pedestrians

By - 2/27/19 - 11:22 pm
Al Wentworth describes his wife's death on Centre Street in West Roxbury as son Matthew listens

With son Matthew behind him, Al Wenthworth describes the crash that killed his wife, Marilyn.

As a hall full of people listened, Al Wentworth tonight described the crash that killed his wife Marilyn in the middle of Centre and Hastings streets on Feb. 5: Read more.

By - 2/22/19 - 11:10 pm
Seaport Boulevard Crosswalk

The crosswalk on Seaport Boulevard. Photo by Joe Phalen.

On Seaport Boulevard at Sleeper Street, shortly before 10 p.m. The homicide and fatal-accident units were called in due to the severity of the woman's injuries.

By - 2/13/19 - 2:20 pm
Memorial for woman killed on Centre Street in West Roxbury

Somebody's created this memorial for Marilyn Wentworth, a lifelong West Roxbury resident who died Feb. 5 when hit by a car on Feb. 5 at Centre and Hastings streets in West Roxbury. Read more.

By - 2/5/19 - 5:40 pm

UPDATE, 1:45 p.m., 2/6: City Councilor Matt O'Malley reports the woman died.

WFXT reports a pedestrian suffered potentially life-threatening injuries in a crash around 4 p.m. at Centre and Hastings streets. The driver remained on scene and tried to render aid.

By - 12/6/18 - 1:40 pm
Firefighters help injured person from bus at Hyde Park Avenue and Canterbury Street

Firefighters help injured person from bus. Photo by BFD.

Transit Police report five people suffered minor injuries in a chain-reaction crash on Hyde Park Avenue southbound at Canterbury Street around 1 p.m. that involved a 32 bus: Read more.

By - 6/6/18 - 1:29 pm
Crash scene

Collision scene. Photo by Shannon Weber.

On Commonwealth Avenue inbound near Griggs Street, around 12:50 p.m., Mass Incident Paging reports the victim suffered serious injuries. The driver drove away. Read more.

By - 4/13/18 - 8:37 am

Cambridge Day reports the bridge could go up by 2025, funded by a new fee on developers in the area.

By - 4/4/18 - 2:17 pm
Sign warning BU students about not getting killed crossing Commonwealth Avenue

Ilana Brownstein spotted this flier today outside Boston University's College of Fine Arts, 855 Comm. Ave., just past the BU Bridge.

By - 3/8/18 - 7:45 am
Chinatown crash scene

Crash scene. Photo by Rick Macomber.

Rick Macomber reports a pedestrian was struck by a snowplow on Nassau Street, next to Tufts Medical Center, late last night. She was taken to the emergency room there in critical condition; the Boston Police homicide and fatal-accident-reconstruction units were called in.

By - 1/10/18 - 2:51 pm

#ClearCurbCuts - Meet Amy

WalkBoston followed Amy around as she tried to negotiate Boston five days after the snowstorm.

By - 1/9/18 - 12:47 pm
Blocked Beacon Street bike lane

One of the new "protected" bike lanes on Beacon Street in Audubon Circle is currently protected from bicyclists, P. Cheung reports.

Sheri Ann Cheng, meanwhile, pleaded with the city to do better plowing on Hyde Park Avenue into and out of Forest Hills:

By - 11/14/17 - 8:11 am

A Dracut state rep says it's time to crack down on people who blithely walk in between and not at the green while looking at their phones - or listening to their Beats - and wants to see fines increased from the current $1 to up to $200 (for repeat offenders; the first fine would be $50).

Ed. questions: Dracut? This is a problem in Dracut? Do they even have sidewalks or traffic lights there?

By - 7/23/17 - 2:17 pm

Matthew Bushery gives us a quick overview of Open Newbury Street today.

By - 7/8/17 - 4:05 pm
No cars on Canal Street

Adam Castiglioni was among those who wandered a car-free Canal Street on Open Canal Street today.

By - 6/5/17 - 9:07 am

Lewis/Commercial Street Crosswalk

After a pedestrian was run over at the intersection of Lewis and Commercial streets in the North End on May 15, the city banned parking right at the intersection, to improve sight lines for the motorists who are supposed to stop there (but generally don't). Adam Balsam compiled this video report after he filed 311 reports about cars parked in that spot and the city did nothing.

By - 5/29/17 - 10:22 pm

Around 8:30 p.m. at Tremont and Upton streets. WCVB reports the driver stayed at the scene.

By - 5/11/17 - 7:16 am

WBUR reports on what the city says it's doing about it.

By - 11/21/16 - 12:19 am
White ghost profiles in Boston Common

Greg Cook attended Sunday's World Day of Remembrancemarch from Copley Square through Boston Common and vigil in front of the State House.

Many of the walkers carried white outlines with the names of people who died in crashes. Activists have begun putting these markers at the crash locations. Not everybody is a fan of the idea.

By - 10/1/16 - 10:32 am

Matthew Robare reports on the Rally for Safer Streets outside Boston City Hall.