DCR officials will be visiting Roslindale and Jamaica Plain twice in a week to discuss ways to make the Arborway and Centre Street safer from Hebrew SeniorLife and Forest Hills up to Jamaica Pond - even as expansion plans at Faulkner Hospital could mean more cars on the road.
Tonight, residents get a chance to discuss the troublesome intersection of Walter and Centre streets next to Hebrew SeniorLife - and the possible addition of traffic lights to the intersection, at a meeting called by the Longfellow Area Neighborhood Association. The session starts at 7 p.m. at the Weld Hill Building of the Arnold Arboretum, 1300 Centre St. The idea seems to surface every five years or so.
Next Thursday, DCR holds a meeting in JP to outline proposals to improve the Arborway between Forest Hills and Kelly Circle near Jamaica Pond, including the infamous large Murray Circle at the northern end of the Arboretum - listed as one of the most crash-frequent intersections in the Boston area.
To bone up on the issues at that meeting on DCR's Arborway Parkways Improvement Project, residents can read a state-compiled road safety audit on that stretch of road, released in September.
The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m in the Huvos auditorium on the third floor of Faulkner Hospital.