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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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Statewide Fatal Crashes In MA, December 2021

Statewide Fatal Crashes In MA, December 2021

Each month, we post about the fatal crashes in Massachusetts from the previous month, and share any trends that we see. For the full list of monthly posts, head here. With a full year’s worth of posts now complete from 2021, we will be releasing a year in review in the coming weeks to highlight common …

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Main Street and Union Street West Springfield Walk Audit

Main Street and Union Street West Springfield Walk Audit

On Monday, November 15, 2021, with an invitation from the Town of West Springfield’s Mass in Motion coordinator, Becky Basch, Senior Planner at the Pioneer Valley Commission, WalkBoston led a walk audit focused on the areas surrounding Main  The Town of West Springfield, and this residential area, is home to a diverse population with many languages …

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First snow storm of the season: January 2022

First snow storm of the season: January 2022

Today, January  7th, marks one of the first significant snow storms of this season with some areas seeing close to a foot of snow.  WalkBoston has been advocating for sidewalk snow removal for many years as part of our work to improve pedestrian safety and accessibility when it snows. Snow and ice present significant challenges …

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