L.A. Metro approved the 'No Build' alternative for planned 710 freeway widening through predominantly Black and brown communities. The action is unprecedented for Southern California.
MassDOT and the City of Boston are seeking $1.2 billion from Washington, which would match $754 million in committed funds from local and state sources to start building the Allston project by 2025.
"I am shouting from the rooftops to get the public on board" with safety initiatives, says one activist.
The master plan is now in the fifth and final “taking action” phase, in which the planning team will propose a framework to prioritize and fund improvement projects.
This spring, the Cambridge City Council has endured several marathon public meetings to discuss – and ultimately reject – petitions that sought to roll back some of the city’s landmark bike and pedestrian safety initiatives. Each time, dozens of residents have lined up to testify in defense of policies like the city’s Cycling Safety Ordinance. […]