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!
Governor Patrick: Recommendation to Build MBTA Subway Cars in Massachusetts posted on Oct 21
Governor Deval Patrick today announced that the MBTA will present to the MassDOT Board of Directors the recommended company to manufacture and deliver 284 new subway cars for the Red and Orange Lines, replacing decades-old vehicles. Joined by MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey …Continue Reading Governor Patrick: Recommendation to Build MBTA Subway Cars in Massachusetts
Students Restore Historic Massachusetts Public Works Truck posted on Oct 21
A 1947 Ford dump truck with the proud historic logo “Massachusetts Department of Public Works” is now being restored by students at Bristol/Plymouth Regional Technical School in Taunton. MassDOT Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey visited the school to check on the students’ work and the …Continue Reading Students Restore Historic Massachusetts Public Works Truck
Celtics Forward Jared Sullinger Says: Sign Up for a Celtics Plate! posted on Oct 20
The Registry of Motor Vehicles’ new Boston Haymarket Center received a special visitor today: Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger. “Sully” joined Registrar Celia Blue to greet visitors, meet the staff, and encourage customers to sign up for the Boston Celtics Specialty License Plate. The Celtics …Continue Reading Celtics Forward Jared Sullinger Says: Sign Up for a Celtics Plate!