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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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Beat the Bay State registration now open for Fall 2022!

Beat the Bay State registration now open for Fall 2022!

Starting November 1st, we’re challenging you to compete in the 3rd Annual Beat the Bay State Challenge throughout November (Nov1st-30th). In 2022, over 500 people took part in the inaugural virtual team challenge to walk/run 900 miles, the distance of the perimeter of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and together we covered over 50,000 miles. For more info …

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A Resource for Family Caregivers

A Resource for Family Caregivers

Are you a family caregiver? The Alliance for Family Caregivers defines the role as “any relative, partner, friend or neighbor who has a significant personal relationship with, and provides a broad range of assistance for, an older person or an adult with a chronic or disabling condition.” If so, our Family Caregivers’ Reporting Form may …

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Statewide Fatal Crashes In MA, August 2022

Statewide Fatal Crashes In MA, August 2022

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. Earlier this year, we released a year in review for 2021 to highlight common issues. Last month, we took a look at crashes listed in the MassDOT Crash Portal …

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This November, Vote Yes on 4 for Safer Roads!

This November, Vote Yes on 4 for Safer Roads!

As part of the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition, which seeks to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all, WalkBoston stands in support of the Yes on 4 for Safer Roads Campaign. This ballot campaign upholds the common-sense law known as the Work and Family Mobility Act, which was enacted …

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