Slide from a March 2022 Open House presentation by the Boston Urban Forest Plan team showing canopy coverage, area covered by branches and leaves, as seen from above, across the City of Boston in 2019. Tree planting is being prioritized for areas with less than 10% of canopy coverage. Courtesy of the City of Boston.
Early this Thursday morning over 50 community members gathered in the neighborhood of Roslindale to bike alongside Mayor Michelle Wu from Adams Park to City Hall in downtown Boston. The group rode together through various neighborhoods including Jamaica Plain and Back Bay with some folks dropping off or joining at various during the nearly 7 […]
The first recipients of a newly expanded major transportation grant program will deliver significant money for biking, walking and transit — and even some road projects that federal transportation leaders say will help non-drivers, too.
European cities have built exceptional infrastructure for the dominant culture, and that is much of what American tourists experience on their visits.
This past Saturday, the City of Boston hosted its second Open Streets event in the neighborhood of Roxbury along a stretch of Blue Hill Avenue from Warren Street to Dudley Street. The event temporarily closed off a section of Blue Hill Avenue to traffic and opened it to families, people on bikes, and anyone else […]
The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) just released a request for proposals to conduct a new transportation study of the Longwood and Kenmore Square neighborhoods that aims to accommodate millions of square feet in new development with new transit-priority streets and better-connected networks of trails and protected bike lanes. According to the BPDA, over […]
The City of Boston has several projects in the works as part of an ongoing Climate Ready Boston initiative in response to the changing climate patterns we’ve been experiencing and which are only expected to increase in frequency and severity, but the projects seem to miss a key connection between heat and transportation.