The Massachusetts Bay State Greenway branding and family of identification and way-faring signs have been showcased at MassDOT’s Moving Together Conference and during Bay State Bike Week.
Now you can see these signs appearing in the Pioneer Valley, as part of MassDOT’s Bay State Greenway sign pilot project to establish standards for installation. This pilot project has successfully blended signage treatments for on-road and off-road facilities along with existing regionally named routes.
Bay State Greenway signs raise the visibility of bicycling as a healthy transportation mode, support local businesses with bicycle tourism and allow our customers to better use existing facilities. Use of the network also highlights the importance of funding future connections.
Shown above is a Bay State Greenway Pioneer Valley sign mounted with the existing Franklin County Bikeway, a regional route also enabled by MassDOT. Completion of the Pioneer Valley signage pilot is expected by this spring, and MassDOT expects to see these signs coming to existing Bay State Greenway corridors across the Commonwealth.
Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set posted on Apr 17
Please join MassDOT at a public meeting for an update on construction progress on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, as follows: Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River The meeting will include an opportunity …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set
MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service posted on Apr 16
MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott today at Boston North Station welcomed the first of 40 new Commuter Rail locomotives as it was placed into service on the Haverhill Line. To replace existing locomotives between 35 and 40 years old, the MBTA is procuring forty …Continue Reading MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service
Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Apr 16
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Heavy traffic is expected due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon Monday, April 21. The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy holiday weekends is …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel