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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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SAMPAN – Everett becomes first local city to speed bus commute with raised platforms

SAMPAN – Everett becomes first local city to speed bus commute with raised platforms

SAMPAN: “Everett becomes first local city to speed bus commute with raised platforms“ “Fixing the ‘last mile’ is often cited as an important goal for transportation agencies and advocates to improve how people get from their transit stop to final destination. Adding boarding-level platforms in Everett shows a commitment to the ‘last six inches,’ too,” …

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Hands Free Rally at the State House

Hands Free Rally at the State House

   WalkBoston took part in the Rally for the Hands Free legislation that has passed the Senate and currently stuck in the House Ways and Means Committee – we’re hopeful it will come to a floor vote before the end of the session. Thank you to the Levitans from Text Less Live More & Emily …

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“Senior strong! Everyone belongs! Kids cross here, be aware, please don’t run us down!”

“Senior strong! Everyone belongs! Kids cross here, be aware, please don’t run us down!”

“Senior strong! Everyone belongs! Kids cross here, be aware, please don’t run us down!” With creative chants, colorful signs, and African and Japanese drumming, a large and spirited group of seniors and teenagers rallied and marched in Boston’s Grove Hall neighborhood for safer streets and pedestrian crossings. The demonstration took place as part of the …

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