Kenny Uong, who traveled to the event by train early Saturday morning from Providence, Rhode Island, poses with his scooter in front of the large Roxbury sign at the intersection of Dudley Street and Blue Hill Avenue welcoming folks to the Open Streets event. “I really love Open Streets — it’s a really great way to explore the neighborhoods in a car-free way,” said Uong.


A Black man in a dark navy suit holds a microphone while listening to a curly-haired white woman in a red suit while she gestures with one hand and holds a microphone in the other. They are sitting on a stage in a conference room in front of a light blue banner that reads "NACTO Designing Cities 2022"

An Inside Look at Federal Highway Officials’ Efforts to Encourage Safer Streets

The annual conference of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) conference in Boston earlier this month offered a sort of homecoming for Stephanie Pollack, the former leader of MassDOT who left for Washington in early 2021 to lead the Federal Highway Administration in President Biden’s administration. Pollack’s return to Massachusetts coincided with the […]