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My letter to the FHWA about Connect Historic Boston

TweetMy letter is online.

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Boston Chief Civil Engineer’s reply to my comments on Connect Historic Boston

TweetI have discussed my comments on the Connect historic Boston project in an earlier post. No Boston’s Chief Civil Engineer, Bill Egan, has replied — but actually, his reply is a non-reply. He doesn’t address the issues I raised about … Continue reading

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Comments on Connect Historic Boston

TweetI’ve posted extensive comments on the Connect Historic Boston project. I am concerned about: safety issues; increase in bicycle travel times and congestion of motor traffic; the project’s degrading rather than improving access to North Station; its being designed as … Continue reading

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Drainage Failure on Causeway Street

TweetI took the photo below around 10 PM on January 5, 2017 looking west on Causeway Street in Boston from in front of North Station. Here’s a link to the location in Google maps. The default view in Google Maps … Continue reading

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A longer response to Egan

TweetThis is a more extended response to the letter from Boston’s Chief Civil Engineer responding to my comments about the Connect Historic Boston project. My comments are at http://john-s-allen.com/pdfs/CHB_Comments.pdf and http://john-s-allen.com/pdfs/CHB_2014-03_comments.pdf Mr. Egan’s reply to my letter is at http://john-s-allen.com/pdfs/egan_response.pdf. … Continue reading

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Background on the River Street and Western Avenue bridges; public hearings

TweetI thank Jessica Mink for posting a notice on the Massbike Boston announcements list about the public hearings on the River Street and Western Avenue bridges. I repeat the notice below. Concerning conditions where the PDW path crosses the Boston … Continue reading

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Comments on the River Street and Western Avenue bridges

TweetI ride the River Street and Western Avenue frequently on my way between Waltham and Cambridge. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation plans to reconstruct these bridges. The roadways need repair, and so do the sidewalks, which connect the … Continue reading

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