Rural Walking ToolKit WalkBoston, sponsored by the state Department of Public Health, has been challenged to explore the possibility of improving walking conditions for residents of the state's rural or semi-rural areas. (more info about this toolkit).
Boston Parks Commissioner Antonia M. Pollak hosts an open space panel and discussion entitled “The Future We Want – Exploring Uses and Values of Public Open Space in Boston” on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Commonwealth Room at the Boston Public Library Central Library in Copley Square.
New pieces: Transportation technology systems
Thursday, February 20, 6:00 pm
Ryan Chin, managing director for the City Science Initiative at MIT Media Lab and international research specialist who has developed numerous technologies, strategies, and designs to address congestion, energy inefficiency, and pollution, outlines new urban vehicle systems while highlighting possibilities for Greater Boston’s space-constrained streets.
Cities for people: Pedestrian and bike systems
Thursday, January 23, 2014, 6:00 pm
Helle Søholt, founding partner and CEO of Gehl Architects, the designer who introduced pedestrian plazas and biking opportunities to New York City’s Times Square and throughout Manhattan, suggests a new transportation balance between biking, transit, and cars.
Sustainable Mobility Systems - Monday, November 11, 6PM
Traffic Advisory brings together leading regional, national, and international policymakers, architects, engineers, researchers, and planners to frame Boston’s mobility challenges and prospects in this new era of economic, climate, and social transformation. Don’t miss the opening sessions of this in-depth series, and mark your calendars for the upcoming transportation-focused design exhibition at BSA Space in December.
On Wednesday, November 20, join local, state, and national leaders at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in exploring how development policy and practice affect our communities, and what we can do to create more great places in the Commonwealth.
"For pedestrians, it's the best pedestrian holiday," Landman said. "It's a holiday all about walking, so it's a pretty great holiday. A lot of communities do special traffic-safety measures, so you can pick some neighborhoods where those are in place and where people are more aware."
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has a couple of safety tips for both trick-or-treaters and drivers. They're specifically for Halloween, but they're also effective for other days as well