Our first-ever Transportation Week is winding down, but, before it goes, we thought we’d turn the mic over to readers and ask: What are the most colossal mistakes and biggest wasted opportunities in the history of the development of the Boston region’s transportation?
Is it the T’s spoke design? The fact that the Big Dig vastly improved the region’s major arteries, but left its feeder roads hopelessly clogged (U.S. 20 at rush hour, c’mon)?
That ferries have never really taken off as a commuter option? Plunking Logan Airport so close to the center of what became one of the continent’s densest regions? Or maybe it’s the general failure to plan regionally, at least in decades past?
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- Winthrop Square Garage tower chops height to comply with FAA regulations [Curbed Boston]