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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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Neighborhood View – “Frank Stella: An iconic artist returns home”

Neighborhood View – “Frank Stella: An iconic artist returns home”

Neighborhood View: “Frank Stella: An iconic artist returns home“ In 2012, local artist and Malden resident Sharon Santillo reached out to Stella to reconnect with his hometown. As the chairperson on the newly formed Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Walkability, Santillo came up with the idea of  incorporating Stella’s artwork into wayfinding signs throughout the city; …

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Jamaica Plain Gazette – “City Council holds hearing regarding dockless mobility, electric scooters”

Jamaica Plain Gazette – “City Council holds hearing regarding dockless mobility, electric scooters”

Jamaica Plain Gazette: “City Council Holds Hearing Regarding Dockless Mobility, Electric Scooters“ Kristen McCosh from the Mayor’s Office of Persons With Disabilities said that part of her role is to make sure the path of travel on the sidewalks remain unobstructed. “Sidewalks are the most common mode of travel for people with disabilities,” McCosh said. …

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“Step On It!” Sidewalk Scavenger Hunt a success!

“Step On It!” Sidewalk Scavenger Hunt a success!

On a Nov. 3rd, sightseers, residents, friends, and families ventured out and braved the forecast of rain and wind to gather at Old City Hall and participate in WalkBoston’s scavenger hunt.  Teams and individuals alike grabbed their clues and eagerly set off within the Downtown Boston area to search the sidewalks and uncover embedded images/phrases.  …

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