Recent Streetsblog MASS posts about Highways

An aerial map of interstate highways proposed in the 1962 Massachusetts "Inner Belt and Expressway System" plan. Courtesy of the Boston Public Library.

Exploring Boston’s Unbuilt Highways

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Imagine a version of greater Boston where ten-lane expressways slice through Cambridgeport and Jamaica Plain, a freeway trench has replaced the Muddy River parkland through the Fenway, and a ten-story-high stack of interchange ramps looms over Nubian Square. As dystopian as that may sound to modern ears, that was the vision for the future that […]