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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Veteran’s Day Weekend Travel, Services Update Posted on Nov 8

Veteran’s Day Weekend Travel, Services Update

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for travel during the upcoming Veteran’s Day weekend and to take note of adjusted schedules for use of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane between Boston-Quincy and for visiting Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) customer service center   …Continue Reading Veteran’s Day Weekend Travel, Services Update

MassDOT Opens Application Period for Additional Regional Transit Authority Funding Posted on Nov 7

MassDOT Opens Application Period for Additional Regional Transit Authority Funding

MassDOT has announced it is now accepting applications from Regional Transit Authorities (RTA) for additional funding in Fiscal Year 2019, totaling $4 million, to implement best practices and innovative services to benefit customers. This selection process will consider factors such as whether RTA projects will   …Continue Reading MassDOT Opens Application Period for Additional Regional Transit Authority Funding

MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide Posted on Nov 5

MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has posted online the draft Massachusetts Municipal Resource Guide for Bikeability so the public may comment on the Commonwealth’s effort to provide cities and towns the tools and information needed to provide safe, comfortable, and convenient bike   …Continue Reading MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Nov 2

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce the winners of the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest. Submissions from Belmont High School and Maynard High School were awarded the grand prize for the freshman/sophomore, and junior/senior categories, respectively. Runner   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program Posted on Nov 1

Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program

The Baker-Polito Administration today officially announced the MassTrails Program, an interagency initiative that will provide funding and resources to municipal and public entities in order to expand and connect networks of off-road, shared-use pathways and recreational trails for all users across Massachusetts. The MassTrails Program   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program