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North End Cycle Track Takes Shape at Connect Historic Boston Meeting [Video]

The North End cycle track design continues to move forward in an accelerated process driven by Federal funding deadlines including a $23 million TIGER grant for the Connect Historic Boston (CHB) project. The primary CHB effort in the North End / Waterfront is the cycle track that will form part of a 4 mile continuous Read More…

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 Event Notices Health & Environment Real Estate

Vision and Design for an Improved North Square (Sans Hubway)

Sandro Carella and Elizabeth Ghiseline, North End residents, architects and founders of Crosstown Foundation for the Arts, Inc. at 1 North Square, presented their vision and design for improvements to North Square and Rachel Revere Park at the August 8, 2013 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association. The plan is intended to Read More…

Transportation

Hubway Bike Sharing Re-Opens in the North End / Waterfront

Hubway, the citywide bike sharing system, reinstalled its stations in the North End / Waterfront this week at Lewis Wharf (Atlantic Ave.), Cross St. & Hanover St. Intersection, Aquarium T Station, Rowes Wharf, Government Center and North Station. Local officials have discussed having more stations in the interior North End, but none are scheduled for Read More…

Community Transportation

Mixed Public Feedback at Causeway Street Redesign Hearing [Video]

Video: Causeway Street Reconstruction presentation and public comments at State hearing held on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at TD Garden. Formal presentation starts at 4:30 in the video with public comments starting at the 27:00 time point. With 25% of the Causeway Street redesign completed, State and City officials received extensive feedback from a large Read More…

Community Event Notices Health & Environment

Circle the City Makes Streets Car-Free Along the Greenway on August 5th

Circle the City will close Surface Road along the Rose Kennedy Greenway as well as State Street and part of Congress Street on Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 10am – 1pm. Activities are scheduled along the route geared toward fitness, biking, scavenger hunt and green living. See the map and schedule below and the pdf Read More…

Transportation

Bike Lane Changes on Commercial Street Causing Traffic Congestion

This came in from the neighborhood bat line: “Matt, why is no one talking about the unbelievable traffic congestion on Commercial Street since they changed the lanes (removing a vehicle lane to make room for bike lanes)?” Ok, we’ll start. It’s true, driving on Commercial Street from Battery St. to Cross St./Atlantic Ave., less than Read More…