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…

Event Notices Government Health & Environment Transportation

Proposed Redesign of Union Street and the “Blackstone Block”

Designers, representatives from Boston Transportation Department, MassDOT, and the BRA (Boston Redevelopment Authority) presented their proposal for the redesign of Union Street and the “Blackstone Block” at a public meeting on Monday, December 16, 2013 at City Hall. As part of the Connect Historic Boston Initiative, the goal is to create streets and sidewalks that Read More…

Transportation

Causeway Street Redesign to Include Cycle Tracks as Part of Connect Historic Boston

Dozens of business owners, cycling advocates and residents gathered on Thursday evening for the presentation of a cycle track design as part of the reconstruction of Causeway Street. Led by city officials, the meeting specifically pertained to the Bulfinch Triangle/West End neighborhood section of “Connect Historic Boston.” This is a $23 million program to link 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 Transportation

Boston Receives $400,000 From National Park Service To Connect Historic Downtown Sites

The National Park Service has awarded a $400,000 grant to Boston Transportation Department to “Connect Historic Boston” through walking and bicycle infrastructure between the T and NPS sites in the North End, West End, Charlestown and Downtown Boston. According to the release at today’s event: The “Connect Historic Boston” initiative will be driven by an Read More…