The efforts of more than 170 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities, who promote active, healthy, and sustainable commute options, were celebrated today for helping Massachusetts to reduce traffic congestion, to promote healthy lifestyles, and benefit the environment. The Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards …Continue Reading Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options
MassDOT’s 2015 Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange is the largest in the state, allowing innovators to share the newest ideas in transportation technology and create sustainable solutions. The Exchange is set for tomorrow and Thursday, March 11-12, at the DCU Center, Worcester. Are you wondering …Continue Reading MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange
A second construction update Public Information Meeting for the Casey Arborway Project has been scheduled as follows: Monday, March 9, 7:00-9:00 PM, Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain The purpose of this meeting will be to provide the Jamaica Plain community …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting: March 9
MassDOT and MassWildlife are in their 6th year of an interagency partnership to streamline environmental regulatory review, improve the ecological integrity of lands abutting roads and highways, and to improve public safety. The program, called Linking Landscapes for Massachusetts Wildlife (LLMW), takes a multifaceted approach …Continue Reading MassDOT-MassWildlife Partnership: Linking Landscapes for Wildlife
MassDOT’s Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program and Brockton schools are on track to complete pedestrian safety training. The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program and the City of Brockton have been active in motorist and pedestrian safety trainings as Brockton has recently seen an …Continue Reading Brockton Leads the Way on Pedestrian Safety Training
MassDOT’s MassRIDES program says it’s never too late to incorporate green transportation options into your daily trips, whether to work or in your leisure time. Our “NuYear resolutions” can help you to save money, reduce your carbon footprint, improve air quality, add fitness into your …Continue Reading MassRIDES Green Transportation New Year Resolutions!
The Town of Fairhaven was recognized alongside the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program by Cape Cod’s NPR station, WCAI, for their bike train program. A bike train is a fun way for elementary and middle school students to get to school while being …Continue Reading Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized
NuRide, the Commonwealth’s ridematching and rewards program has reached a milestone by exceeding more than 25,000 commuters participating in Massachusetts. For four years, individuals living or working in the Commonwealth have had the opportunity to join NuRide, in an effort to save money, reduce vehicle …Continue Reading NuRide Ridematch, Rewards Program Reaches 25,000 Commuters
MassDOT announced the release of the GreenDOT Report: 2014 Status Update. Originally launched in 2010, GreenDOT is MassDOT’s comprehensive sustainability initiative that aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve public health by encouraging healthy travel modes and smart growth development, and lead by example …Continue Reading GreenDOT 2014: MassDOT Sustainability Progress
MassDOT has announced the winners of the Safe Streets. Smart Trips. Statewide High School Video Contest! The winning videos successfully and creatively demonstrated an understanding of safe walking, cycling, and driving behavior. The winners are: Grand Prize: Melrose , Running PSA Runner Up: Natick, The …Continue Reading “Safe Streets. Smart Trips” High School Video Contest Winners!