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Thumbnail History of Boston Urban Transportation Planning MIT Course 1.252j/11.540j Fall 2006 Frederick Salvucci, MIT Senior Lecturer
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2 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2006 Day 2 History of Boston Transportation and Analysis of Historical Developments Image by Alex Maclean. Used with permission. www.landslides.com
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3 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2006 Day 2 Pre 1620 Glaciers •R i v e r s • Codfish
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4 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2006 Day 2 1630 Charles River • Mosquitoes • Drinking Water • People (Religious Minority) • The Bible
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5 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2006 Day 2 Unusual Commitment to Education 1635 Latin School 1636 •H a r v a r d 1800s Horace Mann 1865 MIT
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6 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2006 Day 2 1635-1776 1795 Neck Cambridge Mill Dam South Cove Town Cove Bird Is. 0 1/2 Mile N Charlestown Boston Mill Pd. Mill Dam West Cove 1995 water Area filled after 1795 1795 land 1995 shoreline with no historic changes shown Castle Is. Spectacle Is. 1630 South Boston South Bay Back Bay Gravelly Pt. Bird Is. Apple Is. 0 1/2 Mile N Governors Is. Noddles Island Charlestown Shawmut Peninsula Hog Island Charles River 1995 water Area filled after 1630 1630 land 1995 shoreline with no historic changes shown Figures by MIT OCW, adapted from Nancy S. Seasholes and Amy Turner, "Diagramming the Growth of Boston", in Mapping Boston.
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7 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2006 Day 2 1635-1776
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8 Urban Transportation Planning – Fall 2006 Day 2 1635-1776 •T r a d e •F i s h i n g Ship Building Bad Soil Cattle Smuggling Tax Evasion Relations with “Indians” Military Relations with England, French, & Indians
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