[Action Elert] Comm Ave needs you


My name is Matt and I'm a BU grad student, active Allston community member, and
Make Comm Ave better for people biking, walking, driving and using public transit

LivableStreets Commonwealth Avenue project lead. I'm writing to you for the first time today to ask for your help making Commonwealth Avenue safe for everyone to use.

The City of Boston is redesigning a section of Commonwealth Avenue, between Packard's Corner and the Boston University Bridge. We need your help to make sure that the City takes advantage of this opportunity to create a model street that serves the growing population of people like me who bike, walk, drive, and take transit in the area. 
My fear is that the current designs for the Commonwealth Avenue project actually make the street less safe - and less enjoyable - for people to use. The plans widen street lanes (which encourages speeding), narrows already overcrowded sidewalks, and does not improve the bike lane (which has already been the site of many injuries and one fatality this year).

Tell the City of Boston that the designs for Commonwealth Avenue must protect people who bike, walk, drive and use transit

LivableStreets, Boston Cyclists Union, WalkBoston, MassBike and many other advocates, students and people from the neighborhood are working on this project because it impacts all of us around the City that use Commonwealth Avenue.
Thanks for your help,



Matthew Danish

LivableStreets Alliance Project Leader