Traffic Accident Hotspots in Boston, MA (1953)

Traffic Accident Hotspots in Boston, MA (1953)


and vehicle safety are long standing concerns of city planners, but the
tools we use to understand the problems have changed. In 1953, we used
paper studies, and in 2016, we use computer models. Check out this paper
map of traffic accident hot spots and also check out the city’s current initiative to improve pedestrian and traffic safety, 
Vision Zero Boston


“Spot Map of 1953 Personal Injury Accidents” in “The Boston Survey – A Preliminary Report,”  December 1956,

Collection: William Arthur Reilly collection Series:  Traffic Commissioner records, Folder:

Boston Traffic Accident Survey

This records is from the Boston City Archives

Mass Ave: still a problem. #VisionZero #VisionZeroBoston

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