DATE   December 6, 2012

TO      Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization

FROM   Mark Abbott and Bill Kuttner

MPO Staff

RE       Safe Access to Transit for Pedestrians and Bicycles: Morton Street Commuter Rail Station


The Morton Street commuter rail station, located at 865 Morton Street, in Mattapan, was selected to be included in the Safe Access to Transit for Pedestrians and Bicyclists Study. This study examines nonmotorized accessibility issues related to Morton Street Station and identifies short- and long-term measures that may improve pedestrian and bicyclist access to the Metropolitan Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) system. Morton Street Station was selected based on the following factors: