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Final Report: Dealing With North Station Area Traffic Congestion

After a year of study, city officials have put together their final plan to decrease the frustrations of traffic congestion in the North Station area, while also making neighborhood experiences safer and more enjoyable. The action plan recommends changes that will encourage people to use mobility options other than driving and increase incentives for biking Read More…

Transportation

Last Chance to Comment – North Station Area Mobility Action Plan

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD), in conjunction with other city departments, have released the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP) Draft Final Report. You may recall some of our previous NSAMAP posts that highlighted the multimodal transportation plan affecting the area around North Station and the Bulfinch Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Spring 2017, Target Removes Shirt, N. Station Mobility Action Plan, RUFF Feedback!

Things to know for Tuesday! As you may know, spring is officially underway: View this post on Instagram A beautiful reminder that spring is on the way! 📷: @davidfilipov Thank you for sharing this wonderful photo of the alliums blooming in the park! ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ To learn more about the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park please visit www.foccp.org Read More…

Transportation

Despite Development, North Station Mobility Plan to Decrease Congestion?

The North Station Area Mobility Action Plan is a multimodal transportation plan that encompasses the surrounding area of North Station and the Bulfinch Triangle. The plan hopes to alleviate traffic and pedestrian congestion while preparing for the residential increase stemming from several developments in that direct area. You may remember the post about the previous meeting held Read More…

Transportation

North Station Area Mobility Action Plan Seeks to Alleviate Congestion [Video]

Short term and long term plans were conveyed at the most recent public meeting for the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP). Held at the West End Museum, most of what was presented was public feedback from action items that were solicited by the public’s input through on-street and online surveys. Starting with the process overview and providing a quick Read More…

Transportation

North Station Area Mobility Plan Action Item List – Comments Requested

From the planners working with on the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP): Please find attached the initial action item list for the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP). This is a large universe of potential projects that has been developed through community meetings, pop ups, and our interactive web wikimap. As we mentioned Read More…

Transportation

Transportation Study Kicks Off for North Station Area

The long awaited North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP) kicked off last week with a visioning meeting held at the West End Museum, hosted by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). The transportation study will recommend solutions to improve the way people get around the North Station area, including the Bulfinch Read More…

Transportation

North Station Area Mobility Action Plan to Kick-off with June 28 Public Meeting

Upcoming public meeting and update on the North Station Mobility Action Plan from the Boston Redevelopment Authority: On Tuesday, June 28 the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will host a visioning meeting to kick-off the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP). The action plan, announced in November 2015, will develop a range of near-, Read More…

Event Notices Transportation

North Station Area Mobility Action Plan – Visioning Session on June 28th

A public meeting has been scheduled for next Tuesday (6/28) evening in the West End to kick off the community engagement process for the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan. The study will cover the West End, Government Center, and North Station areas. The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in conjunction with the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) and other city Read More…

Commentaries Transportation

Downtown View: North Station Transportation Troubles

Consider North Station. The Boston Redevelopment Authority has defined its area as extending from the river to New Sudbury Street and from Cambridge Street to North Washington Street. Parts of that area, especially around the terminal itself, used to offer cheap office rents and, except in the West End, not much housing. Some streets were Read More…

Real Estate Transportation

Developers to Fund $400K Toward North Station Transportation Study

Developers with planned or in-progress projects around North Station will contribute $400,000 to study traffic and transportation issues in the area. Eight companies will contribute $50,000 each to hire a consultant that will analyze the combined impact of their new developments over the next 15 years. Over 8 million square feet of residential and office Read More…