Check out the updated “Go By Bike!” brochure that has just been released for Bay State Bike Week 2011. MassDOT Planning, the MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), and the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) all partnered to update this useful guide to bicycling in Massachusetts.
The “Go By Bike!” brochure provides a concise and easily understood summary of biking basics that can be used to help a range of ages and experience levels get an easy ride when they “Go By Bike!” Like Bay State Bike Week, “Go By Bike!” is another product of the MassBike – MassDOT partnership. This partnership reconstituted Bay State Bike Week as a truly statewide event and jointly promotes the Same Roads Same Rules initiative that promotes safe and cooperative sharing of the road among bikers, pedestrians, and motor vehicle drivers.
The document can be printed on demand in keeping with MassDOT’s GreenDOT sustainability policy.
Please view and download the "Go By Bike!" brochure. For more information, visit baystatebikeweek.org , www.massbike.org and MassDOT Biking and Walking on the web. This document is a great reference for bicycling in Massachusetts as an active transportation mode that is healthy, green and fun!
MBTA: Weekend Commuter Boat Service Returns May 28 posted on May 26
MassDOT weekend commuter boat service will be provided for the third year between Hingham, Hull, Georges Island, Grape Island and Boston. The service begins Memorial Day weekend and will continue through the Labor Day weekend. “Commuter ferry service on the weekends during the two previous …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Commuter Boat Service Returns May 28
Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting posted on May 26
MassDOT has scheduled a community meeting for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project as follows: Thursday, June 2, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (CGS 129), Boston University, 871 Commonwealth Avenue. The Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project will replace the existing superstructure …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting
Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel posted on May 24
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The heaviest traffic is observed during Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings. Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel