Help us remove the Green Line on Commercial Street sign now

We, the undersigned, believe in the beauty, safety and historic significance of Provincetown as well as its all inclusive community spirit. This petition expresses our concern for those values being undermined by the recent introduction of the Green Line on Commercial Street. While we may not have opposed this line at initial meetings held by the Board of Selectmen, we believe today that it is visually obtrusive and dangerous. Please, we request of you to give us the chance to start with a clean slate and remove (paint over) the Green Line until a true community wide discussion is held where financial interests are only one part of the dialogue. Some of the undersigned are gallery owners, artists, and business owners - the very community that the proponents of the Green Line say they hope to represent. We hope this action will encourage all Provincetown residents - business owners, artists, youth, elderly, summer and year round residents - to participate in the critical dialogue that will shape the visual landscape of of our beloved town. We see the bigger picture and are concerned that our public roadways are being turned into billboards for commerce. Let this petition be the first step in showing that Provincetown is truly a fair and inclusive community in our commitment to its historic and aesthetic preservation.

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Latest Signatures

  • 19 December 2015250. Rev Emilycarringtonh
    I support this petition
  • 22 November 2015249. Ron R
    Purpose good. Execution questionable. Better ways of promoting the East End Art Gallery District Town Provincetown
  • 19 November 2015248. Brandy K
    I support this petition
  • 16 September 2015247. Dana D
    Its not even straight and we know its not a rainbow. It doesn't belong here. Totally cheapens the look of the area. Town PROVINCETOWN
  • 21 July 2015246. Jessica L
    Summer resident or visitor for over 30 years! Town Carrboro, NC
  • 16 July 2015245. Susan S
    distracts from the natural charm of the town Town new york
  • 07 July 2015244. Anne S
    I support this petition
  • 13 June 2015243. Deborah L
    I support this petition
  • 31 May 2015242. Jennifer C
    It's atrocious. An abomination on our already crappy streets. Town Provincetown
  • 29 April 2015241. Rosemarie C
    Remove the line. Town Provincetown
  • 31 March 2015240. Kathleen Carneyt
    I support this petition
  • 19 March 2015239. Jeffrey M
    Remove the green line now! Town Marlborough, MA
  • 14 March 2015238. Donna H
    I support this petition
  • 22 January 2015237. Virginia L
    I support this petition
  • 22 October 2014236. Hazel E
    I grew up in Provincetown, my family's from Provincetown.. it'll always be my home. The green line is crass, and a blight on not only the aesthetic beauty and the cultural history of the town. Anyone who supports it doesn't understand the town's history a
  • 02 October 2014235. Cyle T
    If this thing stays we mind as well paint a blue line to the t-shirt shops, and a red line to the bars. I can't believe anyone voted for such a tacky addiction to our town. I'm ashamed for myself for not being there to vote against it. Town Provincetown
  • 01 October 2014234. Constance O
    I support this petition
  • 25 September 2014233. Rachael T
    not necessary for branding as arts community, tacky and unfair to galleries in other parts of town Town somerville, ma
  • 20 September 2014232. Michael C
    As a frequent visitor and renter, I believe that this line detracts from the charm and character of the town. There must be a better way to draw attention to the art culture and shops. Town Worcester
  • 22 August 2014231. Rene Leb
    Please remove the GREEN line! Town Provincetown
  • 22 August 2014230. Rebecca L
    I visit twice a year. I believe the line is distracting, tacky, and breaks up the visual pleasure of commercial street. Town Brooklyn, NY
  • 16 July 2014229. Robert C
    I support this petition
  • 10 July 2014228. Connie T
    John Dowd said it well. Town Provincetown
  • 31 May 2014227. Paul G
    the town can do so much better Town truro
  • 14 May 2014226. Betty Gw
    You should be ashamed of yourselves for allowing that hideous line! Town Truro
  • 05 May 2014225. Stan S
    I support this petition
  • 10 April 2014224. Ed L
    Looks Awful Town Provincetown

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Petition target:
Provincetown Board of Selectmen


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