HazMat Trucks Back in the North End

The return of hazmat trucks to the North End on July 1st was reported by WBZ-TV last night. Click here to view the video...

HazMat Trucks Set For Daytime Return to North End Streets on July 1st

State and City transportation officials announced a “compromise agreement” today with the hazardous cargo trucking companies and the Federal administrator that will once again...

WBUR Reports on the Greenway as a Waterfront Gateway

WBUR.org taped an audio piece examining the question of whether the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway is fulfilling its goal of being a gateway to...

Haz-Mat Truck Study Shows 8x More Risk if Trucks Use Boston’s City Streets

A study released this week by the City of Boston shows the risk of a hazardous cargo truck accident within Boston’s city streets is...

North End Moment: “Or Worse”

Don’t even think about dumping your vehicle in this back-alley spot to grab a slice with pepperoni at nearby Pizzeria Regina.   Submitted by Thomas F....

Update from the “No HC” Taskforce

The following news update comes from the “No HC” (No Hazardous Cargo) taskforce, an informal group of neighbors including representatives from NEWNC, NEWRA &...

Haz-Mat TaskForce Roundup Communication

The following email was sent by the “No HC” taskforce to residents of the North End/Waterfront community. Dear concerned residents, It’s been a busy week and I thought...

LaMattina Issues Letter Asking for Extension of City’s HazMat Ban

District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation asking Secretary LaHood and Administrator Ferro to extend the...

Green Water Taxi Launches in Boston Harbor

At a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 3, 2010, Rowes Wharf Water Transport debuted Boston Harbor’s first and only all-electric, zero-emissions water taxi. Lowell...

Head of Federal Haz-Mat Agency Has Strong Ties to Trucking Industry

How could an obscure agency in Washington D.C. be so unreasonable and hardheaded to risk the public safety of Boston citizens just to save...

North End Haz-Mat Truck Meeting Attracts Record Turnout

With an estimated 180 attendees, the intensity of community outrage was voiced at this week’s public meeting on hazardous material (haz-mat) trucks going through...

Some Haz-Mat Trucks Ignoring Ban

Meredith P. sends in this photo of Boston Police pulling over a haz-mat truck on Commercial Street/Atlantic Ave. on May 26th. Residents report several...