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.
South Coast Rail Partnership Celebrated posted on May 4
The South Coast Rail project is well into its first year of permitting and design. Surveyors are measuring the rights-of-way, geotechnical field work is underway, and designers are considering bridges, crossings and signals. Reestablishing transit connections between the South Coast and Boston is more than …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Partnership Celebrated
Safe Routes to School Celebrates Greenfield Walking School Bus Kickoff posted on Apr 30
The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS) and Greenfield Public Schools announced a city-wide kickoff of a walking school bus program at three Greenfield elementary schools at an event this week. The City of Greenfield has been a Massachusetts Safe Routes to School partner …Continue Reading Safe Routes to School Celebrates Greenfield Walking School Bus Kickoff
MassDOT Study: Airports Generate Billions in Economic Activity posted on Apr 30
MassDOT has announced the results of the latest comprehensive Statewide Airport Economic Impact study that finds Massachusetts public airports generate an economic output of $16 billion in economic activity and support more than 162,000 jobs. “The Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study demonstrates the value that …Continue Reading MassDOT Study: Airports Generate Billions in Economic Activity