senate President Karen E. Spilka and House Speaker Ronald Mariano ramped …

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For some companies, there’s no escaping the office. So they’re changing it. - The Boston Globe

For some companies, there’s no escaping the office. So they’re changing it. – The Boston Globe

Take Akamai Technologies, which moved into a gleaming headquarters in Kendall Square in fall 2019. The company designed the building, weaving an “Aka-mile” foot path through its 19 floors. But today, just a fraction of the space is occupied at any given time, with 95 percent of Akamai employees able to work remotely for as …

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