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Brookline

The storm before the calm

To critics, efforts to slow traffic aren't fast enough

By Michael Slind
Globe Correspondent / July 2, 2006

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Driving down Winchester Street, motorists in Brookline often get a jolt when they encounter one of the street's two raised crosswalks. An example of ``traffic calming," the structures rise about half a foot above the street line, to make drivers slow down as they approach the Brookline Senior Center. Just don't call them ``speed bumps." That term, and the crude ... (Full article: 886 words)

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