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The mission of the Boston Transportation Department is to promote public safety, manage the city's transportation network, and enhance the quality of life for residents of our city neighborhoods. Accomplishment of our mission is ensured through the use of planning coordinated engineering, education and enforcement.

Go Boston 2030!

Go Boston 2030 is a City of Boston initiative to envision a bold transportation future for Boston for the next 5, 10, and 15 years.The plan will develop a far-reaching vision that proposes transformative polices and projects to improve transportation for the city's residents, businesses and visitors. The 18-month process is being driven by data and steered through an unprecedented and inclusive public engagement process.

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    JP/South/Hyde/Jackson Design Projects

    The JP/South/Hyde/Jackson Design Projects is a BTD led initiative and community planning process that will develop roadway, intersection and streetscape design plans for construction of projects in areas of Jamaica Plain. New concept designs will seek to widen sidewalks, create shorter crosswalks, address congestion, introduce greenery and highlight historic monuments and public art.

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    Dudley Square Complete Streets Design Project

    This project will develop roadway, intersection and streetscape design plans for construction in Dudley Square. The initiative aims to modernize existing conditions and bolster the ongoing municipal and private investment projects in Dudley Square including the Ferdinand building and former Area B-2 Police Station site.

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    BTD Presents Melnea Cass Boulevard Design Project

    The project's goal is to make Melnea Cass Boulevard into a neighborhood-friendly corridor by creating a pedestrian friendly environment, ensuring efficient traffic flow, accomdating transit vehicles and bicycles, and promoting economic development in the area.

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    Boston Complete Streets

    The new Complete Streets approach puts pedestrians, bicyclists and transit users on equal footing with motor-vehicle drivers. The initiative aims to improve the quality of life in Boston by creating streets that are both great public spaces and sustainable transportation networks. It embraces innovation to address climate change and promote healthy living. The objective is to ensure Boston's streets are multimodal, green and smart.

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