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Rethinking The Turnpike Allston Interchange14:12
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A rendering of the Charles River bank in Allston. 
(Courtesy of WalkBoston and Charles River Conservancy. Drawings prepared by Sasaki.)MoreCloseclosemore
A rendering of the Charles River bank in Allston. (Courtesy of WalkBoston and Charles River Conservancy. Drawings prepared by Sasaki.)

Could the Allston I-90 Interchange Improvement project create a more accessible Charles River for pedestrians, bicycles and recreation?

We speak with two advocates who are asking for more green space at the point where I-90, the train tracks and Soldiers Field Road squeeze together between Boston University and the river bank — "the throat."

Rendering of a proposed boardwalk along the Charles River in Allston.  (Courtesy of WalkBoston and Charles River Conservancy. Drawings prepared by Sasaki.)
Rendering of a proposed boardwalk along the Charles River in Allston. (Courtesy of WalkBoston and Charles River Conservancy. Drawings prepared by Sasaki.)

Guests

Harry Mattison is a member of the I-90 Interchange Task Force and the Charles River Conservancy. He tweets @harrymattison.

Wendy Landman is the executive director of the non-profit advocacy group WalkBoston, which tweets @walkboston.

This segment aired on February 7, 2018.

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