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Massachusetts Ranked 4th Most Bicycle-Friendly State Posted on Nov 3

Massachusetts Ranked 4th Most Bicycle-Friendly State

MassDOT is pleased to announce that Massachusetts has been ranked the fourth most bicycle-friendly state in the nation, as per the League of American Bicyclists bi-annual state report card. In addition to retaining its top-five status nationwide from 2015, the Commonwealth was also ranked #1   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Ranked 4th Most Bicycle-Friendly State

Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1 Posted on Oct 27

Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the new Winter Street Bridge in Framingham will be re-opened to its full capacity of two lanes in each direction on Wednesday, November 1, approximately two months ahead of schedule. The Winter Street Bridge carries vehicles over the MBTA,   …Continue Reading Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1

MBTA to Expand Transit Signal Prioritization in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge Posted on Oct 23

MBTA to Expand Transit Signal Prioritization in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board today received an update on the expansion of its Transit Signal Priority (TSP) pilot to include broader corridors of Beacon Street in Brookline, Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Huntington Avenue in Boston, and Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge. The TSP   …Continue Reading MBTA to Expand Transit Signal Prioritization in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge

Fitchburg: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements at South Street Elementary School Posted on Oct 18

Fitchburg: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements at South Street Elementary School

MassDOT through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program, today joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the operational completion of pedestrian accessibility and safety improvements at the South Street Elementary School in Fitchburg. The improvements created new infrastructure to support walking and bicycling   …Continue Reading Fitchburg: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements at South Street Elementary School

State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions Posted on Oct 13

State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced dates for a series of listening sessions across the Commonwealth to discuss solutions to the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. The public forums, to be hosted by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs   …Continue Reading State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions

MassRMV, EOPSS Release Video for Parents of Teenage Drivers Posted on Oct 13

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) today unveiled an educational video for parents to help them prepare their teens to become safe, smart drivers.  “Tips for Parents, A Common   …Continue Reading MassRMV, EOPSS Release Video for Parents of Teenage Drivers

Boston Traffic: I-93 Zakim Bridge Overnight Closures, October 16-20 Posted on Oct 13

Boston Traffic: I-93 Zakim Bridge Overnight Closures, October 16-20

MassDOT has announced that there will be nightly off-peak hour full closures of the Zakim Bridge beginning on the evening of Monday, October 16, and occurring only during overnight hours through the morning of Friday, October 20 in order to allow crews to safely and   …Continue Reading Boston Traffic: I-93 Zakim Bridge Overnight Closures, October 16-20

300+ Massachusetts Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day Posted on Oct 6

300+ Massachusetts Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day

Thousands of elementary and middle school students throughout Massachusetts joined students from around the world in celebration of walking to school for International Walk to School Day (iWalk) on Wednesday, October 4th. Massachusetts continues to be one of the top performing states with over 300   …Continue Reading 300+ Massachusetts Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day

RMV and AAA Northeast Celebrate New RMV Service Location in Marlborough Posted on Oct 5

RMV and AAA Northeast Celebrate New RMV Service Location in Marlborough

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), in partnership with AAA Northeast (AAA), announced today that the Marlborough AAA Branch, located at 197 Boston Post Road West/Route 20 West, now offers select RMV license and registration services for AAA members. With the   …Continue Reading RMV and AAA Northeast Celebrate New RMV Service Location in Marlborough

MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability Posted on Sep 28

MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced today the official launch of the new Massachusetts Municipal Resource Guide, a resource document that provides cities and towns the tools and information they need to plan and develop transportation projects and pedestrian networks that support   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability