Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Springing Into Action

Updated 4/5/16
Fort Point is getting cleaner this spring. Street cleaning starts today on A Street street. In addition, Binford Street (from A Street to the Fort Point Channel) will have street cleaning every Tuesday 9 am - 1 pm from April through November. The odd side of the street (closest to Gillette) will be the first and third Tuesdays starting April 19th due to the April 4th snowfall and the even side is the second and fourth Tuesdays starting April 12th. 


The Fort Point Neighborhood Association is holding Fort Point's 12th annual Boston Shines April 29th - April 30th. Fort Point businesses are invited to participate on Friday, April 29th from 11 am - 2 pm and Fort Point Residents on Saturday, April 30th from 10 am - 3 pm. Boston Shines Fort Point style creates a living tapestry of flowers, vines, and community along A Street. Volunteer today and help beautify your neighborhood. No green thumb required. If you have any questions, please contact FPNA.

Are your New Year's resolutions a distant memory? If getting more involved with your community is still pending on your list, there is plenty to offer on Civic Engagement Tuesday, April 5th, There are public meetings to envision a new Dot Ave Corridor, discover whether the South Boston Bypass Rd could re-open to non-commercial traffic and talk about the benefits and impacts of the Boston Grand Prix.

Civic Engagement Tuesday: April 5, 2016

Boston Grand Prix City Council Hearing: Councillor Linehan called for a hearing to be held on the Boston Grand Prix stating the importance for City Council to give residents a voice in the process and examine the impacts on the neighborhood. The Committee of Arts, Culture & Special Events will be holding the public meeting (docket # 0442) at  City Hall, Iannella Chamber, 5th Floor at 3 pm. You may also submit written comments and questions to CCC.AC@boston.gov and Councilor Linehan prior to the hearing. Councilor Michelle Wu is taking questions beforehand on twitter. Tweet #QsforIndyCar @wutrainWritten comments may be part of the public record and are available to all City Councillors in advance of the hearing. Attend or watch live on Comcast 8/RCN 82 or on the web.

South Boston Bypass Road & HOV Pilot Program Results & Feedback Meeting: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) invites the public to attend a meeting to provide South Boston Bypass Road and HOV Pilot program results and gather public feedback. The public meeting will be held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, room 154 from 6 pm – 8 pm.

Dot Ave Corridor: Draft Plan Elements & Implementation Strategies The Dot Ave Plan is an opportunity to think strategically about the types of uses and scale of development best suited for the future of this transit corridor. The goal of the planning study is to create a vision with the community and to establish guidelines that will result in a comprehensive plan that informs new zoning for future development. This is the seventh in a series of workshops. The workshop will take place at Iron Worker Local 7 located at 195 Old Colony 
from 6 pm – 8 pm.   


originally posted 4.1.16

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