About Walking

About Walking  Laws, factoids, quotes, and reasons to walk.

Let's Make Massachusetts More Walkable

Join Us  Our Individual membership brochure: Who we are, what we do, why we do it, how we can help. Includes membership application listing the various individual levels of support and benefits.

Making Streets Safe

Making Streets Safe  This brochure includes: (1) Policies and overall guidelines to facilitate safer streets; (2) Other techniques for creating safer streets and intersections; and (3) Massachusetts Governor's Highway Safety Bureau programs to increase safety.

Good Walking is Good Business

Good Walking is Good Business  Data, statistics, and reasons why an investment to improve the walking conditions around your place of business is a good business investment.

Membership Committee Meeting

Interested in becoming a member of the membership committee? We are always looking for new ways to appreciate and engage our members, as well as spreading the word about WalkBoston. Feel free to contact Hillary with questions or ideas hborcherding@walkboston.org 617.367.9255

MBTA Fair and Service Change Public Meeting (Mattapan)

Today the MBTA is serving more people more efficiently than ever before—with customers taking more than 1.3 million trips every weekday. Despite this, the T faces one of the most serious financial crises in its history.

Apps + Advocacy

Ever complained about overflowing trash bins, broken sidewalks, potholes? There’s an app for that!

Join us for a panel discussion with representatives from three organizations that help citizens report
issues in the built environment to the appropriate authorities. They’ll talk about the technologies they
have developed and the ways that smart phones are changing how citizens interact with governments.

• See Click Fix – a New Haven based start-up that works with municipalities large and small and
community organizations to collect reports from citizens.

Casey team revises traffic projections

MassDOT reports new projections for traffic on the Casey Overpass that may affect upcoming design debate.

Leave the Car - Take the Alternative

Belmont's Energy Committee is supporting a spectrum of alternative transportation modes including a new walking guide.

The Center Steps Up

Winchester is taking a look at how to revitalize its town center. Major grants are funding several planning endeavors alongside the redevelopment of the Winchester commuter rail station, including a partnership with WalkBoston to improve pedestrian accessibility in the town center area.


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