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.
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 […]
The nation's capital is poised to become the second major city in the United States to repeal a dangerous law that allowed drivers to make right turns at red lights — and some advocates believe other communities are overdue to follow.
The Governor proposed several amendments, including a simpler 3-foot minimum distance for motor vehicles passing bikes and pedestrians, and striking language that would let cities and towns reduce speed limits to 25 mph on state-owned roadways, including the Department of Conservation and Recreation's dangerous "parkways."
The project connects to another path segment that runs behind the Landmark Center complex and opened last fall. That segment, which runs along the Green Line tracks east of the Fenway stop, currently ends at Miner Street.
The agency will make more permanent repairs where tree roots had previously broken the pavement on the popular bikeway, and will also remove bumpy cobblestone curb ramps where the trail crosses local streets.
Volunteer work at Jamaica Plain's nonprofit bike shop doesn’t require any previous experience with bike repair, but it can serve as a good introduction for novices to gain some familiarity and experience with bike tools and parts.