Pedestrian safety

State Funding to Aid Kensington Underpass Revamp

Somerville’s efforts to revamp the Kensington Underpass will be supplemented by $95,000 in state aid, according to State Rep. Mike Connolly. The underpass that connects East Somerville to Assembly Row often comes across as dark and dangerous, Director of Transportation and Infrastructure Brad Rawson explains. “Ever since the zeitgeist, the mania that our society went through […]


Residential Streets Get Safety Makeover

Four streets in the city have been remodeled with painted curb extensions and bright red crosswalks, and some of them have been adorned with green contra-flow bike lanes. The changes on the roads—Hancock Street, Gilman Street, Oliver Street, and Skilton Avenue—are designed to slow down vehicles and protect bicyclists and pedestrians. The new designs, part […]