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Tag: Fall River Mass in Motion

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 a grant from the Department of Public Health, WalkBoston worked with 5 communities on wayfinding programs. In Fall River, over 130 wayfinding signs were installed connecting downtown, the newly opened Quequechan River Rail Trail and neighborhood destinations. You can learn more about the wayfinding project below.

Wayfinding

Green Elementary School Walk Assessment

Green Elementary School Walk Assessment

On May 10, 2017, WalkBoston conducted a walk assessment in the vicinity of the William S. Greene Elementary School in Fall River, in partnership with the Fall River Mass in Motion program and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program. The goals of the walk assessment were to examine pedestrian safety issues that may preclude children from walking to the Greene School and to recommend improvements to the local built environment that enable safer walking. Support for the walk assessment was provided by MassDOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement and Awareness Program.

Read the full report here:
WalkBoston-GreeneElementarySchoolWalkAssessmentUPDATED 06-23-17-FallRiver