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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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In Memoriam: Bob Sloane

In Memoriam: Bob Sloane

Please join us for a virtual celebration of the life of Bob Sloane on Thursday, September 9th from 5:30-6:30pm. 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 …

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Comment Letter on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding focusing on the areas of Economic Development: Transportation/Arts & Tourism/Climate/ Infrastructure

Comment Letter on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding focusing on the areas of Economic Development: Transportation/Arts & Tourism/Climate/ Infrastructure

September 9, 2021 Joint Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on Federal Stimulus and Census Oversight To: Senator Michael J. Rodrigues, Chair Shared with Erin Walsh at Erin.Walsh@mahouse.gov RE: WalkBoston Comments on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding focusing on the areas of Economic Development: Transportation/Arts & Tourism/Climate/ Infrastructure Dear Senator Rodrigues …

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Lunch & Learn: Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking

Lunch & Learn: Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking

Please join the Stepping Strong Injury Prevention community for a special event: Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking September 9 | 12:00pm Virtual Link: https://partners.zoom.us/j/83401956344 Featuring presenters from Boston City Council, University of California San Francisco, WalkBoston, and Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition. The mission of the Stepping Strong Injury Prevention Program is to reduce the burden …

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Statewide Fatal Crashes In MA, July 2021

Statewide Fatal Crashes In MA, July 2021

Each month in 2021, we plan to post about the fatal crashes in Massachusetts from the previous month, and share any trends that we see. Last month, we took a look at the 4 fatal crashes listed in the MassDOT Crash Portal in June. In this post, we’ll look at crashes in MA in July 2021. The …

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