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Ped101 - Learn how to advocate for change in your own community
WalkBoston offers free, beginner pedestrian advocacy trainings at our office titled "Ped 101,” and we'd love you to come! Our goal is to help build the constituency of people that are comfortable to speak up for walking in their own community. Sessions are a small group, guided conversation and take place in our conference room - so please make sure to sign up in advance. Please feel free to bring a lunch for the mid-day sessions; we’ll have beer or wine for the after work happy hour sessions.
This session is helpful if you're interested in learning about:
walkability, urbanism & the associated lingo (what's a "tight turning radius"?),
making neighborhoods safer for people walking & running,
how you can advocate for change in your own community.
at WalkBike Worcester Monthly meeting - April 7, 7pm
April 13, 12-1pm
April 24, 12-1pm
We'd like to continue having 1 to 2 sessions a month - so if you do not see a date, get in touch! We will announce dates approx 1month out. (Let us know what works for you). Contact info below.
previous dates, 2017:
at Somerville/Cambridge "Staying Put" meeting - January 10
February 23, 12-1pm
March 2, 9, 16 - all 12-1pm - dedicated to Neighborhood Slow Streets
Previous year, 2016:
Wednesday, January 27, 5:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, February 9, 12-1pm
Monday, February 22, 5:30-6:30pm
Wednesday, March 16, 12-1pm
Tuesday, March 29, 5:30-6:30pm
Wednesday, April 13, 5:30-6:30pm
Monday, April 25th, 12-1pm
Tuesday, May 10th, 12-1pm
Monday, May 23rd, 5:30-6:30pm
Wednesday, June 8th, 12-1pm
Tuesday, June 14th, 5:30-6:30pm
Monday, July 11th, 12-1pm
Wednesday, July 20th, 5:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, August 16th, 12-1pm
Monday, August 22nd, 5:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, September 13th, 5:30-6:30pm
Wednesday, September 28th, 12-1pm
Wednesday, October 5 5:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, October 25 12-1pm
Monday, November 14 5:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, November 22 12-1pm
Tuesday, December 6 12-1pm
I'm interested, but not able to make any of these sessions! Will you schedule more?
We're happy to try and schedule additional times, or tackle any questions you may have. Contact Brendan below.
I'm interested, but not able to make it to downtown Boston!
If you would like to host a session (i.e. you have a group, neighbors or co-workers that would be interested), we can bring the discussion and presentation to you! Contact Brendan below.
How do I get to the WalkBoston office?
WalkBoston is located in Old City Hall, at 45 School Street, Boston, MA 02108. We're in the basement of the building, and the easiest way to get here is to come in from the Court Square entrance (the rear of the building - our door is immediately on the left as you enter). We're a short walk from the MBTA Orange/Blue line (State Street) or Red/Green line (Park Street).
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?