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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Going “Car-Free” September 17-23 Posted on Sep 13

Going “Car-Free” September 17-23

The Patrick-Murray Administration is encouraging residents who are able to leave their cars in the driveway and try going “car-free” – by bicycling, walking, public transit, carpooling or vanpooling for Massachusetts Car-Free Week, September 17-23.   Massachusetts joins over 1,000 cities in 40 countries across   …Continue Reading Going “Car-Free” September 17-23

Hubway BikeShare Expands Posted on Sep 12

Hubway BikeShare Expands

Hubway bikeshare celebrates its first year of service in Boston and has expanded into Brookline, Somerville and Cambridge. Hubway’s network expansion will deliver over 100 stations between the four communities making it truly a regional healthy transportation option for customers and visitors to the metropolitan   …Continue Reading Hubway BikeShare Expands

Worcester: Burns Bridge Progress Posted on Sep 11

Worcester: Burns Bridge Progress

The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Replacement Project is underway with demolition of the south, eastbound sidewalk of the bridge carrying Route 9 between Worcester and Shrewsbury, seen at left. The sidewalk demolition as of this week is approximately 1/3 complete and expected to be   …Continue Reading Worcester: Burns Bridge Progress

93Fast14 Named Top Ten Transportation Project Posted on Sep 10

93Fast14 Named Top Ten Transportation Project

MassDOT's 2011 "93Fast14" project in Medford is one of the Top Ten finalists for the 2012 America's Transportation Award by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). The $98 million 93Fast14 project replaced 14 deteriorated bridges in just 10 weekends and moved   …Continue Reading 93Fast14 Named Top Ten Transportation Project

MBTA Bus Bike Racks Posted on Sep 6

MBTA Bus Bike Racks

Many MBTA buses are now equipped with front loading bike racks that make bringing your bike on your next trip easy!  These racks make it possible to combine a bus and a bike trip into one green and healthy trip.   You are welcome to test   …Continue Reading MBTA Bus Bike Racks

September Tunnel Maintenance Lane Closures Posted on Sep 4

September Tunnel Maintenance Lane Closures

MassDOT in September will continue the enhanced maintenance schedule requiring complete lane closures of the Ted Williams Tunnel, Interstate 90, through Boston. The Ted Williams Tunnel I-90 Eastbound will be closed Tuesday night, September 11, 11:00 pm-5:00 am.  The Ted Williams Tunnel I-90 Westbound will   …Continue Reading September Tunnel Maintenance Lane Closures