Peace Walk

Thich Nhat Hanh will lead a peace walk from the historic Trinity Church in Copley Square,

Northborough residents walk their way to health

Northborough – As part of Northborough’s “Building a Healthy Northborough” initiative, the town is partnering with WalkBoston on a new walking map. “WalkBoston focuses on getting people outside and walking on sidewalks,” said Joubert. “We planned the routes in town around the emphasis on using sidewalks. I initially selected the routes due to their scenic quality and varied distances. The routes are not physically marked on the streets, but the maps are easy to follow.

Greenway District Zoning Implementation Overview

Please join the Boston Redevelopment Authority and their consultants Utile Inc. and Noble & Wickersham, for a public meeting to review the City’s approach for developing zoning to implement the Greenway District Planning Study Guidelines.

"Sniff Out" Walking Hazards/Gas Leaks

Join with other neighbors to help reduce our utility bills, make our neighborhood safer, and fight climate change by participating in a walking hazard/gas leak-detection effort. 

 

Everett

Check out the scenic parks and bustling neighborhoods around Everett.

Faneuil Housing

See much of what Brighton has to offer during a manageable and enjoyable stroll in one of Boston's liveliest neighborhoods.

Cathedral Housing

Visit one of Boston's liveliest and most walkable areas around the Cathedral Housing neighborhood in the South End.

Boston: Connect Historic Boston

Connecting to Boston history Over more than 300 years, Downtown Boston and nearby neighborhoods have been the site of many important historical events. Many buildings remain to illustrate that history. In this small area of about one square mile, distances are so short that many find it easy to cross the entire area on foot. There are also buses and subways which crisscross the area and can help you get to where you want to go.

Good Walking is Good Business

Local businesses thrive in densely-populated, walkable communities. According to the presentation, workplace fitness and wellness programs have been shown to reduce employer health-care costs by 20 to 50 percent. Working in a walkable community allows employees of local businesses to walk to work, lunch or any other destination they may need to go to during the workday.

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