Community Transportation

Greenway/Downtown Transportation Agenda

The presentation slides from the fourth meeting of the Greenway District Planning Study have been posted on the GDPS page of the BRA’s website. There are 23 powerpoint slides that cover the Transportation Department’s initiatives for downtown and along the Greenway’s linear parks. The meeting is also the subject of a series of article posts Read More…

Community Health & Environment Transportation

Bicycling Around the Greenway

This is the second in a series of articles on the issues discussed at the June 22, 2009 public meeting for the Greenway District Planning Study with a focus on transportation. Bicycling programs are receiving more attention as a much needed part of Boston’s transportation future. In typical mayoral fashion, Menino has made this one Read More…

Community Health & Environment Real Estate Transportation

BTD Presents for Greenway Study

This is the first in a series of articles on the issues discussed at the June 22, 2009 public meeting for the Greenway District Planning Study with a focus on transportation.

The Boston Transportation Department was on stage Monday night as part of a series of public meetings for the Greenway District Planning Study. Vineet Gupta presented goals of the department that not only apply to the Greenway, but also to the larger City transportation system.

Real Estate Transportation

SS Direct Connect Bus Moving Ahead

Federal stimulus funding of $2.5 million is pushing ahead the South Station Direct Connect. The project will connect the two pieces of the Silver Line from Downtown Crossing to South Station via a dedicated bus lane. At the June 19th Move Mass meeting, MBTA officials indicated that they have not given up on Phase 3, Read More…

Transportation

NEWRA Opposes Fairmont’s Valet

NEWRA (North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association) voted to oppose Fairmont Battery Wharf’s proposal for a valet license covering 4-5 parking spaces on Commercial Street. Don Birch of Leggatt Properties and consultant to Battery Wharf, presented the proposal. Battery Wharf’s garage has the capacity for 376 spaces using a 2 level lift system, although only there are Read More…