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WalkBoston Comments on the South Boston Seaport Strategic Transit Plan

WalkBoston Comments on the South Boston Seaport Strategic Transit Plan

July 24, 2020 | WalkBoston Comments on the South Boston Seaport Strategic Transit Plan To: Brian P. Golden, Director Boston Planning & Development Agency Chris Osgood, Chief of Streets Councilor Wu, Chair Planning, Development and Transportation Councilor Flynn, District 2 WalkBoston appreciates the opportunity to comment on the plan and are glad to see that …

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Age-Friendly Walking in your community: WalkBoston guidance for taking action

Age-Friendly Walking in your community: WalkBoston guidance for taking action

Age-Friendly Walking is a framework for planning and building cities and towns that are walkable for people of all ages. Walkability is key to ensuring that older adults can age in community, access goods and services, and maintain physical, mental, and social health. To guide Age-Friendly Walking efforts for communities across Massachusetts, WalkBoston has developed …

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‘Safe driving during COVID-19’ PSA graphics

‘Safe driving during COVID-19’ PSA graphics

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, lower traffic volumes have led to dangerous driving speeds in communities across the Commonwealth. High driving speeds contributed to a doubled roadway fatality rate in the month of April in Massachusetts. Driver speeding affects all road users by making walking and rolling conditions unsafe and uncomfortable. With the safer-at-home …

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WalkBoston 30th Annual Celebration – save the (new) date, Sept 23rd

WalkBoston 30th Annual Celebration – save the (new) date, Sept 23rd

Please save the date, with more info & registration link to follow – on September 23rd at 5pm, we’ll gather on Zoom! WalkBoston is celebrating 30 years of making Massachusetts safer and easier to walk. This year’s keynote speaker is Mark Fenton, a nationally recognized public health, planning, and transportation consultant, an advocate for active transportation, …

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Joint comment letter regarding Arborway Parkways Improvement Project

Joint comment letter regarding Arborway Parkways Improvement Project

Department of Conservation and Recreation Office of Public Outreach 251 Causeway St 6th Floor Boston, MA 02114 CC: Senator Chang-Diaz, Representative Nika Elugardo, Representative Liz Malia, City Councilor Matt O’Malley, Chief of Streets Chris Osgood July 10, 2020 Dear Mr. Jeff Parenti and DCR staff, Thank you for hosting another meeting concerning the Arborway Parkway …

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