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MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Oct 5

MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield 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 Jordan/Jackson Elementary School in Mansfield. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants Posted on Sep 21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin, and members of the Legislature today announced grant funding from the Complete Streets Program to 11 participating municipalities.  A ceremony was held at the Massachusetts State House to distribute funding for   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants

Join the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge Posted on Sep 15

Join the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge

What can you do to reduce CO2?  Improved air quality is just one of many benefits that lead Massachusetts travelers to choose more sustainable transportation options every day.  The Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge will be celebrated across the state from September 17th–25th as commuters like   …Continue Reading Join the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge

MassDOT: Jackie DeWolfe Appointed Director of Sustainable Mobility Posted on Aug 3

MassDOT: Jackie DeWolfe Appointed Director of Sustainable Mobility

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack has announced that Jackie DeWolfe has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Sustainable Mobility. “We believe Jackie’s experience promoting bicycling, walking, and public transit across the Commonwealth will be valuable to MassDOT as we work   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Jackie DeWolfe Appointed Director of Sustainable Mobility

Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations Posted on Jul 20

Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations

MassDOT has announced that “Fast Charging” Stations for Electric Vehicles will be available at I-90 Service Plazas beginning later this year. Depending upon the electric vehicle and the state of its current charge, the stations will charge an electric vehicle to at least 80% power   …Continue Reading Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations

Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13 Posted on Jun 29

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined MassDOT in honoring 13 schools and individuals for their work to promote and train students to bicycle and walk to school in a safe manner as part of the Safe Routes to School Program. “I am thrilled to see   …Continue Reading Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13

MassDOT Complete Streets Funding Program Update Posted on Jun 14

MassDOT Complete Streets Funding Program Update

MassDOT has approved its 60th municipal Complete Streets Policy. A Complete Street is one that provides safe and accessible options for all travel modes – walking, biking, transit and vehicles – for people of all ages and abilities.  Unveiled by MassDOT on February 1st, the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Complete Streets Funding Program Update

Focus40 Kickoff: A Night to Focus on the T’s Future Posted on May 13

Focus40 Kickoff: A Night to Focus on the T’s Future

What will Greater Boston look like in the year 2040? How will climate change, new technologies, demographic trends and new mobility choices shape our transportation system? Join Secretary Of Transportation Stephanie Pollack, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Jay Ash and an interactive panel on   …Continue Reading Focus40 Kickoff: A Night to Focus on the T’s Future

Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day Posted on May 4

Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day

Thousands of elementary and middle school students all over the Commonwealth walked and rode their bikes to school in celebration of the 7th Annual Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day. Nearly 300 schools participated in the event. “It’s encouraging to see so many communities   …Continue Reading Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day

MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs Posted on May 4

MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs

The MBTA projects a 12.8 percent reduction in energy costs for the 2017 Fiscal Year, and expects to see additional savings during the next three years, according to a presentation made recently to the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board. The cost savings are the   …Continue Reading MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs