Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talk about high speed rail expansion while traveling from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA an Amtrak Acela train, Feb. 8, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
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Safety Advocates Set Their Sights On Medford’s Mystic MessBy Christian MilNeil |
On Wednesday evening, street safety advocates from WalkMedford will host their State House delegation for a “Walk and Talk” event along the Mystic Valley Parkway to discuss ways to reclaim their riverfront parkland from the fields of asphalt that have paved over acres of the city’s riverfront. Organizers envision the walk as a companion event […]
New Somerville Bike Plan Envisions Bike Routes On 1/4 of the City’s StreetsBy Christian MilNeil |
The plan would put a protected bike lane or a traffic-calmed neighborhood bike route within a few blocks of every address in the city.
Wu Administration Revives Centre Street Safety Project For West RoxburyBy Christian MilNeil |
The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is reviving a pre-pandemic plan to reconfigure Centre Street in West Roxbury in an effort to curb dangerous driving along a busy neighborhood commercial corridor with high volumes of foot traffic. The project’s revival was announced earlier this week as part of the Wu administration’s “safety surge” announcement. In the […]
Provincetown Plans to Carve Up Its Freeway For a New Car-Free PathBy Christian MilNeil |
The small city of Provincetown, located on the tip of Cape Cod, is already a renowned vacation destination in part because of its tight-knit, walkable downtown, where cars must creep at a slow walking pace behind throngs of pedestrians every summer, and its network of paved paths in the nearby Cape Cod National Seashore. But […]
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.