Bowker Overpass Meeting Scheduled

Paul Nelson, Manager of Corridor Planning at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation sent this notice: I am writing to inform you that the next meeting for the I-90 Back Bay Ramps Transportation Study is being held Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in Johnsons Conference Rooms 2/3 at the Boston Public Library in Copley […]

Charles River Basin Connectivity Study

On Tuesday night, I attended a community meeting hosted by DCR and MassDOT to present the Charles River Basin Bike and Pedestrian Connectivity Study. This study was commissioned as part of Governor Patrick’s Accelerated Bridge Program to identify connectivity gaps that place constraints on bike and pedestrian traffic throughout the Charles River Basin and make […]

Back Bay/ Fenway/ Longwood Medical Area Transportation Studies

Senator Brownsberger, along with legislative colleagues and neighborhood associations, submitted a letter to Chairman David Mohler of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (Boston MPO) requesting a transportation study be conducted by the Central Transportation Planning Staff. This study would have included an assessment of expected development throughout the Back Bay, Fenway, and Longwood Medical Area as it would […]

Removing the Bowker By Improving Longwood to Pike access

Regarding the Bowker overpass, I know the state is concerned about handling the traffic if the Bowker is removed (especially to/from the Longwood area), while most area residents would like to see the Bowker gone. The following suggestions would make using the Pike to get to Longwood easier, thus reducing the need to use Storrow […]