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Old 11-30-2014, 04:02 PM   #1
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Streetmix & Boston Streets

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Broadway in Chelsea (between Bellingham Sq and Williams St): http://www.streetmix.net/-/183389

The 2' buffer and 8' parking on the right (drivers' left) would morph into a sidewalk island for a bus stop, occupying about two parking spaces. For ADA, there would be a little sidewalk connecting the sidewalk to the bus island, and the bike path would simply rise up and meet the connection at the same level.
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Re: Streetmix & Boston Streets

I have a bunch somewhere but one problem with streetmix is that it doesn't have an option for sidewalk-level cycle tracks, or a few other things I remember wanting to toss into the mix and being frustrated.
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Thread for Streetmixes of Boston and Boston-area streets.


Broadway in Chelsea (between Bellingham Sq and Williams St): http://www.streetmix.net/-/183389

The 2' buffer and 8' parking on the right (drivers' left) would morph into a sidewalk island for a bus stop, occupying about two parking spaces. For ADA, there would be a little sidewalk connecting the sidewalk to the bus island, and the bike path would simply rise up and meet the connection at the same level.
The link.... doesn't work. That link is totally not my completed proposal... Wtf

EDIT: Should be fixed now.
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Old 11-30-2014, 05:32 PM   #4
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Re: Streetmix & Boston Streets

Cool site. I seem to be able to access it, though I haven't tried it out yet.
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Mass Ave south of Porter Square:
http://www.streetmix.net/-/184041
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Comm Ave near Fordham Rd (existing)

Comm Ave Phase near Pleasant Street (existing)

Brighton Ave non-intersection (existing)

Measurements done with approximations from Google Earth, and some educated guesses.
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What it should be.
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