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What’s The 311? Uber Eats Blocks Traffic, Hanover St. Antenna Pole Follow-Up, Needle Found at Langone Park

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov.

Uber Eats Driver Idling in the Middle of Salem Street

Driver allegedly idling in the center of Salem Street

“This Uber eats vehicle was [idling] in the middle of the street. We need enforcement in the North End.”

The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on Devember 2nd, 2018. The case is still open as of December 5th, 2018.

Follow up From August 7th, 2018 Case Regarding Hanover Street Antenna Pole Box

Installation of Antenna Pole on Hanover Street sidewalk

“36 cubic foot obstruction at one of the city’s most travelled and already congested pedestrian intersections. Why is the city letting Extenet make such ill informed placements? Should also be the black historic type pole.”

The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on August 7th, 2018. The case was resolved four months later on December 5th, 2018 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Noted. Case noted and issued to Antenna pole queue for investigation.”

Needle Found at Langone Park

Needle found at Langone Park outside the baseball field

“Near water by bench at corner of ball field and swings.”

The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on November 30th, 2018. The case was resolved later that day on November30th, 2018 with the following message: “Closed with status: Case Resolved. Recovered one needle at location.”

Remember, to report a claim with 311, you can call 311, go to the 311 websitetweet at 311, or download the app. What do you think about these 311 cases? Follow our “What’s The 311?” tag to see past week’s postings!

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3 Replies to “What’s The 311? Uber Eats Blocks Traffic, Hanover St. Antenna Pole Follow-Up, Needle Found at Langone Park

  1. Also, I believe that the old pole is still there right next to the new one. At a minimum take the old one down.

  2. The City won’t replace fallen trees because the sidewalks are too narrow but they will put these in without seeming consideration. Really frustrating and really ugly. Why aren’t these all over Beacon Hill too?

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