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Issue #115 - June 2017

In this issue: 3 reasons to sign up for Tour de Streets today Welcome to our summer interns Support the omnibus road safety bill Take the Sullivan Square Safe Streets Survey Beacon Street Vision Zero meeting Silver Line "Better Bus" pilot has ended The Boston Cyclists Union is hiring MassDOT is hiring Continue reading

Issue #114 - May 2017

In this issue: Participate in Rush Hour Challenge Register for Tour de Streets StreetTalk: Cities on the Move recap Vision Zero: making progress  Experience a "Better Bus" on the Silver Line Protected bike lanes planned for Cambridge Street Hands-free legislation advances Celebrate green transportation at the Roslindale Farmers Market Opening Day Give input on the Everett Northern Strand Community Trail Project Employment opportunities Continue reading

Issue #113 - April 2017

In this issue: Join us for a Columbia Road speaker series Register for StreetTalk: Cities on the Move Mark your calendar for Tour de Streets  Celebrate the launch of our Emerald Network newsletter LivableStreets in the news Join us for the Old South Meeting House preservation series Quack back at Make Way for Bike Lanes The Trust for Public Land is hiring a program associate Kick off Bay State Bike Month Continue reading

Issue #112 - March 2017

In this issue: Become a Street Ambassador Take our Longwood Area survey Celebrate the release of the Go Boston 2030 Action Plan  LivableStreets in the news Join us at Focus40's "Ideas of March" event Apply for a Neighborhood Slow Streets Zone Join us at WalkBoston’s Annual Celebration Submit your BRT station design proposals Participate in Green Streets Walk/Ride Day Corporate Challenge Continue reading

Issue #111 - January and February 2017

In this issue: Ask your legislators to support safe streets Stand with community members at the Allston I-90 meeting  Join us at the Longwood Area Cyclists Summit LivableStreets in the news Above & beyond: $33,000 in 33 Days challenge Apply for a Neighborhood Slow Streets Zone Save the date for the release of Go Boston 2030 MA Smart Growth Alliance is hiring Attend Boston City Council Talks Transportation Policy Continue reading

Issue #110 - December 2016

In this issue: Show your support: $33,000 in 33 Days Challenge Explore the Vision Zero Progress Report Thanks for attending the StreetTalk 10-in-1 Celebrate statewide safer streets win: Duck Boat law Check out Mass Ave pop-up bike lane in Cambridge Join us in slowing down this New Year Vision Zero Network is hiring Submit your ideas to Imagine Boston 2030 & Focus40 Attend Boston City Council Talks Transportation Policy Continue reading

Issue #109 - November 2016

In this issue: Register today for StreetTalk 10-in-1 Thanks for participating in World Day of Remembrance 2016 Support LivableStreets this #GivingTuesday Boston voters support CPA Imagine Boston 2030 - Share Your Ideas!  Pop-up Bike Lanes coming to Mass Ave, Cambridge MassBike Advocacy Bootcamp Boston City Council Talks Transportation Policy Green Line Extension Public Meeting Continue reading

Issue #108 - October 2016

In this issue: Welcome to our new Community Engagement Manager! Vote YES on 5 for parks, homes and jobs StreetTalk: recap & save the date! Vision Zero rallies in Boston and Cambridge Route 9 crossing World Day of Remembrance BPDA and City of Boston are hiring Continue reading

Issue #107 - September 2016

Your support helped make Tour de Streets a huge success! We welcomed over 200 participants, raising over $65,000 toward our $75,000 goal! Our fundraising isn't over yet - you can still donate through the end of the month to help us meet our goal. Whether it is $5 or $500, you can increase your impact today! From all of us at LivableStreets, thank you for your continued support. Stacy ThompsonExecutive Director, LivableStreets  In this issue: Better Buses Week Streets are for People Rally North Washington Street Replacement Project Update Town of Brookline Recruiting members for Several Advisory Committees Employment and Internship Opportunities Continue reading

Issue #106 - August 2016

A note from Stacy Thompson: I'm excited to be stepping into my new role as LivableStreets' Executive Director as so many great things are happening within LivableStreets and our larger community (check out our full newsletter below for updates on some great events and a big win!) At the same time, for every victory there are also tragedies that remind us we are a long way from achieving our vision of a Metro Boston where every street is a safe and vibrant public space and our transportation system is convenient, affordable and accessible for everyone. That is why an anonymous donor is offering a matching donation of up to $10,000 for any contribution made to Tour de Streets within the next ten days.  That means if you donate $100, our donor will match that with another $100. If you are considering participating in Tour de Streets as a rider or walker, now is the time to register and kick-start your fundraising efforts. Tour de Streets began as a memorial ride for Bob Zeeb who tragically passed away as the result of a crash that occurred when he was riding his bike.  Bob is unfortunately one of many people who’ve been injured or lost their lives as a result of unsafe streets. LivableStreets is committed to transforming our streets and we won’t stop until we have achieved our vision. We have 10 days to raise $10,000. Join me. Donate and double your impact today. From all of us at LivableStreets, thank you for your continued support. -Stacy In this issue: We're hiring! Community Engagement Manager Join our Advocacy Committee for a field trip tonight! Vision Zero Win! WalkBoston "Ped101" Training Workshops Transportation for Massachusetts recruiting for a new Director Continue reading