Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Pedestrian Walkway Over Locks Closed & Vessel Traffic Limited Sept. 21–27

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). DCR Recreational Advisory: New Charles River Dam Pedestrian Walkway  Starting Monday, 9/21 at 6:00 a.m. and ending on Sunday, 9/27 at 6:00 p.m., the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will implement a closure Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Healthy Streets Phase Two: Bus Priority Corridors; Permanent Bike Lanes

The second phase of the Healthy Streets Program, an initiative to support a safe reopening and equitable recovery from COVID-19, includes new, permanent bus priority lanes and connected bike lanes to provide safe access to jobs and open spaces. Bike Routes In late July, the City created “pop-up” bike lanes on many streets in the Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Residents’ Association Hears Updates on N. Washington St. Bus Lane Proposal

Boston Transportation Department (BTD) Transit Team Director Matt Moran and Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) Transportation Planner Jack Halverson joined the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) during their monthly meeting to provide updates on the proposed N. Washington Street bus lane. See the full video at the bottom of this page or find Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

Reader Poll: As the Pandemic Continues, Would You Ride the MBTA?

In mid-March, when the COVID-19 pandemic started causing major shutdowns, many individuals moved away from taking public transportation when possible with concerns over crowded spaces and shared touch points. However, a recent Boston Globe article explains the T may not be as risky of a place as people think. With many individuals still working remotely, Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Work on Atlantic Ave. & Surface Rd. Sept. 1 – 3

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced it will be conducting overnight work to install wire loop detectors in the pavement at various intersections along Atlantic Ave. from East India Row to State St., and on Surface Rd. from State St. to Oliver St. in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place from Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Demolition of Old Sidewalk & Pier Substructure Continues

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the weeks of August 23 – September 5, 2020. Description of Scheduled Work: Demolition of east sidewalk and pier substructure, installation of silt curtain, warehouse columns pier repairs, and removal of deck span and asbestos duct bank by steel barge crane.   Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Paving on Atlantic Ave. Aug. 23–Sept. 3

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that it will be conducting overnight paving operations at various intersections along Atlantic Avenue from High Street to Commercial Street and on Surface Road from Clinton Street to Oliver Street in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place from Sunday, August 23, through Thursday, September 3, Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Milling & Paving on Atlantic Ave. & Surface Rd.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting milling and paving at various intersections along Atlantic Avenue from High Street to Mercantile Street and on Surface Road from Clinton Street to Oliver Street in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place this week in overnight hours only through August 28, excluding Saturdays, between Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Locks & Channel to Reopen August 11; Demolition of Pier Sub-Structure Begins

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the week of August 9 – August 22, 2020. Marine Impacts The temporary safety zone on the Charles River prohibiting transit through all spans of the North Washington Street Bridge will stay in place until 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 8/11. Read More…

Transportation

Get Parking Ticket Alerts for Street Sweeping and Moving Permits

Street sweeping schedules are in effect. Ticketing enforcement will resume on Monday, August 10th. Enforcement will not include towing vehicles until further notice during the COVID-19 pandemic. With moving season here, many streets will have temporary parking permits posted over the next few weeks.  Avoid getting parking tickets for street sweeping and temporary parking permit Read More…