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WGBH News – “Pressure Mounts For Walsh to Deliver On Safer Streets”

WGBH News – “Pressure Mounts For Walsh to Deliver On Safer Streets”

WGBH News: “Pressure Mounts For Walsh to Deliver On Safer Streets“ Brendan Kearney, spokesperson for the pedestrian advocacy group Walk Boston, echoed that point: “We know where the problems are,” said Kearney. “We now need to make changes to the streets.” Council members, meanwhile, attested to the enormous volume of calls they get from residents …

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Comment Letter Re: a car-free option for Memorial Drive Phase III

Comment Letter Re: a car-free option for Memorial Drive Phase III

Commissioner Leo Roy Department of Conservation and Recreation May 9, 2019 Dear Commissioner Roy, As part of the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Memorial Drive Phase III redesign between Eliot Bridge and the B.U. Boat House we ask that you consider a car-free option in the planning process. As recently highlighted by Governor Baker’s Commission …

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Walking in Beachmont

Walking in Beachmont

  The Beachmont Improvement Commitee, City of Revere staff, and WalkBoston conducted the first of several walk audits in the Beachmont neighborhood. The walk audits are part of the Streets for Healthy and Connected Lives program funded by the Cummings Foundation. Participants walked along Winthrop Avenue and Crescent Avenue looking at ways to make walking …

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University Avenue: Where UMass Lowell and the Acre meet

University Avenue: Where UMass Lowell and the Acre meet

WalkBoston participated in a MassDOT road safety audit on University Avenue in Lowell where city staff, MassDOT engineers, UMassLowell representative, Lowell police officers and others looked for ways to improve road safety along this main campus thoroughfare. The Pawtucket Street/University Avenue intersection is at the edge of Lowell’s Acre neighborhood. WalkBoston has been working in …

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Sampan News: “Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition Releases Third Boston Vision Zero Progress Report”

Sampan News: “Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition Releases Third Boston Vision Zero Progress Report”

Sampan News: “Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition Releases Third Boston Vision Zero Progress Report“ “The investments made last year were a significant first step. However, in order for these resources to be used as effectively as possible, we would like to see increased cohesion across and within all departments relevant to Vision Zero,” said WalkBoston Executive …

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