Event Notices Transportation

Location Change to Mariner’s House for Thursday’s Public Meeting on Proposed Cycle Track

PUBLIC MEETING Date: December 19, 2013 Time: 6:00 PM Place: Mariner’s House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor (Note Location Change from Nazzaro Center) PROPOSED CYCLE TRACK FOR ATLANTIC AVE./COMMERCIAL STREET The City of Boston will present a Revised Concept Plan for Atlantic Avenue/ Commercial Street (from Christopher Columbus Park to Hull Street) in the North Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Proposed Cycle Track to Bring Bike Lanes up to Sidewalk Level in North End / Waterfront [Video]

The North End “cycle track” proposal was presented this week to move the current bike lanes along Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue off the road and elevate them to be flush with the pedestrian sidewalks.  The existing bike lanes will be removed and replaced with a 10-foot wide, 2-way colored pathway along the waterfront side Read More…

Community Government Transportation

Traffic Enforcement and Engineering Speak About Crosswalk Signage and Parking

Boston Transportation Department representatives from traffic enforcement and engineering attended the July 2012 North End Public Safety Meeting regarding crosswalk signage and parking restrictions in the neighborhood. Traffic enforcement officers clarified that residents cannot park beyond the 2 hour limit in visitor spots, unless it is specifically posted for resident parking. A follow-up with Ryan Read More…

Police & Fire Transportation

HazMat Truck Leak in Downtown Boston Along Greenway by Harbor Towers and Financial District

A leaking gasoline tanker caused a hazmat incident this afternoon in downtown Boston. Police spotted a small, but significant, amount of gasoline leaking from a tanker on Surface Road along the Greenway between the Financial District and Harbor Towers. Police called the Fire Department who brought in the HazMat Response Team to assess the dangerous Read More…

Sports Transportation

North End Bike Lane Public Comment Period Open Through August 2, 2011

The City of Boston would like your input on a bike lane proposal for Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue. The proposed plan will create a Harborbike facility with a hybrid option including a cycletrack on one side and a standard bike lane on the other side.  

Community Sports Transportation

Back to the Drawing Board for North End / Waterfront Bike Lanes

A new stumbling block entered the mix at the third public meeting where the City’s bike lane proposal was presented for the North End / Waterfront. Using a more conservative safety analysis around driveways, the reduction in the number of resident parking spaces is now expected to be 15-20 instead of the previously thought 5-10 Read More…

Sports Transportation

Second Bike Lane Meeting Reviews Hybrid Concept with Boston’s First “Cycle Track”

Did you miss the second community meeting on the North End Bike Lane? Watch the video above! On June 6, 2011, the City’s Boston Bikes program held a second public meeting on a proposed bike lane along Atlantic Avenue and Commercial Street in the North End. Unfortunately, the meeting was not well attended by residents Read More…