I live here, I work here, and I walk here. And when I'm on foot, I get a look at places in a way that's not possible when traveling by automobile.
What I see is a town that offers a lot of sidewalks -- but too many places where it's technically "possible" to walk, but not actually enjoyable. And that's a pity, because walking improves both health and quality of life -- not to mention cutting congestion.
How could Framingham be a more walkable community? In this MetroWest Daily News column, I offer my top 10 list of places and features as they are ... and how they could be.