The Boston Redevelopment Authority is holding its horses.
A proposal to move the staging area for horse-drawn carriages — a change operators said would endanger their animals and their livelihoods — has been delayed, and BRA officials are promising to work with the businesses to find a new suitable spot.
“After consideration, we have decided to postpone a request for the BRA Board to consider moving a horse and carriage staging area from the Boston Marine Industrial Park to Charlestown,” BRA spokesman Nick Martin said Thursday.
“I’m glad to hear that,” said Sally Sutherland, who owns Bridal Carriage Co. She thanked the BRA for listening and understanding.
The proposal, which was removed from the BRA’s Thursday agenda, was aimed at redeveloping desirable land along Northern Avenue now being used as a staging area for Boston’s dozen or so horse-drawn carriages.
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