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Water Transportation Advisory Council Update Posted on May 17

Water Transportation Advisory Council Update

Transportation Secretary and MassDOT CEO Stephanie Pollack convened the Water Transportation Advisory Council today and the Council heard an update on the Comprehensive Boston Harbor Water Transportation Study being managed by Boston Harbor Now. The study advances two new ferry routes into an additional analysis   …Continue Reading Water Transportation Advisory Council Update

Baker-Polito Administration Joins Community at Grand Opening of 5 Mile Segment of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Posted on May 11

Baker-Polito Administration Joins Community at Grand Opening of 5 Mile Segment of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, local leaders in Acton and community members came together today for the grand opening of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Phase 2A segment, an approximately 5 mile path which is the latest   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Joins Community at Grand Opening of 5 Mile Segment of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail

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

Massachusetts Students Celebrate Walk, Bike, and Roll 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 annual Massachusetts Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day on May 2nd. This is the 9th consecutive year for the event, an initiative   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Students Celebrate Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day

MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Posted on Apr 23

MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the second annual Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 6, 2018 marking the official kickoff of MassDOT-sponsored outdoor events this season aimed at promoting healthy transportation. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll

Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options Posted on Apr 18

Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

The Baker-Polito Administration today celebrated the efforts of more than 200 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities in promoting active, healthy and sustainable travel options at their worksites.  At the eighth annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards ceremony at historic Fenway Park, the honorees   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Project Advances Posted on Mar 19

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Project Advances

The MassDOT Board of Directors today approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $177 million to replace the North Washington Street Bridge that carries traffic over the Boston Inner Harbor between the North End and Charlestown. “This bridge is an important link into the   …Continue Reading Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Project Advances

MBTA: New Silver Line 3-Chelsea Service between Chelsea and South Station Posted on Mar 14

MBTA: New Silver Line 3-Chelsea Service between Chelsea and South Station

The MBTA is pleased to announce that the brand new Silver Line 3-Chelsea route will operate between South Station and the Chelsea and East Boston communities beginning Saturday, April 21, 2018. “Silver Line 3-Chelsea relates well to the Baker-Polito Administration’s economic development goals,” said Transportation   …Continue Reading MBTA: New Silver Line 3-Chelsea Service between Chelsea and South Station

MassDOT Friday-Saturday Storm Update Posted on Mar 1

MassDOT Friday-Saturday Storm Update

MassDOT is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for travel and use caution during the expected weather event Friday continuing into Saturday. “Our personnel are closely monitoring the forecast and we know this is expected to be a high impact and long duration   …Continue Reading MassDOT Friday-Saturday Storm Update

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Feb 27

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced awards totaling $5.5 million to 23 communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multi-modal infrastructure improvement projects, as identified in each municipality’s submitted Complete Streets Prioritization Plan. “We are   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Raynham Bridge Replacement Project Contract Approved Posted on Feb 12

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors today approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $20 million to replace the bridge that carries vehicles on Route 44 over Route 24 in Raynham. The full scope of work for this project includes replacing   …Continue Reading Raynham Bridge Replacement Project Contract Approved