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WalkBoston makes walking safer and easier in Massachusetts to encourage better health, a cleaner environment and more vibrant communities. In March 2018, we relaunched our website centered on the work we do with people and organizations in communities across the state

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WalkBoston board appoints Stacey Beuttell as next Executive Director

WalkBoston board appoints Stacey Beuttell as next Executive Director

The WalkBoston Board is pleased to announce that Stacey Beuttell will be the organization’s next Executive Director. Stacey, who is WalkBoston’s Deputy Director, will succeed Wendy Landman, who has led the charge to make Massachusetts more walkable for the past 15 years. Wendy will continue with her policy and advocacy efforts for the organization after …

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WGBH News – “As Boston Aims To End Traffic Deaths, Deadliest Streets Often Go Overlooked”

WGBH News – “As Boston Aims To End Traffic Deaths, Deadliest Streets Often Go Overlooked”

WGBH News: “As Boston Aims To End Traffic Deaths, Deadliest Streets Often Go Overlooked“ Brendan Kearney of the pedestrian group WalkBoston worries the city isn’t taking on the bigger, more complicated roadways where most crashes are actually happening. “These are happening on fast arterial streets,” said Kearney, not on the residential streets that are the …

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Announcing this year’s Golden Shoe Winners

Announcing this year’s Golden Shoe Winners

PRESS ADVISORY – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brendan Kearney, bkearney@walkboston.org or 617-367-9255 FALL RIVER AND SPRINGFIELD GROUPS HONORED WITH GOLDEN SHOE AWARDS FOR MAKING STRIDES TO IMPROVE WALKING IN THEIR COMMUNITIES BOSTON: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 – WalkBoston will present Golden Shoe Awards to groups from Fall River and Springfield at WalkBoston’s 29th Annual Celebration …

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WCVB – “Boston mayor’s transportation plan targets rideshare, MBTA, speeding”

WCVB – “Boston mayor’s transportation plan targets rideshare, MBTA, speeding”

WCVB: “Boston mayor’s transportation plan targets rideshare, MBTA, speeding“ “I would say he is working hard, his heart is in the right place.” But the head of WalkBoston says Boston lags behind New York and San Francisco when it comes to more expensive changes, like building safer crosswalks and installing cameras to catch red light …

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