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New website is live

New website is live

Our new site is live! We’re excited to present a refreshed site that will allow us to emphasize the work we do in communities across Massachusetts. We’ll be using the new community pages to upload project work that we do, so that walk audits and other recommendations can be more readily available. Bear with us …

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WalkBoston gets a new board president

WalkBoston gets a new board president

Boston Globe: “Bold Types: WalkBoston gets a new board president” Emma Rothfeld Yashar has been elected board president at the nonprofit pedestrian advocacy group WalkBoston. She is a real estate associate at DLA Piper, where she focuses on development, acquisition, and financing of commercial real estate, with an emphasis on land use and project permits …

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Event: Roxbury Safe Streets for Kids: What if streets were designed with children as the focus? 

Event: Roxbury Safe Streets for Kids: What if streets were designed with children as the focus? 

Roxbury Safe Streets for Kids: What if streets were designed with children as the focus?  Tuesday, April 10, 2018 6:30-8PM Crispus Attucks Children’s Center, 105 Crawford St, Dorchester, MA Join the Roxbury Slow Streets-Safe Schools Coalition to learn how to make streets more walkable and friendly for children walking to school. Presentation by Northeastern University …

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Increased Parking Fines to Fund $5 Million in Transportation; Biking & Bus Improvements Emphasized

Increased Parking Fines to Fund $5 Million in Transportation; Biking & Bus Improvements Emphasized

  North End Waterfront: “Increased Parking Fines to Fund $5 Million in Transportation; Biking & Bus Improvements Emphasized” “With this investment in safety, operations and multi-modal thinking about our streets, sidewalks and trail systems, Boston is re-taking its place among the leading American cities on walking, biking and transit. Thank you to Mayor Walsh and …

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One minute, one slide: March 2018 Presentations

One minute, one slide: March 2018 Presentations

Below are the “One Minute, One Slide” presentations shared by members of the WalkBoston staff at the March 29, 2018 Annual Celebration. Bob Sloane #UnChokeTheThroat Allston / I-90 Advocacy effort Stacey Beuttell WalkMassachusetts Network Adi Nochur Complete Streets in Chelsea Dorothea Hass Neighborhood Slow Streets Brendan Kearney #ClearCurbCuts Snow Clearance video