Post Content

Bay State Bike Week 2012

MassDOT will welcome Boston Bruins Defenseman Andrew Ference at Boston's Bike Week Festival on Friday, May 18.  Ference is an avid supporter of bicycling and will join the ceremonies scheduled for 7 a.m.-9 a.m. Friday morning at City Hall Plaza.

“Bicycling and walking transportation enable people to diversify travel choice to healthy transportation options which can reduce traffic congestion, improve Massachusetts air quality, and promote healthy lifestyles,” said MassDOT Secretary and CEO, Richard A. Davey.  “We are honored to celebrate Bay State Bike Week with Andrew Ference. His dedication to bicycling as a means of transportation, is exactly the type of dedication we would like to share with other Massachusetts residents.”

A strong commitment to bicycle and pedestrian travel is a key part of MassDOT’s transportation vision. Two years ago, MassDOT became the first DOT in the nation to organize and lead a statewide Bike Week celebration, partnering with MassBike, the statewide bicycle education and advocacy group, as well as MassRIDES, the Commonwealth’s statewide travel options program.

This year, more than 100 events have been planned across the Commonwealth as part of Bay State Bike Week, May 14-20, to celebrate bicycling as a healthy and sustainable transportation choice. 

To learn more about Bay State Bike Week, visit www.baystatebikeweek.org. For information about current bicycling projects in your area visit www.mass.gov/massdot/bike.

Written By:

Recent Posts

I-90 Pru Tunnel Work Scheduled: April 26-27 posted on Apr 22

I-90 Pru Tunnel Work Scheduled: April 26-27

Today, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and MassDOT announced the fourth and final weekend of lane restrictions on the Massachusetts Turnpike associated with the removal of the I-90 Prudential Tunnel ceiling in Boston.  Due to the faster-than-anticipated progress on the ceiling removal, the fourth   …Continue Reading I-90 Pru Tunnel Work Scheduled: April 26-27

Fall River: Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Demolition posted on Apr 22

Fall River: Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Demolition

MassDOT contractors beginning today as part of the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project will remove the portion of the elevated Route 79 over the intersection of Anawan Street/Pocasset Street and Davol Street. The work will take place today, Tuesday, April 22 through Friday, April 25.   …Continue Reading Fall River: Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Demolition

Green Line Extension: Medford Detour posted on Apr 21

Green Line Extension: Medford Detour

The Green Line Extension team would like to inform you of upcoming Phase 1 project work on Harvard Street in Medford. On the weekend of April 26th, it will be necessary for the GLX Phase 1 Contractor, Barletta Heavy Division, Inc., to close Harvard Street   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Medford Detour