PLAYER SCHEDULES PLAY BIG ROLE IN PARADE TIMING, MAYOR SAYS
By Chris Lisinski
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 7, 2019....Despite all the celebratory confetti and beer cans on display at the New England Patriots victory parade on Tuesday, an undercurrent of frustration ran among less-enthusiastic commuters who had their usual routines disrupted by record crowds.
Boston Police estimated that 1.5 million people attended the Patriots rolling rally on Tuesday. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]
Some, including former state transportation secretary Jim Aloisi, took to the public with a suggested change: require all such celebrations, whether for the Patriots or the Red Sox or any other team, to be held on weekends when roads and railways won't also need to accommodate weekday rush hours.
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