Jamaica Plain businesses, residents prepare for car-free Open Streets event
BOSTON — Centre St. in Jamaica Plain is a busy stretch of road, with lots of restaurants, shops and foot traffic. No one can remember a time it didn’t have a steady stream of cars and trucks throughout the day.
Boston to clear out cars for three Open Streets events this summer
For at least a day this summer, the car will not be king on three busy thoroughfares in Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, and Dorchester as part of Boston’s new “Open Streets” initiative, Mayor Michelle Wu said Thursday.