Posts Tagged ‘Tremont St.’

Show your support for protected bike lanes on Tremont St.!

At last month’s Tremont St. Design Project public meeting, we scored an important victory when the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) revealed that the City’s preferred design for Tremont St. includes 3 critical safety features to calm traffic and make the street safer for walking and biking: A lane reduction, or “road diet,” along the corridor from…

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Tremont St. Businesses Support Protected Bike Lanes

In November, the Boston Transportation Department presented three concept designs for redesigning Tremont St. Out of the three, we prefer concept one because, as the only option to include protected bike lanes, it makes the most significant safety improvements for people biking and walking. By implementing a road diet (a reduction in vehicle travel lanes)…

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Tremont Street Needs Protected Bike Lanes

Plans to redesign Tremont St frame the project as “pedestrian improvements” intended to prioritize “the safety and comfort of people walking along and across Tremont St.” They do not mention prioritizing cyclist safety. If you missed the November 28 public meeting on this project and want to learn more, the Boston Transportation Department is holding…

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Support Protected Bike Lanes on Tremont St.

This Wednesday the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will hold the second in a series of community meetings to plan a new design for Tremont Street from Melnea Cass to Herald St. In this meeting, 2-3 possible designs will be presented for feedback. Tremont St was chosen for redesign after two pedestrians were killed crossing the…

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