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WBUR – “Proposed T Fare Hikes Get Pushback From Community At Hearing”

WBUR – “Proposed T Fare Hikes Get Pushback From Community At Hearing”

WBUR: “Proposed T Fare Hikes Get Pushback From Community At Hearing“ Brendan Kearney of the group WalkBoston said policymakers need to rethink the way transit is funded rather than always resorting to fare hikes. “This problem has been studied extensively — what is lacking is the political will,” said Kearney. “We encourage the MBTA to …

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Comments delivered at MBTA Fare Proposal Public Hearing on Feb 27, 2019

Comments delivered at MBTA Fare Proposal Public Hearing on Feb 27, 2019

WalkBoston is greatly concerned that the MBTA’s proposal to increase fares will reduce public transit ridership and increase driving, congestion, and greenhouse gas emissions. This is the wrong direction for the Greater Boston area and for Massachusetts as a whole. We need more people riding transit, not fewer, if we are to meet our climate …

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Lowell residents met with Councilor Nuon to talk pedestrian safety

Lowell residents met with Councilor Nuon to talk pedestrian safety

Lowell residents participating in our Streets for Walkers advocacy sessions met with Lowell City Councilor Vesna Nuon on Monday night at Coalition for a Better Acre to voice their concerns and propose intersection improvements in the Acre Neighborhood. The residents focused on the intersection of Salem/Cabot/Market streets where children cross to reach their school bus …

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WalkBoston Is Hiring!

WalkBoston Is Hiring!

WalkBoston is looking for a Development Manager to become a core member of our team. Please submit your resume and a cover letter to jobs@walkboston.org by March 15, 2018. Details below: Development Manager for WalkBoston WalkBoston, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization, makes walking safer and easier in Massachusetts to encourage better health, a cleaner environment and …

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Walkable school campus design is back!

Walkable school campus design is back!

photo courtesy of MA SRTS With the design and construction of many new schools in Massachusetts, WalkBoston is busy once again working to ensure that the proposed site plans prioritize students walking to school. We just met with HMFH Architects and Crosby|Schlessinger|Smallridge to discuss the Arlington High School Building project this week at the request …

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