A special thanks to everyone who helped to make Massachusetts Car-Free Week 2013 a big success! Throughout the Commonwealth, commuters have reduced 35,197 car trips and saved over $270,000 dollars in one week! Below is a photo from a MassRIDES worksite partner event. MassRIDES is the statewide sustainable transportation options program and partners with organizations like Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare to provide their employees with program benefits and resources.
Congratulations to MassDOT on their Car-Free Week success! Together, we have saved 8 tons of emissions from entering our environment; kept $9,877 in our pockets by commuting green; and have reduced 1,156 car trips in one week!
Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel posted on Jun 29
MassDOT encourages the public to travel safely on the 4th of July holiday weekend, drive during lower volume times on major roadways, and use public transportation where possible. MassDOT suspends all construction work on major arterial roadways from 12 p.m., Friday, July 1, through the …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel
Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13 posted on Jun 29
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined MassDOT in honoring 13 schools and individuals for their work to promote and train students to bicycle and walk to school in a safe manner as part of the Safe Routes to School Program. “I am thrilled to see …Continue Reading Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13
Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11 posted on Jun 28
MassDOT’s contractor will close the Longfellow Bridge and implement an MBTA Red Line diversion during the weekend of July 8 through July 10. The Longfellow Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Friday, July 8, to 5:00 …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11