City pursues improvements for elderly residents

Many at the forum were people working for elder-serving organizations or advocating for a more accessible city overall. Wendy Landman of WalkBoston suggested the city should form a cross-department working group that includes Elder Services, the Boston Transportation Department and the Commission on Disabilities to examine crosswalk improvements, slow zones and lowered speed limits.

Union Square: Design Charrette - "Walk, Bike, Ride, Drive"

Tuesday, March 10th 8-9PM - "Walk, Bike, Ride, Drive" - Union Square is a hub of transportation activity. How can our neighborhood plan ensure that streets, sidewalks, paths and public transit support our social, economic and environmental goals? 

Teens, seniors wanted to measure traffic speeds in Brookline

Seniors and teens walk more than other people, according to WalkBoston. Many teens walk because they are too young to drive or don’t have access to cars.

Snow-covered sidewalks, cleanup complicate parade plans

As if it wasn’t enough to clear Boston’s streets after two major snow storms, municipal workers now must prepare a parade route to bring the champion New England Patriots on a victory ride through the city — an undertaking that has some worried about pedestrian safety.

25th Anniversary Celebration

Thank you to the 200+ people, including many previous Golden Shoe Award winners, who came out to the Microsoft NERD Center on March 25th to celebrate WalkBoston's 25 years of helping to make Massachusetts more walkable! 

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