The MassCleanDiesel ‘Clean Air for Kids’ school bus retrofit program has provided free diesel retrofits to 2,114 school buses Commonwealth over the past three years. The program installs pollution control devices on older school buses and has promoted a healthy environment for 300 communities and nearly 310,000 students.
Students from the Paul Revere Innovation School in Revere, left, celebrated the successful completion of the program earlier this month.
The MassCleanDiesel ‘Clean Air for Kids’ school bus retrofit program showcases the strong collaboration between Energy and Environmental Affairs and MassDOT consistent with the Healthy Transportation Compact to seek healthy transportation options that support a cleaner environment and MassDOT’s ‘GreenDOT’ goals. Learn more about MassCleanDiesel.
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