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MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “Scan the Street” Posted on Jun 23

MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: "Scan the Street"

With the number of motor vehicle crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists on the rise, MassDOT is launching a campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety. The goals of the campaign are to encourage Massachusetts residents to “be aware” of others on the road and, ultimately, change people’s   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “Scan the Street”

Weston: Newly Constructed Ramp Opens Friday, June 23rd Posted on Jun 22

Weston: Newly Constructed Ramp Opens Friday, June 23rd

MassDOT has announced that on the evening of Friday, June 23, it will open a newly constructed on-ramp in Weston for vehicles traveling from I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) westbound onto Route 128/I-95 north and southbound. This ramp opening is part of the ongoing work to   …Continue Reading Weston: Newly Constructed Ramp Opens Friday, June 23rd

Massachusetts Nationally Recognized for “Complete Streets” Policies Posted on Jun 8

Massachusetts Nationally Recognized for "Complete Streets" Policies

MassDOT is pleased to announce that Smart Growth America is honoring several Massachusetts cities and towns that were awarded money from the Baker-Polito Administration for having “led the nation in creating and adopting comprehensive Complete Streets policies last year.” In its “The Best Complete Streets   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Nationally Recognized for “Complete Streets” Policies

MassDOT Celebrates North Andover Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Jun 8

MassDOT Celebrates North Andover Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of the Safe Routes to School bicycle and pedestrian improvements at the North Andover Middle School in North Andover. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and supported through   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates North Andover Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Section Open, Trail Now 12.2 Miles Posted on May 23

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Section Open, Trail Now 12.2 Miles

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the newest section of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail in Adams is now open for public use, making the trail 12.2 miles long. “The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail goes through some of the most scenic areas of Massachusetts,” said MassDOT Secretary   …Continue Reading Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Section Open, Trail Now 12.2 Miles

Bay State Bike Week May 13-May 21: Free Events Posted on May 11

Bay State Bike Week May 13-May 21: Free Events

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the annual Bay State Bike Week, a collaborative venture between MassDOT, MassRIDES and MassBike with support from the Federal Highway Administration, will take place from Saturday, May 13 through Sunday, May 21. “MassDOT and the Baker-Polito Administration are dedicated   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week May 13-May 21: Free Events

MassDOT All Electronic Tolling Six Month Update Posted on May 8

MassDOT All Electronic Tolling Six Month Update

MassDOT today provided a six-month update to its Board of Directors on notable accomplishment and achievements in the areas of tolling operations, customer service, and roadway reconstruction after successfully implementing All Electronic Tolling (AET) along I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) on October 28, 2016. “We are   …Continue Reading MassDOT All Electronic Tolling Six Month Update

Sumner Toll Demolition: Ahead of Schedule Posted on May 7

Sumner Toll Demolition: Ahead of Schedule

MassDOT is ahead of schedule in its toll demolition and road reconstruction activities at the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza location in Boston and due to the progress made during operations over the past 36 hours, the scheduled closure of the Sumner Tunnel from 9 p.m.,   …Continue Reading Sumner Toll Demolition: Ahead of Schedule

MBTA: Fairmount Commuter Rail Free of Charge May 8-21 Posted on May 6

MBTA: Fairmount Commuter Rail Free of Charge May 8-21

MassDOT, MBTA, and Keolis officials held an event at South Station to announce two-weeks of free rides to customers from all Fairmount Commuter Rail Line stations. Customers will be able to board at station stops between Fairmount and South Stations free of charge Monday, May   …Continue Reading MBTA: Fairmount Commuter Rail Free of Charge May 8-21

Students Celebrate Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day Posted on May 3

Students Celebrate Massachusetts 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 8th Annual Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day. This year, a record of more than 300 schools participated in the event. “Inspiring   …Continue Reading Students Celebrate Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day