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WalkBoston board appoints Stacey Beuttell as next Executive Director

WalkBoston board appoints Stacey Beuttell as next Executive Director

The WalkBoston Board is pleased to announce that Stacey Beuttell will be the organization’s next Executive Director. Stacey, who is WalkBoston’s Deputy Director, will succeed Wendy Landman, who has led the charge to make Massachusetts more walkable for the past 15 years. Wendy will continue with her policy and advocacy efforts for the organization after …

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Energy News Network – “Massachusetts bill aims to reduce traffic congestion, but will it help climate?”

Energy News Network – “Massachusetts bill aims to reduce traffic congestion, but will it help climate?”

Energy News Network: “Massachusetts bill aims to reduce traffic congestion, but will it help climate?” The money dedicated to pedestrian and bicycle networks is welcome, said Wendy Landman, executive director of WalkBoston, a nonprofit that promotes efforts to make Boston a more walkable city. Safe, robust pedestrian options are necessary not just for those who …

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SAMPAN News: “Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition and City of Cambridge release first Cambridge Vision Zero progress report”

SAMPAN News: “Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition and City of Cambridge release first Cambridge Vision Zero progress report”

SAMPAN News: “Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition and City of Cambridge release first Cambridge Vision Zero progress report” “It’s important that the City of Cambridge is clearly communicating what data is available to them,” said Wendy Landman, executive director of WalkBoston. “We’re confident that the City will work with local partners in the healthcare field, as …

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Downtown Boston “signals walk” with Boston Transportation Department

Downtown Boston “signals walk” with Boston Transportation Department

WalkBoston took a downtown Boston “signals walk” with Boston Chief of Streets Chris Osgood, Acting Transportation Commissioner Greg Rooney and Boston Transportation Department Chief Planner Vineet Gupta on August 1st. We looked at several pedestrian-filled downtown Boston intersections and discussed the many ways in which Boston’s traffic signals are not yet fulfilling the policies outlined …

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Complete streets in Belmont

Complete streets in Belmont

Six members of WalkBoston’s staff evaluated over 35 locations in Belmont last Wednesday morning as the Town prepares its Complete Streets Prioritization Plan project list. We were asked to review the list to be sure that the needs of people walking were well represented among the projects. We quickly realized we didn’t just need to …

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We’re hiring an intern for the fall semester!

We’re hiring an intern for the fall semester!

WalkBoston interns gain experience in transportation-related planning and design, community engagement, advocacy, and neighborhood revitalization efforts. If you have an interest in learning firsthand how walkability affects community health, civic participation and overall quality of life, then an internship at WalkBoston could be a career-enhancing experience for you. Tasks include: Assisting with walkability assessments and …

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