Commonwealth Ave & Agganis Way

On December 3rd, 2015, a 52-year-old BU Medical Campus Employee was hit and killed at the intersection of Commonwealth Ave and Agganis Way near the Pleasant Street MBTA Green Line Station. The Vision Zero Task Force visited the crash location on December 21st to make recommendations for any short and long term changes to the area that could improve safety.

Date of Crash
12/3/2015, 6:20PM 

Date of Site Visit 

Commonwealth Ave and Agganis Way, Boston 

News coverage 
BU Today - "Medical Campus Employee in Critical Condition Following Accident"
NECN - "Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by car"

Present at Site Visit
Boston Transportation Department - Planning 
Boston Police Department 
Boston Public Health Commission  

Photos from Site Visit 
No photos from this visit.      


Short term:

  • Re-stripe crosswalk from outbound MBTA platform to corner of Comm Ave/Agganis Way. 
  • Shorten crossing distance by creating a bump out with flexposts on non-MBTA platform side of Commonwealth Ave.

Longer term:

Improvements Completed 
As of 6/10, no changes have been made. Please send us photos/comments when you see changes so this page remains accurate.