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A conceptual aerial rendering of the proposed Suffolk Downs development in East Boston and Revere.  Courtesy of the BPDA.

How 'Transit-Oriented' Will Suffolk Downs Be?

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At a public meeting Wednesday evening, developers from the HYM Investment Group announced that they hope to secure approvals next month for a massive development of Suffolk Downs, a former horse racetrack that straddles the Boston-Revere border adjacent to two Blue Line stations. The developers are touting the proposal as a “transit-oriented” neighborhood that will […]
A sketch of the bus and bike lane improvements that the City of Somerville implemented on Broadway this summer. Courtesy of the City of Somerville.

Voters Living Near Somerville’s New Bus Lanes Overwhelmingly Back Their Proponent

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Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone, who backed the rollout of an ambitious all-day, bidirectional bus lane on Broadway in Somerville during an election year, won a commanding majority of votes in the three wards immediately adjacent to the bus lane project, according to preliminary election results. The results suggest that the opponents of the city’s “Winter […]