MassDOT’s GreenDOT Policy and Implementation Plan were highlighted in this year’s “Leaner and Greener: Sustainability at Work in Transportation” report by AASHTO, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
In 2001, AASHTO and the Federal Highway Administration created the Center for Environmental Excellence to promote environmental stewardship and encourage innovative ways to streamline the transportation project delivery process.
The Leaner and Greener Report showcases the steps transportation agencies including MassDOT are taking to speed up project delivery and cut costs while protecting and even improving environmental resources.
AASHTO categorized MassDOT’s Plan as “setting a leaner and greener leadership vision” and pointing to the plan as a model.
Learn more about AASHTO's Center for Environmental Excellence.
MassDOT Announces Purchase of New Remote-Operated Rail Ballast Cars posted on Apr 20
MassDOT today announced the purchase of 20 steel ballast cars – hopper cars with gates used to dispense ballast onto train tracks – that will be used by MassDOT for projects which maintain and repair crucial rail infrastructure. “MassDOT is pleased to now have its …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Purchase of New Remote-Operated Rail Ballast Cars
New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk posted on Apr 20
Governor Charlie Baker, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, elected leaders, and local officials celebrated the official opening of the CoveWalk, New Bedford’s newest recreational waterfront path located atop the Hurricane Barrier overlooking Clark’s Cove. The 5,500 foot project was …Continue Reading New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk
Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7 posted on Apr 20
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