Archive for November 2017

Join us for World Day of Remembrance this Sunday

  This Sunday, on World Day of Remembrance, the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition is organizing a day of actions to remember those who have been injured or lost to traffic violence, and to demand safe streets for everyone in our communities. World Day of Remembrance is an annual event taking place in cities around the world. In Massachusetts, we gather…

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Rutherford Ave and Sullivan Square: The Vision of a New Linear Park and Walkable Neighborhood Betrayed by the “Underpass Option”

  By Professor Peter Furth Please sign this petition in support of the Surface Option! In the 1960’s, Rutherford Ave in Charlestown was converted into a 10-lane highway complete with underpasses and flyovers, decimating Sullivan Square in the process, so that it could carry all the traffic from the terminus of I-93 – which at…

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Boston Area Winter Biking Survey

Over the years, the Boston Cyclists Union has worked hard to improve biking over the winter.   In the 2013/2014 winter, the coordinated #WinterBiker campaign was launched in response to poor clearing of the Southwest Corridor.  Through a targeted social media campaign with Allston-Brighton Bikes, Southie Bikes, other neighborhood bike groups and individual activists, and…

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