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Want to get involved? Join the newsletter team

Want to get involved? Join the newsletter team

We mail out copies of our printed newsletter 3-4 times a year to supporters, state & local officials; with our new website, these articles are also added as individual posts to be shared online (see previous newsletters). We’re looking for a new volunteer newsletter editor to help! What’s it take to be a newsletter editor? The role …

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Wicked Local Belmont – Keep our students safe

Wicked Local Belmont – Keep our students safe

Wicked Local Belmont: “Keep our students safe” Opinion We are writing to express our concern about student safety in the proposed design for the new Belmont High School. Over the past several months, the School Building Committee has sought input from Belmont residents on the inside design of the building as well as the exterior …

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MA Vision Zero Coalition Statement on Commonwealth Ave Fatal Crash

MA Vision Zero Coalition Statement on Commonwealth Ave Fatal Crash

Statement from the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition: The Commonwealth Avenue crash that claimed the life of Theodore J. Schwalb, age 80, an arts teacher at Stoneham High School for more than 40 years, is disturbing on many levels. The driver, Phocian Fitts, acknowledges that he drove the car that struck and killed Mr. Schwalb in …

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Streets for People in Lowell

Streets for People in Lowell

In Lowell, WalkBoston, a Coalition for a Better Acre, and Acre neighborhood residents measured crosswalks, chalked out potential bump outs, and clocked traffic speeds as part of the Streets for People training program funded by the Cummings Foundation. These data will inform our recommendations to improve pedestrian safety and the quality of the walking environment …

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Longfellow has come a long way!

Longfellow has come a long way!

WalkBoston is thrilled that after many years of advocacy, planning and design – and five years of construction – the Longfellow Bridge is open to all users. People on foot, on bikes, on the Red Line and in vehicles are all in motion. We celebrate the comfortable sidewalks, the beautifully restored ironwork and stonework, and the elegant …

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