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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail Posted on Feb 2

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the commitment of at least $1.5 million to fund designs for the Northern Strand Community Trail in Everett, Lynn, Malden, Revere, and Saugus. The funding, awarded through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA) Gateway City Parks Program, enables   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail

Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th. Posted on Feb 1

Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th.

Lace up your boots and put on a warm coat because it’s time for the third annual Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Winter Walk and Roll to School Day. Taking place on Wednesday, February 7th, all Massachusetts public elementary and middle schools are invited to   …Continue Reading Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th.

State Rail Plan Public Meeting Set Posted on Jan 16

State Rail Plan Public Meeting Set

MassDOT is working on the State Rail Plan which is an update to the 2010 State Rail Plan. The plan will document the state rail system and planned improvements, and outline the Commonwealth’s 20-year vision and four year plan for the statewide rail system. A   …Continue Reading State Rail Plan Public Meeting Set

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