BOSTON —According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Wednesday morning commuters in Boston may expect an interrupted commute as environmental protesters want to block multiple routes beginning at 7 a.m. On Wednesday morning, a group of Boston-area climate activists say they would roadblock a number of the city’s main thoroughfares. Their declared objectives are to draw attention to the “climate emergency” and to exert pressure on Massachusetts legislators to enact a prohibition on the construction of new fossil-fuel infrastructure.
Extinction Rebellion Boston issued a media advisory stating that more than 50 climate activists will blockade traffic in Boston from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Wednesday at five unnamed locations.
While requests for embargos are frequently made by news organizations to public relations specialists, these requests are usually accepted by both parties and do not contain threats of widespread disruption.
Extinction Rebellion members most recently halted traffic on Tremont Street on August 2 in the afternoon during peak rush hour. Between a dozen and twenty protesters were captured on camera lying in the street close to Park Street’s intersection while waving banners and protest posters. The demonstrators stopped all traffic on the main street that runs next to the Massachusetts State House.
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