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Just when I thought we'd made it through 2019 without a fatality, our town's dangerous roads and greater Boston's terrible drivers teamed up for a buzzer-beater, smashing a giant SUV into a cane-toting 81-year-old πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈ on the morning of December 31. #ArlingtonMA #ZeroVision
Assuming I haven't missed any, Tuesday's crash brings the total people killed least year by πŸš—πŸššπŸš›πŸš drivers while walking in Boston, Cambridge, and bordering municipalities to 19, and the state-wide total to 64. (Numbers from @WalkBoston and @paulswartz zero-vision-boston-clock.glitch.me)
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We must #DemandMore for Native women. That starts with breaking down the systemic barriers they face. We need to come together to fight for justice for #MMIW, equal access to healthcare, tribal sovereignty, and fair wages. #NativeWomensEqualPay
Part of achieving equity for Native women is addressing the wage gap. Native women had to work until today to make what white men did in all of 2018. And for every dollar a white man earns, a Native woman takes home just 58 cents. #NativeWomensEqualPay
The House took action to close the gender pay gap. While the Paycheck Fairness Act is sitting at the doorstep of Mitch McConnell, Native women aren’t getting equal pay for equal work. #NativeWomensEqualPay
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This Tuesday is #UrbanAffairsBookClub @shelflifeyyc, and we're reading 'Building the Cycling City: the Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality' by @modacitylife. I liked this book so much, I decided to go through it again, and I'll be live-tweeting my experience!
#yycplan #yycwalk and #yycbike tweeps, feel free to follow along.
The authors, Melissa and Chris Bruntlett, decided to take the plunge and do away with car ownership (saving $800 per month!). Carshare was the tipping point, but they mostly stuck to walking, cycling and transit, using rental cars for the occasional road trip.
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