This past Saturday, the City of Boston hosted its second Open Streets event in the neighborhood of Roxbury along a stretch of Blue Hill Avenue from Warren Street to Dudley Street. The event temporarily closed off a section of Blue Hill Avenue to traffic and opened it to families, people on bikes, and anyone else […]
The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) just released a request for proposals to conduct a new transportation study of the Longwood and Kenmore Square neighborhoods that aims to accommodate millions of square feet in new development with new transit-priority streets and better-connected networks of trails and protected bike lanes. According to the BPDA, over […]
The City of Boston has several projects in the works as part of an ongoing Climate Ready Boston initiative in response to the changing climate patterns we’ve been experiencing and which are only expected to increase in frequency and severity, but the projects seem to miss a key connection between heat and transportation.
This latest round of grants awarded $16.4 million, the largest amount so far, primarily supports efforts grounded in making streets safer for everyone by reducing vehicle speeds and also investing in the equipment municipalities need to maintain their streets and facilitate safe active transportation.
This morning, the Boston Cyclists Union created a “people-protected bike lane” to call attention to the need for safer bike infrastructure through Beacon Hill to complete the promised Downtown Bike Network – a pre-pandemic City of Boston initiative that’s yet to fully materialize. At least a hundred participants gathered in solidarity to form a human-protected […]