Monthly Archives: April 2010

Is State Violating Bridge Repair Law?

TweetHow Can We Avoid Ending Up With Bridges That Are Structurally Sound But Functionally Obsolete? State Highway Division officials say that the Accelerated Bridge Program legislation requires that they focus on fixing structural deficiencies.  Their mantra is “no scope creep, … Continue reading

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Warm Weather Bicycling: On The Open Road Again

TweetI love it.  As the air warms I emerge from my cold-weather focus on commuting as quickly as possible, and start stretching out for glorious long rides through the countryside.  I am repeatedly amazed at the beauty of the forests … Continue reading

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Improving MassDOT’s Bike/Ped Advisory Process

TweetIt’s good that road designers are professionally conservative – you don’t want bridges falling down because someone just thought it would be fun to try an off-beat idea.  But the world is changing, even though some traffic engineers aren’t always … Continue reading

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