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WalkBoston makes walking safer and easier in Massachusetts to encourage better health, a cleaner environment and more vibrant communities. Our website is centered on the work we do with people and organizations in communities across the state.

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Storytelling Project

Storytelling Project

WalkBoston is celebrating 30 years of pedestrian advocacy this year! To reflect on 3 decades of work, we want to hear from you: how has our work impacted you and your community? Every year, WalkBoston staff challenges ourselves to concisely share our recent work in the “One Minute, One Slide” portion of our Annual Meeting. …

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Contact MEPA about Northern Avenue Bridge Project (Due June 9th)

Contact MEPA about Northern Avenue Bridge Project (Due June 9th)

On Wednesday, May 20th, WalkBoston participated in a MEPA “Virtual Site Visit” for the Northern Avenue Bridge in Boston. MEPA is accepting public comment on this project, and announced they have extended the deadline until June 9th. We encourage you to voice your opinion. WalkBoston, LivableStreets, and the Boston Cyclists Union asked earlier this month …

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Brooks Elementary’s Safe Routes to School Project in Medford

Brooks Elementary’s Safe Routes to School Project in Medford

Our partners at WalkMedford recently reported that the Medford City Council unanimously supported the ​Brooks Elementary School Safe Routes to School Safety Project. The project will bring enhanced safety for children walking and bicycling to the Brooks School from nearby neighborhoods, as well as improve the accessibility and safety for the thousands of other people who use …

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Testimony as prepared for City of Boston City Council Committee on Planning, Development & Transportation – Implementing changes for safe streets during and after Covid-19 pandemic

Testimony as prepared for City of Boston City Council Committee on Planning, Development & Transportation – Implementing changes for safe streets during and after Covid-19 pandemic

Testimony as prepared for City of Boston City Council Committee on Planning, Development & Transportation on May 11, 2020 Docket #0662 – Implementing changes for safe streets during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, May 11, 2020 conducted via Zoom. Thank you Councilor Wu & Councilor Breadon for the chance to speak today, and thank you …

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