Massachusetts will celebrate a week of Car-Free activity from September 16th – 22nd.
Massachusetts Car-Free Week is an extension of World Car-Free Day, an annual event which has quickly spread to over 1,000 cities in 40 countries around the globe.
Car-Free Week promotes transit, bicycling, walking, carpooling, vanpooling and teleworking as greener modes of transportation providing environmental, financial, community and health benefits throughout the Commonwealth.
For more information on Massachusetts Car-Free Week visit our website Mass.gov/massDOT/carfree
For updates on Car-Free Week raffles, events and media, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/carfreeweek and follow us using the Twitter hashtag: #CarFreeWk.
Massachusetts Car-Free Week is brought to you in partnership by MassDOT, MassRIDES and MassCommute. To receive Car-Free Week information updates and other MassRIDES newsletters, email us at DuJuan.Chowning@dot.state.ma.us.
Freight Rail Grants Announced posted on Apr 14
The Patrick Administration today announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). The IRAP funding for the seven projects is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector …Continue Reading Freight Rail Grants Announced
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacement Public Hearings posted on Apr 14
MassDOT will host Design Public Hearings in Fall River and New Bedford on the 25% design of four bridge replacements along the future South Coast Rail route. The bridge replacements will provide fast and tangible benefits to help expanding freight service and will also be …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacement Public Hearings
Governor Patrick Announces “Go Time” Real Time Traffic System posted on Apr 11
Governor Deval Patrick today announced that the “GO Time” real time traffic information system is now operational along Route 6 on Cape Cod and will be expanded to highways statewide by 2015. The Governor made today’s announcement at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s transportation …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces “Go Time” Real Time Traffic System