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Easier path sought for school ‘walkers’

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The city will try to make it easier to walk to and from five local schools, thanks to a recent $8,700 award of federal funds by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council. The money will pay for a study evaluating how easy it is for children to walk to Joyce Middle School and the Goodyear, Altavesta, Linscott-Rumford, and Reeves elementary schools, and how to make those conditions safer, according to Edmund Tarallo, the city’s planning director. Through a previous $8,750 grant from the planning council under the same federal program, Woburn completed a similar study this past year for the Kennedy Middle School and the Hurld, Shamrock, White, and Wyman elementary schools. Tarallo said the city plans to use the studies as a basis for seeking federal funds to help implement the recommended improvements.

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