Anyone who’s been in the Boston area for any amount of time has heard the “cow path” theory when it comes to our whacked out traffic patterns.
I stumbled on this article that sort of explains it.
Or is there some other reason why none of the roads make sense? Welcome to "One Last Question," a new series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Question: People always say Boston's crooked roads are because the citizens of Olde Boston just paved over cow paths.
Thought you’d like a couple ‘Boston’ songs while you’re here.