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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

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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 […]
People wearing day-glo vests walk along a paved path that's under construction, with bare soil and riprap on the ground to the left and the Green Line Extension tracks below them to the right.

Photos: A Construction Tour of Somerville’s Community Path and New Light Rail Line

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During last week’s NACTO conference in Boston, attendees streamed out of the Hynes Convention Center each morning for “walkshops” that offered tours of some of the region’s pedestrian, bike, and transit infrastructure. One of those walkshops offered a hard-hat construction tour of the Somerville Community Path Extension, which is nearing the end of its construction […]