Transportation

New Parking Zones on Hanover St., Eliot School Lot and Commercial St. to Increase North End Resident Parking

After losing many resident parking spaces to construction, cycle track and sewer work, the North End is gaining back some core spots around the neighborhood as the Boston Transportation Department rolls out new parking zones in early 2017. Hanover Street On Hanover Street, from Prince to Cross Street, approximately 20 new resident permit parking spaces will Read More…

Transportation

North Washington Street Bridge Construction Targeted for Summer 2017 [Video]

The design to replace the North Washington Street Bridge is currently 75% complete as officials continue their community meetings to show the design plans.  A Public Information meeting was held at the Nazzaro Center on October 20, 2016, providing an in-depth discussion on the plan to replace the 1,100 foot section of the bridge. The goal of the project is to Read More…

Transportation

Boston Transportation Commissioner, Gina Fiandaca, Talks Parking at Neighborhood Council [Video]

Boston Transportation Commissioner Gina Fiandaca spoke with the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) this week regarding parking and traffic issues in the neighborhood. The use of resident parking spaces by construction workers, valets and car-share companies was criticized at the meeting. NEWNC Traffic & Parking Committee Chair, Ryan Kenny, said that construction and development projects can take years Read More…

Event Notices Transportation

Video: Boston Transportation Department Acting Commissioner Addresses North End Parking Issues

The Parking / Traffic Committee of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) invited Acting Commissioner James Gillooly of the Boston Transportation Department to speak at this week’s meeting and address ongoing parking concerns. Gillooly reviewed citywide statistics for parking tickets and enforcement of resident parking violations. He noted that signage continues to be a Read More…

Transportation

North End Resident Parking Permits Expire on November 30th

The Boston Transportation Department is reminding drivers that City of Boston-issued resident parking permits for the North End will expire on Sunday, November 30, 2014.  Notices have been sent to current permit holders advising them of the process for renewing their permits by mail, on-line, or in person at City Hall.  To further ensure the Read More…

Transportation

Boston Transportation Commissioner Addresses North End Parking Issues at Neighborhood Council Meeting [Video]

The Parking and Traffic Committee of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) hosted Thomas Tinlin, Commissioner of the Boston Transportation Department to discuss parking and transportation issues in the neighborhood. Committee Chair, Ryan Kenny, presented several issues that were addressed by the BTD Commissioner. The complete video of the discussion is embedded above. Read More…

Police & Fire

Former City Liasion Pleads Guilty in Child Pornography Case

A former Boston Transportation Department community affairs liasion, James Mansfield, has admitted to possessing multiple specimens of child pornography on his laptop computer and portable storage devices seized by Boston Police last year, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said in a news release. Mansfield was a BTD Community Affairs Director and presented at Read More…

Transportation

Neighborhood Council Asks Transportation Department to Protect and Increase Resident Parking Spaces

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) is working with Boston Transportation Department to protect, and increase, the number of resident parking spots in the neighborhood. Recently, I joined a walkthrough with NEWNC’s Parking and Traffic Committee Chair, Ryan Kenny, BTD’s Joe Fluery and Nicole Leo from the Mayor’s office. NEWNC is asking for Read More…

Event Notices Real Estate Transportation

VPNE Parking Lot Receives NEWNC Support for One Year Renewal at 181 North Washington Street

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted 4-3 to support the approval to continue the use of the 7-space outdoor parking lot at the intersection of Endicott Street and North Washington Street. Some council members raised concerns including the use of nearby resident / visitor parking spaces by the company’s staff. There was Read More…

Community Real Estate Transportation

Residents’ Association Supports One Year Extension for VPNE Parking at 181 N. Washington Street

By a vote of 27 to 1, the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) supported conditional use zoning approval for VPNE Parking Solutions, 181 N. Washington St., to extend use of the 7-space outdoor parking lot for up to one year. The parking lot is located on the former service station property at the Read More…