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.
MBTA: Fitchburg Line Weekend Service Suspension posted on Mar 27
The MBTA has issued a Service Alert: No Weekend Service on the commuter rail Fitchburg Main Line for the period from April 25th, 2015 through November 22nd, 2015. The suspension of weekend service will allow construction of major improvements on the Fitchburg Main Line to …Continue Reading MBTA: Fitchburg Line Weekend Service Suspension
Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options posted on Mar 26
The efforts of more than 170 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities, who promote active, healthy, and sustainable commute options, were celebrated today for helping Massachusetts to reduce traffic congestion, to promote healthy lifestyles, and benefit the environment. The Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards …Continue Reading Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options
Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work posted on Mar 26
MassDOT on Saturday, March 28 will begin preparing to dismantle the downstream “salt and pepper” towers as part of the Longfellow Bridge Restoration Project. MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), coordinated with the cities of Cambridge and Boston as well as the MBTA to begin dismantling …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work