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By John Hilliard Globe Staff,Updated December 26, 2021, 1:26 p.m. The $4 billion COVID-19 relief package includes $125,000 to extend the Danvers Rail Trail in Middleton.JIM DAVIS/GLOBE STAFF Lowell will get money to improve its parks, Belmont to design a skating rink, Lexington to buy electric school buses. The $4 billion COVID-19 relief package signed this monthContinue reading “Coming $4 billion COVID-19 relief”
Public access is key… to breaking down physical and social bar. Commit to opening up more waterfront access for recreation and education, with a focus on creating equitable open spaces for all New Yorkers. Open space access has been acutely felt by New Yorkers during Covid-19, especially as vulnerable and lower-income communities have access toContinue reading “Waterfront Alliance – Example of a Better Waterfront”
This is an example of the actual Harbor-View impact Including the entire Pier 5 and the water-sheet between Pier 5 and Pier 4, the base of Courageous Sailing Center: Home – Courageous Sailing Note: this shows only 30′ elevation, while other proposals are going as high at 55′.
A recent RFP by the BPDA, called developers to submit This is example of one of the proposals. Aiming to place floating buildings, blocking over 200′ of the currently open waterfront and privatize the entire use of Pier 5 AND over 50% of the existing water-sheet.
For 40 years, the pier has not been maintained, in spite of the Boston 2030 plan “An activated waterfront is anchored by varied types of open spaces, featuring cultural resources and year-round programming and connecting people with the natural, cultural, and economic history of the region.”
We’re creating neighborhood solutions to coastal flooding from sea level rise and coastal storms.
Coastal Resilience Solutions for East Boston and Charlestown ¿Quieres ver esta encuesta en español? Clic aquí. What is this survey for? This survey walks through the same feedback questions presented in the first Open House (April 29, 2021) for the project Coastal Resilience Solutions for East Boston and Charlestown. The Coastal Resilience Solutions project will identify neighborhood solutionsContinue reading “Coastal Solutions for East Boston and Charlestown”
BPDA Rejects Housing Proposals for Pier 5 by John Lynds • November 24, 2021 • 0 Comments The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) has rejected the three housing proposals that were on the table for the condemned Pier 5 site in the Navy Yard. According to a letter to the community from BPDA real estate officer Morgan McDaniel,Continue reading “BPDA Rejects Housing Proposals for Pier 5”
This is example of one of the proposals. Aiming to place floating buildings, blocking over 200′ of the currently open waterfront and privatize the entire use of Pier 5 AND over 50% of the existing water-sheet. This is an example of the actual Harbor-View impact BLOCKING ~200′ OR MORE OF THE WATERFRONT Including the entireContinue reading “BRA/BPDA IGNORED PUBLIC INTEREST”