The Kensington Underpass connects East Somerville to Assembly Square behind the Stop and Shop. It is currently an important walking corridor that is dangerous for pedestrians. Walkers have to cross three high speed lanes of traffic in order to reach the other side of the underpass. The area itself is in poor condition and is in significant need of upgrades. We are currently pushing the city towards changes at the Kensington Underpass. For more information on the project and what is being done, you can read this article by Nick DeLuca of Bostinno, or check out Walk Boston's April 2015 tour of Somerville.
Over the years, many meetings have taken place to discuss the priorities and technicalities of this project. The most recent one was a Community meeting which took place June 20th, 2018.