Room for Walking
Fight for Transit
Silver LiningsAs we start to see the end of this painful pandemic year-plus, I have been taking time to assess what we learned; and what we may want to retain in the months and years ahead.
Below is my short list--I would love to know yours (here’s another):
More safe walking roomThis is the Commonwealth Avenue Carriageway at Bristol Street in West Newton.
The barriers are part of a pilot to open this section for walking and biking only.
Eventually, neighbors hope to reclaim some of the asphalt, plant trees in the median--create a “Bristol Park.”
I was happy to usher this through the process so that a little more of this popular walking route is even safer.
Almost every month I write constituents about a topic before the city