A Parkway is Not a Road. It’s A Park With A Road On It.
The Memorial Drive Alliance is a group of Boston-based environmentalists, tree stewards, dog owners, cyclists, pedestrians, runners, city officials and members of prominent local community organizations. We have a shared goal of making the Memorial Drive Parkway a beautiful, safe, resilient, and vibrant green corridor for the enjoyment of many generations to come. The above rendering is our vision of what kind of a park Memorial Drive could be instead of the defacto highway that it is.
The Commonwealth's Department of Conservation and Recreation is actively planning a section of the park through their Memorial Drive Phase III project. We've come together to make sure this once in a generation opportunity serves us better now and makes us more climate resilient in the future.
The Memorial Drive Alliance consists of:
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You or Your Organization Can Join Us!
Does your organization or institution use Memorial Drive in any way? Do you care about its future, including its existing historic Sycamore trees? Do you live in a neighborhood along Memorial Drive that will likely see large scale flooding as a result of climate change and extreme weather? Join us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org!