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WalkBoston board appoints Stacey Beuttell as next Executive Director

WalkBoston board appoints Stacey Beuttell as next Executive Director

The WalkBoston Board is pleased to announce that Stacey Beuttell will be the organization’s next Executive Director. Stacey, who is WalkBoston’s Deputy Director, will succeed Wendy Landman, who has led the charge to make Massachusetts more walkable for the past 15 years. Wendy will continue with her policy and advocacy efforts for the organization after …

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Can we help make crossing Route 2 in Concord safer?

Can we help make crossing Route 2 in Concord safer?

That’s the question the Town of Concord, Emerson Hospital, MassDOT District 4 and WalkBoston were asking on Tuesday at the Route 2/Old Road to 9 Acre Corner intersection. Currently, Emerson Hospital runs a shuttle across Route 2 to get their staff safely back and forth – a distance of less than a 1/4 of a …

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iBerkshires – “Williamstown Planning Board Grapples with Lighting Bylaw”

iBerkshires – “Williamstown Planning Board Grapples with Lighting Bylaw”

iBerkshires: “Williamstown Planning Board Grapples with Lighting Bylaw“ Puddester talked about a recent workshop she attended in Cheshire hosted by Age Friendly Berkshires and Walk Boston on the issue of walkable neighborhoods. “They gave us a walking tour of a small part of Cheshire and showed us some of the places where their might be …

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Wicked Local Saugus – “Saugus residents and stakeholders invited to town-wide speed limit analysis public meeting”

Wicked Local Saugus – “Saugus residents and stakeholders invited to town-wide speed limit analysis public meeting”

Wicked Local Saugus: “Saugus residents and stakeholders invited to town-wide speed limit analysis public meeting“ “Last year the Town of Saugus partnered with WalkBoston, a non-profit membership organization dedicated to improving walking conditions in cities and towns across Massachusetts, to conduct an initial assessment of the community’s roadways and crossings. Residents’ concerns and comments were …

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