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City Officials Discuss Public Safety Issues of Charlestown Loading Zones

Do you agree that trucks out of loading zones are a hazard?

Photo Credit: Charlestown Neighborhood Watch
Photo Credit: Charlestown Neighborhood Watch

Boston officials held a community meeting in Charlestown Thursday to discuss public safety issues caused by trucks that are parked out of loading zones in the Thompson Square area.

Officials are working with the Boston Transportation Department and Boston Police to enforce that the area is safer for residents and business owners, according to Charlestown Neighborhood Watch. Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Tom McKay with the Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services were present at the meeting, according to CNW.

Visual examples of recent public safety concerns can be found at the Charlestown Neighborhood Watch's Facebook page

Charlestown residents can support the enforcement by calling 617-635-4500 or 617-343-4911 any time a truck is seeing out of a loading zone. 

Do you feel that there is a public safety concern with trucks not parking properly in loading zones? Let us know your thoughts with comments below. 

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