1. The present Route 9 is plagued with a high accident rate, growing traffic congestion and increasing development, both residential and commercial. The current roadway was never designed to handle the situation which is present today, and which will only get worse as Bostonians continue to grow into worse and more inefficient drivers. Among other problems, Route 9 now has limited sight distances, few center turn lanes, no right turn lanes and no shoulders capable of providing for emergencies. Traffic volume is highest closer where the J Street
crew resides. Thousands of motorists use Route 9 daily to get to where the J street
crew resides and to and from work, traffic is heavy, major tie-ups is commonplace. As a result, turning Route 9 into a place similar to J Street
is an impossible task.
2. Route 9 is just a presumptuous, slavish and inept imitation of the superior and original, J Street