Video can help illustrate impediments to safe walking and propose ways to make walking safer and easier.

Get involved with the WalkMassachusetts Network

Hey Massachusetts: You can create change to make walking safe in your town. How? Contact WalkBoston because you can make a difference! WalkBoston is building a statewide network of advocacy organizations, municipal committees, and community groups working on walking. Many organizations and committees have questions about how to build a constituency for improving local walking: we’re here to help! This video was produced by Boston University School of Public Health students for WalkBoston as part of Professor Kronenberg’s class SB833, “Designing and Implementing a Health Communication Campaign.”


Walk…Don’t Walk: Pedestrian Safety Awareness for MA Law Enforcement

This project is a collaboration between the Boston Police Department, MassDOT, WalkBoston, and other public agencies from across Massachusetts. Created with the help of the Boston Police Academy E-Learning team. The video summarizes Massachusetts laws that affect pedestrian safety.

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#ClearCurbCuts – Meet Amy

Meet Amy. WalkBoston followed her around, 5 days after a storm. In just 3 blocks, she encountered 6 impassable curb cuts. Share this video on Twitter or Facebook.

Help #UnchokeTheThroat Along the Charles River

The Charles River paths are heavily used and crowded, but there is a major project underway that could improve them – and your support could make a difference! WalkBoston and the Charles River Conservancy have been working with designers at Sasaki to propose ideas for the paths to supplement the highway work the state has done. The state is accepting feedback, so send a quick email to: alexander.strysky@state.ma.us Subject Line: I-90 Allston, EEA # 15278 Deadline: February 9 Copy us so we can hear your suggestions, too! comments@walkboston.org

Update, Feb 22 2018: of the 500+ letters MEPA received,  150+ referenced this effort!

Keep up to date on the #UnchokeTheThroat effort and the Allston/I-90 Project page