Archive for January 2012

Casey and a brief history of highways in Boston

By Pete Stidman During Jamaica Plain’s great debate on the Casey Overpass, some have said that it has no relation whatsoever to Boston’s highway revolt of the 1960s—the “street fight” that brought us the Southwest Corridor instead of an elevated highway. But the truth is they are both part of a relatively short period of…

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Casey Overpass decision delayed second time

With time ticking away in the lifespan of the Accelerated Bridge Program and its dedicated funding, the decision on Casey Overpass has been delayed for at least another month. Meanwhile, a small group of bridge supporters have written Governor Deval Patrick criticizing the process, accusing MassDOT of bias and asking that the design process start…

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Bike Safe Boston pushes safety, law practice

By Patrick Kelleher-Calnan Despite his recent arrival in Boston, you may have already come across one or more of Josh Zisson’s projects. He’s been busy promoting his law practice with accident report cards at local bike shops, posts about the state’s bike law on his blog, and reflective Bike Safe Boston t-shirts–the sale of which…

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