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What Forest Hills Would’ve Looked Like With I-95 Running Through It

Nearly everyone in JP or who passes through it is talking about the traffic resulting from the demolition phase of the Casey Arborway project. Resident Clay Harper found images of what Forest Hills would’ve looked like had planners in the 1950s and 60s succeeded in getting I-95 built through the heart of the neighborhood. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Casey Project Hits Demolition Milestone

So long, Casey Overpass @universalhub @02130News
— Clay Harper (@ArborwayMatters) April 30, 2015

On Thursday, removal of the abutments on the Arborway side of the Casey Overpass began, as documented by JP transportation enthusiast Clay Harper. State officials have said removal of the overpass itself would begin in May. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Proposal: Make Murray Circle Into Two Roundabouts

Proposal for changes to Murray Circle. Credit: Toole Design Group
A historic overhaul of the Arborway could be in the works, with the aim of improving pedestrian and bike safety. This week the Department of Conservation and Recreation held two public meetings at the Arboretum where a design firm put out a “starter idea” that’s sure to get Jamaica Plain talking: Take the big rotary where Centre meets the Arborway and turn it into two roundabouts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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