Makers + Movers Event at Central Square

The City of Boston hosted its East Boston “Makers + Movers” event on September 6th at Central Square. The event attracted residents of all ages to give their ideas about how to design and orient the proposed bicycle station as … Continue reading

Transportation Department Unveils Boston’s First Parklets

On September 12, 2013, local businesses and residents attended a ribbon-cutting of Boston’s newest Parklet with Commissioner Thomas J. Tinlin in Mission Hill. Boston’s Parklet pilot has started this fall in the Mission Hill and Jamaica Plain neighborhoods, and will … Continue reading

City of Boston Announces $15.5 Million Federal Grant to Connect Historic Boston

The City of Boston has been selected as a recipient of a $15.5 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER discretionary grant, to fund alternative transportation projects under the “Connect Historic Boston” initiative. “Connect Historic Boston” will create safe, … Continue reading

Dudley Square Design Project Announces Second Public Meeting

The Dudley Square Complete Streets Design Project will be holding it’s second meeting with the community on Monday March 11, 2013 at the Dudley Branch Library from 6-8pm. The central topic of the  meeting will be review of circulation concepts for the … Continue reading

Connect Historic Boston Launches Public Art Ideas Competition

Connect Historic Boston is an initiative between the National Park Service (NPS) and the City of Boston’s Transportation Department to make walking, biking, and taking the T to National Park Service sites and other destinations in downtown Boston easy and … Continue reading

Dudley Square Complete Streets Design Project

The Dudley Square Complete Streets Design Project held it’s official kickoff meeting on Monday October 22, 2012 at the Roxbury Boys and Girls Club.  Over fifty enthusiastic residents and local activists were given a presentation outlining the purpose and scope of … Continue reading

The City Seeks Parklet Designs

The City of Boston has released a Request for Proposals for a team to design and build the City’s first parklets.  Parklets temporarily convert on-street parking spaces to small public spaces that offer various uses for enjoyment- encouraging foot traffic … Continue reading

Coleman Street Hosts the City’s First Playway

The City of Boston and the Coleman Street Neighbors Association welcomed in the fall season by hosting the first “Playway” or residential street closure aimed at promoting healthy food, physical activity, and fun.   It is Boston’s neighborhood version of the … Continue reading

Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Interactive-Map

Find out where you can charge your electric vehicle around Boston with the new EVboston map- accessible via your smart phone or desktop computer.  EVboston promotes electric vehicle use in Boston and is part of Boston’s Complete Streets initiative.  Drivers can … Continue reading

Downtown Bicycle Wayfinding Pilot Program Gets Underway

The Boston Transportation Department this week began the installation of 90 Bicycle Wayfinding signs that are being posted at busy intersections Downtown to point the way for cyclists to popular sites in Boston. The installation of the new bicycle wayfinding … Continue reading