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Tuesday May 2nd
195 OLD COLONY AVE
Iron Workers Local 7 Building
South Boston, MA 02127
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: PLAN: South Boston, Dorchester Avenue zoning process will translate community values and guidelines outlined in the December 2016 BPDA Board approved Plan into updated zoning for the corridor along Dorchester Avenue between Andrew Square and Broadway stations. The approved planning document was developed through a 17 month long public engagement process that incorporated the input of the community members, City departments and state agencies and established a framework for implementation of community’s vision. The zoning session on May 2, 2017 is an opportunity to learn about the Plan and to have a discussion about zoning process as it relates to PLAN: South Boston, Dorchester Avenue.
We look forward to having you join us on Tuesday, May 2.
5:30 PM-6:00 PM Open House/Networking
6:00 PM-7:30 PM Presentation and Dialogue
To learn more, please visit: bit.ly/plandotave
mail to: VIKTORIJA ABOLINA
Boston Planning & Development Agency
One City Hall Square, 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02201
email: [email protected]
Tags: Dorchester, dot ave, south boston, zonning
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Attend this meeting and let your voice be heard!
Do you ride your bicycle on Dorchester Ave. through South Boston? Do you want to see stronger and safer infrastructure for biking and walking there?
The Boston Redevelopment Authority is launching a process to create a new vision and plan for the Dorchester Ave. corridor area in South Boston that includes this and much more. Residents, property owners, business owners, community and civic groups are invited to this open house event to learn more about the study, the area, and how to get involved.
Show up, speak up!
Open House: South Boston – Dorchester Avenue Corridor Study
Thurs., July 30, 5pm – 8pm
Iron Workers Local 7 Building
195 Old Colony Ave.
Tags: dot ave, improvments, south boston
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Got this in the email from Southie Bikes:
It has always been the position of Southie Bikes to listen to the constructive feedback from the people in the neighborhood. We received plenty of great ideas for how to make bike lanes work well in Southie, and we look forward to incorporating those ideas into the design going forward. There is more work to be done, and given Boston’s rapidly changing political landscape the meeting will be deferred to a future date.
Planet Southie, Southie Bikes, Chamber of Commerce, and City Councilor Bill Linehan have more work to do toward common understanding.
Ride safe everyone! Southie Bikes
Which sounds to me like someone (can’t say who from this limited info), is putting a monkey wrench into this process. I think we can safely assume that its not the bike advocates, so you know, do your own detective work.
Either way as some readers of this website have pointed out, this process is probably better than what happened in Charlestown where the lanes were put in, taken out, and put in again… This town is full to the brim with cyclists these days, and one way or another its pretty clear that cycling infrastructure is the future. Lets just hope this whole mess gets sorted out sooner rather than later.
No one should be afraid of public input on projects, hopefully at some point this meeting happens.
Tags: Bike Lanes, public meeting, south boston
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This is strange, seems the public meeting has been canceled. Anyone know why they would do something like this? Me thinks something must be up.
Notice from the city below:
West Broadway – Canceled
The public meeting about possible bike lanes on West Broadway has been canceled. Neighborhood groups, businesses and elected officials will continue to meet and discuss the possible expansion of bike lanes in South Boston. We thank everyone for their participation and input, and look forward to hearing from you in the future.
Tags: public meeting, shady, south boston
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The South Boston bike scene is heating up, check out this awesome upcoming event:
Join us for a casual bicycle ride around the neighborhood. Nicole Freedman, Director of Boston Bikes, will be our special guest for the ride. Nicole will share with us any plans for bicycle lanes that may be in the works for Southie residents, and we will also have the opportunity to share our thoughts about what its like to ride here and where we’d like to see improvements.Cyclists of all abilities are encouraged to attend. Please keep in mind that we’ll be sharing the road with other vehicles. Helmets mandatory.Looking forward to seeing you there!
Tags: south boston, tour de southie
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