So why did the coyote cross Centre Street in Jamaica Plain? Easy answer: To get to the other side.
You can see this coyote stop on Centre Street and observe the action of cars commuting around 6 am on January 4, 2023.
This video was sent to Jamaica Plain News by a reader after they recorded this coyote crossing over Centre Street from the grounds of the First Church of Jamaica Plain. The reader said there was more than one coyote, too.