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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

MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians Posted on May 2

MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians

MassDOT is continuing to focus on accessibility for bicyclists and pedestrians with state-wide planning efforts underway and with a series of events and initiatives designed to encourage active transportation options. MassDOT is in the process of updating its two comprehensive active transportation blueprints; a revamped   …Continue Reading MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians

Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7 Posted on Apr 20

Holyoke, South Hadley: "Roll and Stroll" Festival May 7

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the first ever Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 7, marking the official kickoff of Bay State Bike Week 2017. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will showcase the health,   …Continue Reading Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7

MassDOT Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options Posted on Apr 12

MassDOT Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

MassDOT today celebrated over 200 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities at the seventh annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards ceremony. Attendees were recognized for their efforts in promoting active, healthy, and sustainable travel options programs at their local worksites. The event, held at   …Continue Reading MassDOT Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 3rd Posted on Apr 6

Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 3rd

The day is fast approaching! Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd. Hundreds of events will occur all over the state, with thousands of students walking or riding their bikes to school. Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 3rd

South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set Posted on Apr 3

South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set

MassDOT and the MBTA invite you to a Public Meeting on the South Coast Rail Notice of Project Change as follows: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM, University of Massachusetts School of Law, Francis J. Larkin Moot Courtroom, 333 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth MassDOT filed an   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set

Winter Driving Conditions Reminders Posted on Mar 31

Winter Driving Conditions Reminders

MassDOT reminds the public to monitor weather conditions and make informed and safe decisions about travel through Saturday. Drivers are advised to lower their speeds, give themselves extra time to reach their destinations, and remember MassDOT’s message, “Don’t Crowd the Plow” – stay behind snow   …Continue Reading Winter Driving Conditions Reminders

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

MassDOT will implement recommendations made by its Work Zone Safety Task Force in an effort to promote safety for highway workers, contractors, law enforcement personnel, motorists, and members of the public in work zones throughout the Commonwealth. At today’s meeting of the MassDOT Board of   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21 Posted on Mar 1

Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike. –John F. Kennedy Less than four weeks after Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, temperatures in Massachusetts have already crested 70-degrees. With the snow melted and a distant memory, now is a great time to start thinking   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21

MBTA Youth Pass Program launches today, Wednesday, February 1 Posted on Feb 1

MBTA Youth Pass Program launches today, Wednesday, February 1

The MBTA’s Youth Pass program launches today, Wednesday, February 1, 2017, providing affordable transit access for low-income young people. Distributed through municipal and community partners, the Youth Pass is a card that can be used at MBTA Fare Vending Machines or at retail sales terminals   …Continue Reading MBTA Youth Pass Program launches today, Wednesday, February 1