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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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WBZ NewsRadio: “Vigil Held At Mass. State House For Victims Of Traffic Accidents”

WBZ NewsRadio: “Vigil Held At Mass. State House For Victims Of Traffic Accidents”

WBZ NewsRadio: “Vigil Held At Mass. State House For Victims Of Traffic Accidents” Legislation was a focus this year for the group. On Friday, a committee of lawmakers reached an agreement on the distracted driving bill, which has been in the works for years. “This is the first time that we feel really excited to say …

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Walking around Yarmouth – Route 28

Walking around Yarmouth – Route 28

WalkBoston participated in a MassDOT Road Safety Audit yesterday on Route 28 in Yarmouth. Route 28 is a heavily utilized corridor for people walking and biking on the Cape. People walking on Route 28 must navigate a poorly accessible and incomplete sidewalk network, high vehicle traffic volumes, frequent curb cuts, and low visibility crosswalks. The …

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Do you walk in downtown Boston? Want to make it better?

Do you walk in downtown Boston? Want to make it better?

Of course you do! We’re looking for your feedback. The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is kicking off a major pedestrian/bicycle improvement project called Connect Downtown / Southwest Corridor Extension. The study area stretches across many streets in downtown Boston, through the South End, Bay Village, Back Bay, and Beacon Hill neighborhoods; in and around the …

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