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!
MassDOT, Mapfre Insurance Encourage Safe Summer Driving posted on May 24
In time for Memorial Day, the kick-off to the summer driving season, MassDOT Acting Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin joined MAPFRE Insurance in reminding motorists to adhere to speed limits, obey traffic laws and avoid distracted driving when traveling during the summer months. According to data …Continue Reading MassDOT, Mapfre Insurance Encourage Safe Summer Driving
Chelsea: Silver Line Gateway Project Bridge Closure posted on May 22
MassDOT will close the Washington Avenue Bridge in Chelsea on Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00 AM as part of the Silver Line Gateway Project. Appropriate detour signs will be in place to redirect traffic and pedestrians, and identify relocated bus stops. The bridge closure is …Continue Reading Chelsea: Silver Line Gateway Project Bridge Closure
MBTA: Refurbished Green Line Trolleys Returning to Service posted on May 22
The first MBTA Green Line refurbished trolley car was returned to service this week. T personnel are completing test runs on the next refurbished car to return to service in the coming days. These are the first of 86 that are being refurbished. All 86 …Continue Reading MBTA: Refurbished Green Line Trolleys Returning to Service