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Please add your voice to the design and environmental review of MassDOT’s plans to rebuild the Mass Pike Allston Interchange!

Please add your voice to the design and environmental review of MassDOT’s plans to rebuild the Mass Pike Allston Interchange!

The federal environmental review for the I-90 project is about to begin, and there are elements of this project design that are causing us concern. We need your help to submit comments on the design before Thursday, Dec. 12th 2019. Over 100 people emailed in February 2018, and it changed the process for the better. Can we count …

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job opportunities with partner organizations

job opportunities with partner organizations

Position: NACTO Conference Walkshop Manager Description: The Cities of Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville are proud to serve as the hosts for the 2020 National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Designing Cities conference. The conference will bring together over 900 transportation professionals, primarily from municipal transportation departments, from September 14 – September 17, 2020. A vital …

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Walking Around South Boston’s Andrew Square

Walking Around South Boston’s Andrew Square

Spurred by engaged citizens and Councilor Ed Flynn’s office, WalkBoston led a pedestrian safety walk around the Andrew Square neighborhood of South Boston on Wednesday, December 4th. Area residents, Andrew Square Civic Association members, Councilor Flynn and staffers engaged in a lively discussion about current threats to pedestrian safety and a history of pedestrian injuries …

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WalkBoston and MassBike comments on Waltham High School MEPA #16097

WalkBoston and MassBike comments on Waltham High School MEPA #16097

November 26, 2019 Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen Theoharides Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Attn: MEPA Office, Page Strysky 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 900 Boston MA 02114 Dear Secretary Theoharides,  WalkBoston and MassBike have reviewed the MEPA filing #16097 for Waltham High School located at 554 Lexington Street in Waltham, …

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Improving Snow and Ice Clearance to promote Age-Friendly Walking in the Berkshires

Improving Snow and Ice Clearance to promote Age-Friendly Walking in the Berkshires

Snow and ice present challenges to walkers. Cleared sidewalks are critical for people to access everyday goods and services, and are particularly vital to seniors. Icy sidewalks and snow-piled curb ramps can further isolate seniors in the winter months. As part of our Age-Friendly Walking initiative, WalkBoston is working with communities across the Commonwealth to …

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