The Amateur Planner
F&$%ING AWESOME TALKING POINTS
Monday, January 22, 2018
Optimizing traffic on Storrow Drive
Personal Strava heat map via here . While it may not be news to many regular readers, in addition to riding bikes and transit advocacy,...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Let's talk about safe streets in Cambridge
I'm tired of going to public meetings. Especially meetings organized by businesses in Cambridge where they accuse bicycle advocates of t...
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Cambridge Council Endorsements
I know you've all been waiting for it … the Official Amateur Planner 2017 Cambridge City Council endorsements! I've lived in Cambr...
Friday, October 27, 2017
Thinking Big? Let's Think "Realistic" First
The MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board, according to their slides, wants to “ think big .” Thinking big is a laudable goal. Th...
Monday, August 21, 2017
North Station doesn't belong on the North-South Rail Link
The North South Rail Link has been bubbling up in the news recently ( only partially because of me ); perhaps as Boston realizes that it won...
Friday, August 11, 2017
Improving the Providence Line as a stepping stone to Regional Rail
Of all the peculiarities in the MBTA's Commuter Rail operation, one of the most apparent is the Providence Line. Where else can you find...
Thursday, August 3, 2017
ICYMI: Terminal Operations and the NSRL
I wrote about this in Commonwealth Magazine .
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