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Articles tagged as walking
  • February 13, 2020

    A person walking on the median in the middle of a highway.

     

    Data show that even as the number of traffic fatalities was declining nationally, the number of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities rose in 2018. As the need to create safe and comfortable pedestrian and bicycle facilities becomes increasingly evident, MPO staff are pursuing several efforts to help communities identify locations for infrastructure improvements that will benefit people who walk and bicycle.

  • March 24, 2017

    A photo of hands pointing to plans on paper.
    A new study released by the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) offers solutions for creating a safe environment for pedestrians and bicyclists in the North Shore’s Vinnin Square, a large commercial and residential district located primarily in Swampscott and a section of Salem...

  • March 23, 2017

    Photograph of article author William S. Kuttner, an older white man with a beard and glasses, wearing a yellow reflective vest and hardhat.

     

    During 2010 and 2011, more than 15,000 Massachusetts households agreed to participate in a travel survey...

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