Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy

Greenway is no secondhand coat

Greenway is no secondhand coat

‘We ought to be so much better than this’

RECENT NEWS THAT state and city officials are attempting to devise new funding mechanisms for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy prompts a reflection on how the Conservancy came into being, and what the expectations were about how this urban gem would be funded and sustained over time. Let’s take a short trip down memory(...)

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Greenway’s history leaves it vulnerable

Back in the days of the typewriter, when an anonymous tip was passed onto newspapers, it was called “coming in over the transom,” a reference to the vent window above an office door that brings in light and air. It conjures up an image of a stealthy tipster passing a plain manila envelope chock full(...)

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