As part of WalkBoston’s 25th Anniversary celebration in 2015, join WalkBike Worcester, WalkBoston and other co-hosts for a free point to point walk after work on June 17th. The walk will start in front of Union Station and end at the Blackstone Tap. Along the way, you’ll get to hear about how revitalization efforts are impacting the community and opportunities for improving walkability in the heart of the Commonwealth!
Starting at Union Station, 5:30pm - Groups will head out onto the route as they are filled, with the last group departing between 5:45-6pm (the 1+ mile route will take about an hour including the speaker stops).
Start – front of Union Station (look for WalkBoston sign)
Paul Morano, City of Worcester: Osgood-Bradley Building, Housing Dev Incentive Program, Union Station as multimodal facility, Washington & City Sq Redevelopment
Stop 1 – Franklin Street / Foster Street / McGrath Boulevard
Steve Rolle, City of Worcester: Transportation connections, ongoing streetscape improvements, Blackstone Valley Bikeway
Stop 2 – Green Street / Harding Street
Allen Fletcher, Canal District Alliance: Area revitalization and streetscape improvements
Stop 3 – Water Street / Harrison Street
Phil Niddrie, City of Worcester: Streetscape and other improvements in Union Hill, city’s approach to n’hood revitalization through public/private partnership
Finish - Blackstone Tap, 81 Water Street
This walk is part of WalkBoston's 25th Anniversary celebration in 2015; we hope you can join us for future events: Springfield Walk July 17th, and a Longfellow Bridge walk later this fall. Info on all these events and previous events can be found on the WalkBoston website.
Thank you for your interest and see you on 6/17! We'll be sharing photos during the event with the hashtag #WalkTheWoo - make sure you do the same!
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