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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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MassDOT’s Statewide Pedestrian Plan now available for public comment!

MassDOT’s Statewide Pedestrian Plan now available for public comment!

MassDOT’s Statewide Pedestrian Transportation Plan will recommend policies, programs, and projects for MassDOT to guide decision making and capital investments, as well as develop guidance for municipalities to improve walkability in local communities. Thursday, September 20 from 1 to 3 pm, the scheduled Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board (MABPAB) meeting will be a special …

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Cambridge Day – “Inman Square redesign gets 7-2 council vote, promises of help for affected small businesses”

Cambridge Day – “Inman Square redesign gets 7-2 council vote, promises of help for affected small businesses”

Cambridge Day: “Inman Square redesign gets 7-2 council vote, promises of help for affected small businesses“ The redesign process began with a council order in June 2014, sparking at least the fourth intensive look at a redesign since 1994 for a square long considered confusing and dangerous for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers. The process gained …

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Still waiting in Framingham

Still waiting in Framingham

WalkBoston conducted a walk audit yesterday at Dennison Crossing in Framingham where we waited over 5 minutes for a WALK signal at one of the crosswalks. Whether due to signal preemption or a faulty signal, participants experienced firsthand how long it takes to walk about 500 feet (over 10 minutes!). Thanks to representatives from the …

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