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In Memoriam: Bob Sloane

In Memoriam: Bob Sloane

It is with great sadness that we announce that Bob Sloane passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2021, after being hospitalized for several weeks. Bob was a true pioneer in walking advocacy and a pillar of our organization. He was a mentor, a friend and a creative genius when it came to getting the message …

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Springfield Walk Audit in Upper Hill neighborhood with Wayfinders

Springfield Walk Audit in Upper Hill neighborhood with Wayfinders

On June 11, 2021 WalkBoston joined Wayfinders and 15 local community members to complete an in-person walk audit of the Upper Hill neighborhood in Springfield, MA. Special emphasis was placed on accessibility and ADA compliance, as Springfield does not currently have an ADA transition plan. Residents are concerned about making Upper Hill a safer and …

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One Mystic Avenue PNF Comment Letter

One Mystic Avenue PNF Comment Letter

Raul Duverge Boston Planning and Development Agency Re: One Mystic Avenue PNF Dear Mr. Duverge: WalkBoston has reviewed the PNF for the One Mystic Avenue Project with respect to its impacts and benefits for people walking and using transit. We would like to echo the concerns raised by a number of others during the public …

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Prepping for a Fields Corner walk audit later this summer in Dorchester

Prepping for a Fields Corner walk audit later this summer in Dorchester

This week, we walked around Fields Corner in Dorchester and some of the surrounding streets in the neighborhood with the executive director of Fields Corner Main Street to scout out a walk audit route for later this summer. Fields Corner Main Street (FCMS) is one of twenty Main Street organizations established by the City of Boston …

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