Local Projects

Rutherford Avenue and Sullivan Square

Since 2008, the City of Boston has been planning a project to convert Rutherford Avenue in Charlestown from a wide...

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Tremont Street in Boston’s South End

Two pedestrians have recently been killed crossing Tremont Street in Boston' South End. The current layout - 4 lan...

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Rutherford Ave @ Austin Street: A Surface Option that Works and the Failed Promise of the Underpass Option

(Editor's note, 4/8/2018: Since this report was first published in February, 2018, we are glad to report that the B...

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Congestion Protection for Route 66

Chris Boll, a Master's student in civil engineering, took inspiration from best practices in Brussels, Zurich, and¬...

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Road Diet for Centre Street, West Roxbury

Centre St between Lagrange St and Esther Street (near Holy Name Circle) is West Roxbury's main street, flanked...

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Transit Lanes on Huntington Av (Mission Hill section)

The Mission Hill stretch of Huntington Av, between Brigham Circle and South Huntington Ave., can be so congested th...

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Improving Pedestrian Access to Franklin Park

UPDATE, 2017:  The new park entrance for ped/bike that we recommended is under construction! (Franklin Hill Ave. ...

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Making Columbia Road a Greenway for Cycling and Walking

Columbia Road was originally envisioned as a link in Boston's Emerald Necklace, a string of linear parks encircli...

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Improving Silver Line Speed and Reliability near Dudley Square

Silver Line buses suffer large and highly variable delays on Washington Street near Dudley Station. Master's studen...

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Improving Ped, Bike, and Car Service and Safety Using Delta Islands at the Comm Ave / BU Bridge Intersection

A unique intersection design for the junction of Comm Ave with the BU Bridge can reduce delay for all users, reduc...

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Better Traffic Management for Broadway, Everett, MA

Broadway in Everett, MA is a 2-lane road plagued by congestion, hampering local business and making bus service on...

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