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Boston Globe Move; Allston Bike Lanes; Boston Apartments

BOSTON—Tenant advocates are pushing for more affordable housing in new developments in the wake of the Boston Redevelopment Authority approving four apartment complexes, including 319 A Street in Fort Point (rendered above): "The coalition wants to see the number of affordable units developers are required to set aside raised from 15 percent of market-rate units to 25 percent, and the amount they alternatively can pay into an Inclusionary Development Program fund for affordable housing also increased." [BRA/Herald]
ALLSTON—Big changes are coming to Cambridge Street near Soldiers Field, further proof that the car is no longer king in Boston: "Boston Department of Transportation officials say they have plans to re-stripe the street in the coming month, adding bike lanes near the Cambridge Street overpass on both sides that will take away a car lane in each direction." [Curbed Boston/Globe]

FENWAY/CHARLESTOWN—The Boston Globe is definitely relocating from Dorchester to a spot in either Fenway or Charlestown. Or maybe not: "We are currently in receipt of 15 proposals, with more to come. We have not even begun the process of evaluating the proposals or identifying the particular neighborhood or location." [Biz Journal/Herald]

319 A St

319 A Street, , MA 02210