Letter to the Editor

Setting the Record Straight on Safety and Crash Stats on Beacon Hill

To the Editor,

Let’s get the facts straight about safety on Charles Street on Beacon Hill

Charles Street is a safe street. There has been some confusion regarding crash/fatality data that needs to be clarified. The Boston Cyclist Union states on their website under the Beacon Hill Charles Street campaign that there has been a fatality on Charles Street. As stated in the police report, the tragic accident occurred on April 30, 2016, on Beacon Street – not Charles Street. The accident involved a young woman on a moped and a Duck boat.

Transportation  modes continually evolve on Charles Street, the community looks forward to ensuring a safe environment for all.

Diana Coldren

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