WalkBoston: Walking Tours of Boston's Unique Neighborhoods

WalkBoston: Walking Tours of Boston's Unique Neighborhoods  A book of 30 urban walking tours created by WalkBoston members, in and around Boston. Detailed maps, directions and transit connections. Published with the Appalachian Mountain Club. Also available on Amazon.com or in local bookstores.

Crosswalk Crisis: Dangerous Intersections in Boston

Two Boston high school students were hit by a car as they crossed the street at the intersection of Tremont Street and Malcolm X Boulevard in Roxbury on Tuesday. Safety advocates say the intersection is a hazard and that changes need to be made to make sure tragedy doesn't happen again. NBC10 Boston Investigator Ally Donnelly has been tracking dangerous intersections across the city for months. She discovered there were at least 772 pedestrian crashes throughout the city last year, 12 of which were fatal.

Rethinking The Turnpike Allston Interchange

Could the Allston I-90 Interchange Improvement project create a more accessible Charles River for pedestrians, bicycles and recreation? We speak with two advocates who are asking for more green space at the point where I-90, the train tracks and Soldiers Field Road squeeze together between Boston University and the river bank — "the throat." Guests Harry Mattison is a member of the I-90 Interchange Task Force and the Charles River Conservancy.


Clear curb cuts to make safe mobility possible throughout the winter. Meet Amy. WalkBoston followed her around, 5 days after a storm. In just 3 blocks, she encountered 6 impassable curb cuts.

Your comments needed for Allston I-90 Project

A $1 BILLION DOLLAR TRANSPORTATION PROJECT MUST DO MORE THAN MOVE CARS! Regional rail and crosstown bus connections are essential; People must have walking and biking access to the river and across the project area; Charles River paths must be safe and separated for walkers/runners/cyclists. Learn more about why this project is important and how you can submit comments.


The MassPike will be straightened out near the Allston/Cambridge exit, setting the stage for future development of 100 acres for 50,000 future workers or residents – similar in scale to the Seaport District, Kendall Square or Prudential Center. The project will cost over $1 billion.


Check out the latest Boston Globe coverage: "The yield to pedestrian sign in the crosswalk keeps getting hit on Walnut Ave outside the school. Maybe if Tom Brady is on the sign, people won’t sack him?"

Columbian Square businesses signal for improvement plan

A recommendation to have open air markets in the square to slow traffic down was offered last year by Wendy Landman, executive director of WalkBoston, a non-profit pedestrian advocacy organization.


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