Joseph Barr, Cambridge Director of Traffic, Parking, and Transportation, wrote in a memo to the City Council that the city is "in the process of hiring a consultant to support the design of quick-build separated bike lanes along Massachusetts Avenue from Roseland Street to Beech Street through Porter Square."
The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) has installed flexible-post plastic bollards along the Massachusetts Avenue bike lanes through the Boston Medical Center campus, one of the city’s most dangerous street segments, to replace more robust concrete curbs that were removed in December. The entire length of Massachusetts Avenue is part of the city’s “high crash network,” […]
"One of the things I’m very grateful for is how we realized how everybody cares about trees – we just need to make people aware, and they respond... This was just the right moment for (the city) to pay attention, and it worked. I’m inspired by the trees," says Yvonne Lalyre, a organizer with the Friends of Melnea Cass.
Baker used his line-item veto power to delete many of the bill's policy proposals, including language that would have established a low-income transit fare program, guidelines and financing for the massive Allston Multimodal Project, and a proposal to raise more money for transportation projects with increased fees on Uber and Lyft rides.