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Where Will 300 Car Commuters Go as Forest Hills Parking Lot Becomes Apartments?

Overall site plan

Forest Hills residents peppered a would-be developer with questions about where hundreds of car commuters will go if the LAZ Parking lot becomes a mixed-use development. There were other issues raised during a community meeting Wednesday about “The Residences at Forest Hills,” but much of the discussion revolved around parking. The three-building, six-story development would add 252 apartments and townhouses plus 5,500 square feet of retail to Forest Hills’ burgeoning stock of mid-rise transit-oriented developments. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Letter to the Editor: ‘Resident-permit only signs are completely unnecessary here’

Resident parking sign in Moss Hill

Thanks for the article on this subject [Permit Parking Comes to Moss Hill]. I am a resident here, too. I oppose the restriction on street parking. There was no street parking problem of any sort here before the signs went up and I don’t see why restrictive and exclusive legislation was suddenly imposed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Snow Emergency/Parking Ban Begins at 10 p.m. Saturday

Major arteries where parking is banned as of 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Credit: City of Boston

Here we go again. Mayor Marty Walsh announced a snow emergency and parking ban will begin at 10 p.m. Saturday, with tagging and towing to begin at midnight. That means you can’t park your car on main arteries like Centre Street. Continue Reading →

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