This week, Boston Transportation Department crews are busy painting a new roadway layout on American Legion Highway that will add a new 2-mile-long link in Boston’s growing network of protected bike lanes. Your StreetsblogMASS editor took a ride on the street on Monday morning to check out the progress. Even though more work remains to […]
In a virtual meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 21, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) presented preliminary designs for a major renovation of the Arborway in Jamaica Plain that would convert multiple motor vehicle lanes to parkland and fill a missing link in the Emerald Necklace with new bicycle and pedestrian paths. The DCR’s […]
"The climate crisis and our current public health crises are intertwined, and wrapped in a political system that relies on structural racism and injustice," says Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu. "We need to tackle all of these problems together in this moment: climate justice is racial and economic justice, and cities can lead the charge."
The Jamaica Plain landlord of Turtle Swamp Brewing is arguing that his tenant’s “ability to find parking” on Washington Street is more important than housing over 200 homeless people. That’s one of the arguments in a lawsuit filing from Monty Gold, the owner of Turtle Swamp’s building at 3377 Washington St., who wants to overturn […]