A step forward for commuters

On September 8, the state put out to bid a corridor study for Mount Auburn Street. This is the next step towards improving the permanent traffic snarl at the intersection of Mount Auburn Street and Fresh Pond Parkway. The formal study process won’t start for a couple of months. But it’s not too early to start brainstorming in this space — your comments would be much appreciated.

Public Meeting: Cambridge-Arlington Improvements at Alewife/ Route 2 & Route 16

MassDOT will host a public information meeting about planned improvements at the Route 16/Route 2 interchange. The meeting will be on Tuesday, June 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Café, 60 Acorn Park in Cambridge. Read this post for further information about the meeting.

Traffic Congestion on Mount Auburn Street at Fresh Pond Parkway

If you have felt that congestion on Mount Auburn crossing Fresh Pond Parkway has been especially bad over the past few weeks, you are right. Hopefully, this week, things are better and things will improve a bit further by the end of the month for reasons I’ll list in this post. Meanwhile we continue to push for permanent improvements to this intersection.