this is what happens when the whole city is run by "acting commissioners" should be "nonacting commissioners"
A day to celebrate the possibilities of justice!
The all-brick sidewalk on Huntington Avenue has now been shown to be a complete failure. It has never been safe for pedestrian travel. It is time for the city to face this reality.
We call on Mayor Thomas M. Menino to do the right thing, sit down with residents with disabilities, and work out a plan so that everyone can enjoy -- safely -- the sidewalks of Huntington Avenue.
Enclosed below is the press release issued this afternoon by the Executive Office of Public Safety.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
After nearly two years, city sidewalks remain out of compliance with regulations
Following almost two years of summons, motions, hearings and extensions, yesterday,
“This continued disregard for the regulations is unacceptable,” said Thomas P. Hopkins, Executive Director of the Architectural Access Board. “The Board provided the City with ample time and opportunity to fix the problems and when it became clear that the work wasn’t being done satisfactorily, we were left with little choice but to levy significant fines. It is our expectation that the City of