Vision Zero Boston

Beacon St

The Boston Transportation Department is exploring potential improvements to Beacon Street to slow drivers and improve safety for people who are walking, biking, and driving in the Back Bay. The project extends along Beacon St from Arlington St to Raleigh St.

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Ongoing through June 30, 2016

Community survey - Give your input on potential objectives and interventions

We’ve put together a list of potential project objectives and a list of tools / interventions that can be used to reach the objectives. We need to know your priorities so we can explore the right types of changes. Read through the potential objectives and tools / interventions and then share your priorities for Beacon St.

June 1, 2016, 6 pm

Community meeting - View presentation (PDF)
Central Library, Commonwealth Salon 700 Boylston Street

The Boston Transportation Department held a community meeting to discuss transportation safety improvements for Beacon Street. We collected ideas from people who walk, bike, and drive along Beacon Street to shape the project’s objectives and identify the design interventions that should be considered.

March 30, 2016

Meeting with the Neighborhood Association of Back Bay - View presentation (PDF)
Old South Church, 645 Boylston St

The Boston Transportation Department and the Boston Police Department attended a special meeting called by the Neighborhood Association of Back Bay to discuss pedestrian safety and ways to reduce speeds on Beacon Street.

March 24, 2016

Speed radar sign installed on Beacon St

Speed boards give motorists instant feedback on how fast they are going and flash when a driver exceeds the speed limit.

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