Boston Marathon 2015 Runner Profile: Kevin Handly, of Jamaica Plain

Kevin is running in the Boston Marathon for the fifth time. Boston Marathon 2015 Runner Profile: Kevin Handly, of Jamaica Plain Name: Kevin Handly Age: 62 Profession: I am a corporate and bank regulatory attorney. Marathon experience: This will be my 5th Boston Marathon, my 8th overall. Reason for running: I run the Boston Marathon because I can, because Susan Hurley and all my other charity team running mates are doing it, because I don’t have tickets to the Red Sox game that day and because there is no better, more joyful way to celebrate living in this great city of ours.

The Case For More Car-Free Zones in Downtown Boston

"A unifying theme is slowing things down so it is safer for all users, reclaiming/opening alleys to connect the city more and eliminating large blocks," said Brendan Kearney, spokesperson for pedestrian advocacy group WalkBoston.

Boston City Council Official Resolution - Ann Hershfang Day

Official Resolution OFFERED BY CITY COUNCILOR Michelle Wu WHEREAS: Ann Hershfang was born on May 1, 1935; and Ann and her husband Herbert purchased their home on West Rutland Square in the South End in 1965 and have been fixtures in the local community ever since; and WHEREAS: Ann and Herbert raised their two daughters, Rachel and Jennifer, in the South End and contributed greatly to the Boston Public Schools as active parents at the Rice-Bancroft School; and WHEREAS: In the 1970’s Ann became the first woman appointed to the Board of the Massachusetts Port Authority because of her tra

Active Streets, Healthy Families, Equitable Communities

Active Streets, Healthy Families, Equitable Communities Monday, May 11, 2015 11 am—12 pm State House, Room 222

Learn how improving access to safe and affordable transportation choices, including public transit, walking, and biking, can help combat health inequities and expand access to opportunity.

Springfield Walk

Sign up and more info at walkspfld.eventbrite.com

This walk is part of WalkBoston's 25th Anniversary celebration in 2015; we hope you can join us for future events including a Longfellow Bridge walk later this fall. Info on all these events and previous events can be found on the WalkBoston website. 

Dorchester Walk

This walk is part of WalkBoston's 25th Anniversary celebration in 2015; we hope you can join us for future events: Worcester Walk in June, Springfield Walk in July, and a Longfellow Bridge walk later this fall. Info on all these events and previous events can be found on the WalkBoston website.
 
Tentative route includes Ashmont, the Talbot Norfolk Triangle, and ending in Codman Square. 

Map of the route will be shared soon. Please RSVP at walkdot.eventbrite.com Thanks for your interest and see you on 5/20!

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