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Charlestown – Medford Street Walk Audit

Charlestown – Medford Street Walk Audit

With the sponsorship of the Mystic River Watershed Association, WalkBoston recently conducted a walk audit of Medford Street to identify opportunities and challenges to creating stronger connections between the Charlestown community and the Mystic River waterfront and Harborwalk. Read the full report here: WalkBoston-CharlestownMedfordStreetWalkAudit

Congrats to Fall River and the Quequechan River Rail Trail

Congrats to Fall River and the Quequechan River Rail Trail

Congrats to Fall River – the Quequechan River Rail Trail was selected as one of five finalists for the Urban Land Institute’s Urban Open Space Award! Read the ULI announcement and the local coverage from The Herald News: “What does Fall River have in common with China and Spain? A great park“! In 2016, through …

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Hot and humid in Hyannis? Perfect time for a Walk Audit

Hot and humid in Hyannis? Perfect time for a Walk Audit

After experiencing¬†drenching rain during a walk audit in June in Yarmouth, the skies were clear for yesterday’s trip to Cape Cod for a walk audit in Barnstable – but the heat and humidity were out in full force! Thanks to representatives from the Barnstable Dept. of Public Works, Dept. of Planning, the Cape Cod Mall/Simon …

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Event: Charles River “Throat” Site Walk

Event: Charles River “Throat” Site Walk

Save the date – September 12, 2018 5:30pm – join WalkBoston, the Charles River Conservancy, Charles River Watershed Association, and others for a site walk of the Charles River path’s “Throat” area. We’ll meet at ‘BU Beach’ (grassy area on Boston University Campus near Marsh Chapel) in front of the pedestrian overpass to the Charles …

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WGBH News – “Safer Streets”¬†

WGBH News – “Safer Streets”¬†

WGBH News: “Safer Streets“ WGBH’s Stephanie Leydon speaks to Stacy Thompson of LivableStreets and Brendan Kearney of WalkBoston (two groups from the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition) for a look at what’s being done and not done to make city streets safer. Segment aired on Greater Boston August 6, 2018