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!
Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder! posted on Aug 31
Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth. …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder!
Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend posted on Aug 28
As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA is replacing the old railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge to be rolled into place Saturday, August 29. The current bridge has low clearance and …Continue Reading Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend
Knowledge Corridor: New Holyoke Train Station Celebrated posted on Aug 27
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse along with state and local officials to celebrate the opening of the new $4.3 million Holyoke Train Station on the Knowledge Corridor and restoration of Amtrak Vermonter Line …Continue Reading Knowledge Corridor: New Holyoke Train Station Celebrated