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Guest Column: To Halt Wasteful Highways, America Needs a ‘Road Review’By Tony Dutzik |
In February, the government of Wales announced that it was scrapping all major road-building projects. The move came after a year-long “roads review” in which a government-appointed panel systematically reviewed the nation’s road-building program in light of its climate and environmental goals.
We’re Four Years Old, Let’s PartyBy Christian MilNeil |
As with any good party for a 4 year-old, there will be delicious cake, and if you show up early enough, you might get to take home a limited-edition StreetsblogMASS zine that we're printing for the occasion. RSVP via Eventbrite to let us know you're coming.
Wu Admin Announces ‘Safety Surge’ of Traffic Calming for Neighborhood StreetsBy Christian MilNeil |
The city says it aims to install up to 500 new speed humps and redesign at least two dozen intersections every year.
PHOTOS: Boston’s 2023 Bike To Work DayBy Christian MilNeil |
Between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m., convoys of riders coming in from Mattapan, Dorchester, Brookline, Cambridge, Malden, Chelsea, and other cities across the region arrived in City Hall Plaza in waves, while City of Boston Transportation Department staff welcomed them with cowbells and cheers.
Eyes On the Street: Some Curb Appeal In Dorchester and the South EndBy Christian MilNeil |
A protected bike lane project that allegedly started construction a year ago is finally showing some visible signs of progress. Boston’s Massachusetts Avenue Better Bike Project will create a two-way protected bikeway along the western curb of Massachusetts Avenue from Melnea Cass Boulevard in Roxbury to Columbia Road in Dorchester. Planning for the project began […]
Truck Driver Kills 5-Year-Old Girl In a Downtown Andover CrosswalkBy Christian MilNeil |
In spite of eyewitness reports that her killer drove into the crosswalk while Olson and her family were legally protected by a walk signal, a spokesperson for the District Attorney's office said that they have decided not to restrain the perpetrator from operating a motor vehicle.