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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!

MBTA: Pilot Program to Increase Recycling Posted on Sep 23

MBTA: Pilot Program to Increase Recycling

At busy Alewife Station, seven-foot tall kiosks built with 100 percent recycled materials offer MBTA users the space and information to recycle on the go. The two kiosks are part of a pilot program designed by MassRecycle in partnership with the MBTA, the Massachusetts Beverage   …Continue Reading MBTA: Pilot Program to Increase Recycling

MassDOT Team Joins Hub on Wheels Bike Event Posted on Sep 23

MassDOT Team Joins Hub on Wheels Bike Event

Team MassDOT on Wheels this week joined Boston’s annual Hub on Wheels event and completed a successful 30+ mile route around the city! MassDOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Coordinator Peter Sutton and Team were pleased to participate in the city-wide bike ride on September 20.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Team Joins Hub on Wheels Bike Event

Clean Air Challenge: September 20-27 Posted on Sep 18

Clean Air Challenge: September 20-27

Take the Challenge! By participating in the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge commuters will improve air-quality by choosing more sustainable transportation options during the week-long promotion. This year, Massachusetts challenges you to explore your commuting options from September 20th-27th by choosing greener modes of transportation including   …Continue Reading Clean Air Challenge: September 20-27

Somerville: Community Path Extension Celebrated Posted on Aug 19

Somerville: Community Path Extension Celebrated

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Mayor Joseph Curtatone, Congressman Michael Capuano, and elected officials to celebrate the extension of the multi-use Community Path, a project that extends the existing Community Path an additional quarter-mile, between Cedar Street and Lowell Street in Somerville.   …Continue Reading Somerville: Community Path Extension Celebrated

MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training Posted on Aug 9

MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training

MassDOT’s efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and save energy costs have taken another step forward. In late July, 65 MassDOT employees took an eco-driving training course through four small-group sessions in Boston, Northampton and Taunton. David Kestenbaum, Director of Certification for Sustainable Transportation at   …Continue Reading MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training

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