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.
Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24
MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward
I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced