StreetsBlogMass reports Boston transportation planners are looking at the idea of creating dedicated bus lanes down the center of Blue Hill Avenue - including stations along the way - as a way to improve service on the 28 line. Read more.
Live Boston reports a roll-over crash with at least two people taken to the hospital and at least eight parked cars damaged and possibly totaled, on Blue Hill Avenue near American Legion Highway around 4:15 a.m.
The Boston City Archives has a photo of a trolley running down Blue Hill Avenue on Jan. 3, 1933. Like Columbia Road and Washington Street south of West Roxbury Parkway, Blue Hill Avenue today has a median strip where the trolleys used to run.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a five-story, 39-unit apartment building on Blue Hill Avenue at Wellington Hill Street that will include ground-floor space for a coffee shop and two other small stores. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports that around 11 a.m. the driver of a Toyota SUV took down a traffic-light pole on the way to a collision with the front of the small business plaza with the red awnings at the corner of Blue Hill Avenue and Geneva Avenue in Grove Hall around 11 a.m. Read more.
KMV reports a man was shot repeatedly at 250 Blue Hill Ave., across from Maywood Street, shortly before 12:30 a.m. Live Boston reports he was shot twice in the abdomen and once in the chest. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in.
The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire this morning at 600 Blue Hill Ave., at Columbia Road, did an estimated $500,000 in damage to stores, including the Fernandez Brothers Grocery. Read more.