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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program Posted on Feb 1

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program

The Baker-Polito Administration and Massachusetts Department of Transportation today announced a $12.5 million Complete Streets Funding Program and online program portal in an effort to encourage cities and towns in the Commonwealth to design and construct projects to make street networks safer and more efficient   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program

Massachusetts Student Receives National Bike Poster Award Posted on Nov 30

Massachusetts Student Receives National Bike Poster Award

MassDOT and the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program are proud to announce that for the first time, a Massachusetts student has won the annual 5th Grade National Poster Contest sponsored by Saris. Caleb Piehl of Somerville’s Dr. Albert F. Argenziano School won first place   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Student Receives National Bike Poster Award

Westwood: MassDOT Celebrates School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Nov 20

Westwood: MassDOT Celebrates School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT today joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Downey Elementary School in Westwood. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading Westwood: MassDOT Celebrates School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

Esplanade: New Pedestrian Bridge Construction Begins Posted on Nov 16

Esplanade: New Pedestrian Bridge Construction Begins

MassDOT reached another project milestone when it began construction of the new pedestrian bridge that will connect the Esplanade with Charles Circle and offer sweeping views of the rehabilitated Longfellow Bridge and the Esplanade. On Friday, November 13, MassDOT started preliminary bridge foundation work. New   …Continue Reading Esplanade: New Pedestrian Bridge Construction Begins

Braintree: Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements at Ross Elementary School Posted on Nov 10

Braintree: Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements at Ross Elementary School

MassDOT today joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Donald Ross Elementary School in Braintree. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes   …Continue Reading Braintree: Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements at Ross Elementary School

Manchester-by-the-Sea: Memorial Elementary School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Nov 7

Manchester-by-the-Sea: Memorial Elementary School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Memorial Elementary School in Manchester-by-the-Sea. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School   …Continue Reading Manchester-by-the-Sea: Memorial Elementary School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT Announces Initiatives to Improve Bike and Walking Options Posted on Nov 4

MassDOT Announces Initiatives to Improve Bike and Walking Options

Two initiatives to encourage more and safer bicycling options across the Commonwealth were announced today by Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack at MassDOT’s annual Moving Together Conference in Boston. Secretary Pollack announced details of the Complete Streets Funding Program, which will   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Initiatives to Improve Bike and Walking Options

Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program Posted on Oct 23

Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito this week joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin, State Representative Tom Sannicandro, and Ameresco President George Sakellaris to celebrate the completion of the MassDOT Highway Right of Way Solar Photovoltaic Energy Program Phase IA. This program   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program

Permanent Bike Pump Station Installed at State Transportation Building Posted on Oct 12

Permanent Bike Pump Station Installed at State Transportation Building

The bike parking facility of the State Transportation Building received a new, secure bike pump and stand this fall. Free and open to the public, MassDOT staff, local residents and visitors are welcome to use the pump located at 10 Park Plaza in Downtown Boston!   …Continue Reading Permanent Bike Pump Station Installed at State Transportation Building

2015 Moving Together Conference: Join Us! Posted on Oct 10

2015 Moving Together Conference: Join Us!

MassDOT as part of the GreenDOT sustainability policy is pleased to invite you to the 2015 Moving Together Conference! The conference is scheduled as follows: Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington, Boston This   …Continue Reading 2015 Moving Together Conference: Join Us!