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.
Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel! posted on Dec 22
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MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27 posted on Dec 19
The restoration of weekend Commuter Rail service on three lines will begin next Saturday, December 27. The Kingston/Plymouth and Greenbush lines will see the return of Saturday and Sunday service and the Needham Line will resume Saturday service after a two year absence. “MassDOT is …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27
Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized posted on Dec 18
The Town of Fairhaven was recognized alongside the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program by Cape Cod’s NPR station, WCAI, for their bike train program. A bike train is a fun way for elementary and middle school students to get to school while being …Continue Reading Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized