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Fairmount Corridor Planning Open Houses Recap

May 15, 2014

fairmount-corridor-open-houses-(2).pngStakeholders from the neighborhoods of Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park joined BRA Planners, the City of Boston, and project consultants Cecil Group and HDR Associates at the Fairmount Corridor Planning Open Houses on May 6 and 10, 2014.  Attendees joined the Mayoral-appointed 24-member Corridor-wide Advisory Group (WAG) to discuss and prioritize strategies from the recently released draft Fairmount Corridor Plan.  The plan establishes a framework for economic development, job growth, branding, and overall corridor vision for the neighborhoods along the MBTA Fairmount Line. 

The Draft Corridor Plan can be downloaded here: Fairmount Corridor Plan. The formal comment period for this document is open until May 30, 2014. Comments can be submitted by email to Jeremy Rosenberger, BRA Senior Planner.

The Fairmount Corridor Planning Open Houses are part of the ongoing Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative, which is one of the largest planning efforts ever undertaken in Boston. The two year BRA-led initiative began in 2012 seeking to develop short and long term strategies for improving capital investment, housing and job access along the 9.2 mile Fairmount Indigo commuter rail line, which links South Station to Readville, crossing through RoxburyDorchesterMattapan, and Hyde Park.

Questions about the initiative can be directed to Jeremy Rosenberger, BRA Senior Planner.

Photograph courtesy of Dan Riviello, Nickerson PR

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