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JP Officials to Discuss Recommendations for Improving Arborway Crossing

Residents will be able to provide input at a public meeting next Tuesday.

The pedestrian crosswalk at the Arborway in Jamaica Plain. Credit: Google Maps
The pedestrian crosswalk at the Arborway in Jamaica Plain. Credit: Google Maps

Officials in Jamaica Plain next week will hold a public meeting to discuss recommendations for improving the Arborway Crossing at the Arnold Arboretum. 

The meeting will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6 at the First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist, at 6 Eliot St. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation will co-host the meeting with the Arborway Coalition and partners. 

The focus of the meeting will be to discuss recommendations for pedestrian/bicyclist safety improvements at the Upper Arborway crossing at the Arboretum's main entrance. 

Funding for the transportation planning and engineering services that resulted in the recommendations were provided through the DCR's Partnerships Matching Funds Program and the Arborway Coalition and partners, according to recent announcement from the DCR.

Area residents who attend the meeting will be encouraged to provide input on the recommendations. 

Those who wish to provide comments or questions regarding the project can email DCR.Updates@state.ma.us with "Arborway Crossing" in the subject line. 

Comments can also be sent by mail to:

DCR Office of Public Outreach
251 Causeway St.
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114 

The presentation from the meeting will be available on the DCR's website after the meeting, officials said. 

For more information, call 617-626-4974, email DCR.updates@state.ma.us or follow the DCR on Twitter @MassDCR.

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