Join WalkBoston for Training Event on “Promoting Walkability”

May 19, 2017

What does it mean for a community to be “walkable” and how can we create neighborhoods that are safe, active, accessible and vibrant?

WalkBoston is hosting a training called “Promoting Walkability: Creating Safe and Active Neighborhoods” on June 2nd from 9:30am-12:30pm, 9:00 am at the Main South CDC in Worcester (875 Main Street). The event will include a walking component in the Worcester Main South neighborhood where attendees will explore issues of walkability firsthand!

Topics to be covered include:

  • Integrating walkability into a development project and linking a project with municipal plans to improve walking conditions
  • Engaging and working with residents and active transportation advocates to understand and improve walkability
  • An overview of how to conduct a walk assessment of a neighborhood


  • Wendy Landman and Adi Nochur, WalkBoston

Guest Speakers:

  • Casey Starr, Main South CDC
  • Karin Valentine-Goins, WalkBike Worcester

Learn more and register here.