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MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway Posted on Jun 25

MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway

MassDOT announced a Notice to Proceed has been issued for the second phase of the Infra-Space 1 Project to redevelop state-owned property under the elevated portion of I-93/Southeast Expressway, between Albany Street and Frontage Road. The revitalized area is scheduled to include a 175-space surface   …Continue Reading MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway

Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Next Phase Moves Forward Posted on Jun 25

Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Next Phase Moves Forward

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack joined elected officials and supporters today to celebrate the groundbreaking for Phase 2A of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. When completed, the Rail Trail will be located through the communities of Lowell, Chelmsford, Westford, Carlisle, Acton, Concord, Sudbury, and   …Continue Reading Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Next Phase Moves Forward

GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth Posted on Jun 24

GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth

Engineering works have begun on another solar farm on MassDOT’s highway right-of-way on Route 3 in Plymouth. Once complete the site will be home to 649 kilowatts of solar voltaic panels, enough to power approximately 120 Massachusetts homes. Contractors were on site in June installing   …Continue Reading GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth

2nd Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest! Posted on May 14

2nd Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest!

Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth.   …Continue Reading 2nd Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest!

Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation Posted on May 12

Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation

Massachusetts was recognized today for its many bicycle initiatives ranking 4th in the nation as a Bicycle Friendly State by the League of American Bicyclists. “This is a tremendous recognition of our collective efforts and the many initiatives in place throughout the Commonwealth which have   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation

Whittier Bridge Project: Helps Connect Regional Trail Network Posted on May 7

Whittier Bridge Project: Helps Connect Regional Trail Network

Spring has finally arrived! It’s time to dust off those bikes and strollers in the garage, find that favorite pair of shoes, and go outside. However you choose to enjoy the weather, consider exploring the coastal trails in the Merrimack Valley region. Visitors can walk,   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Project: Helps Connect Regional Trail Network

Safe Routes to School Celebrates Greenfield Walking School Bus Kickoff Posted on Apr 30

Safe Routes to School Celebrates Greenfield Walking School Bus Kickoff

The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS) and Greenfield Public Schools announced a city-wide kickoff of a walking school bus program at three Greenfield elementary schools at an event this week. The City of Greenfield has been a Massachusetts Safe Routes to School partner   …Continue Reading Safe Routes to School Celebrates Greenfield Walking School Bus Kickoff

Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 6th Posted on Apr 23

Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 6th

The day is approaching quickly! On Wednesday, May 6th, thousands of elementary and middle school students will participate in hundreds of events within Massachusetts communities as they walk and bike to school. Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day is a statewide event through the   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 6th

MassDOT Receives Excellence in Transportation Award Posted on Apr 16

MassDOT Receives Excellence in Transportation Award

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) was recognized this week with an Excellence in Transportation Demand Management Award at the Association for Commuter Transportation’s (ACT) Regional Patriot Chapter Conference in Newport, Rhode Island. MassDOT was presented with an award for their Safe Streets Smart Trips   …Continue Reading MassDOT Receives Excellence in Transportation Award

MassDOT Community Transit Grant Recipients Announced Posted on Apr 7

MassDOT Community Transit Grant Recipients Announced

MassDOT’s Rail & Transit Division has announced the FY 2016 award recipients for the MassDOT Community Transit Grant Program. A total of 44 applicants, including Regional Transit Authorities, are receiving approximately $10 million from the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Transportation for Elderly Persons and Persons   …Continue Reading MassDOT Community Transit Grant Recipients Announced