Opinion

Jourgensen: Saying goodbye to streets

Streetside takes on new meaning at the corner of Munroe and Washington streets in Lynn where tables and chairs are set up on a newly-created seating area. (Tréa Lavery)
The Boston-based MassINC Polling Group released a fascinating study on Thursday pointing to survey results to conclude: “Changing how streets are configured could also change how people get around.” The survey conducted in May with 670 Greater Boston-area residents found that a whopping 83 percent of respondents support adding more public seating, like park benches,…

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