East Boston Age-Friendly walk assessment

To RSVP: Contact Adi Nochur, Project Manager for Age-Friendly Walking, at 617-367-9255 or anochur@walkboston.org.  
We also invite you to spread the word about Age-Friendly Walking by downloading our flyer (PDF) to print and distribute.
 

Jaywalkers have little to fear in Boston — at least from the law

Brendan Kearney, a spokesperson for WalkBoston, said the concept of jaywalking and laws prohibiting the practice first emerged in the early 20th century, as the automobile industry engaged in a widespread marketing campaign to redefine the public road as the domain of vehicles — not walkers. “If you look at the term ‘jay,’ [in the early 20th century] it meant kind of like a hick, a country bumpkin that doesn’t know what’s going on,” Kearney said. “There was a lot of marketing ...

Weymouth planners look to improve Columbian Square's village appeal

Columbian Square could be a marquee attraction in South Weymouth for visitors to dine at a sidewalk café or shop at an open air market if traffic can be slowed down at the busy intersection, says Wendy Landman, executive director of WalkBoston, a non-profit pedestrian advocacy organization.

Mattapan Square Age-Friendly walk assessment

Tuesday, July 26 from 10:30-12:30 – Mattapan Square Age-Friendly walk assessment at ABCD Mattapan (535 River Street, Boston, MA 02126)

East Boston Age-Friendly Walking kickoff meeting

Monday, July 18 from 2:00-3:30 – East Boston Age-Friendly Walking kickoff meeting at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (20 Maverick Square, 4th floor, Boston, MA 02128) 

South End Age-Friendly walk assessment

Wednesday, July 13 from 10:00-12:00 – South End Age-Friendly walk assessment at United South End Settlements (566 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02118)

Age-Friendly Walking

Age-Friendly Walking

Public Presentation of Alternate Design for the Community Path Extension

Public Presentation of Alternate Design for the Community Path Extension
by The Friends of the Community Path
Tuesday, June 14, 7:00 -  9:00 pm
VNA, 259 Lowell Street, Somerville, Ma.  3rd floor Community Room

 
The Friends of the Community Path (FCP) invite you to a Public Presentation of our Alternate Design for the Community Path Extension (CPX) along the Green Line Extension (GLX)
 

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