MassDOT is offering innovative Complete Streets programming that is being deployed statewide at over 80 Complete Street Workshops scheduled through April 2012.
Complete Streets represent the comprehensive multi-modal philosophy in MassDOT’s Project Development and Design Guide that require safe and appropriate accommodation for all roadway users.
The MassDOT GreenDOT policy and Healthy Transportation Compact reinforce the promotion of healthy transportation choices of walking, bicycling and transit.
To support and raise awareness for MassDOT’s requirement for Complete Streets we are holding workshops for municipal officials, local leaders, decision makers and consultants to value and understand the framework to deliver Complete Streets locally.
The 3-hour Primer focuses on the transportation, public health and environmental benefits and discusses implementation strategies for Complete Streets and is offered at no cost. The 6-hour Complete Street Workshop provides a more technical approach designed for the Commonwealth’s roadway planners and engineers.
Both workshops have received approval for AICP and Road Scholar continuing education credits. For more information and to register please check out MassDOT Complete Street Workshops or email email@example.com
Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August posted on Jul 22
MassDOT’s contractor is scheduled to begin the next stage of construction on the Longfellow Bridge in August 2016 now that the MBTA Red Line trains have been moved to their new locations. In this stage, bridge rehabilitation work will occur under the MBTA outbound track. …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August
Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station posted on Jul 21
MassDOT Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin today joined local legislators to break ground on the Assabet River Rail Trail construction project in Maynard. The $6.7 million project links the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge with the downtown Maynard business district as well as the MBTA South …Continue Reading Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station
Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations posted on Jul 20
MassDOT has announced that “Fast Charging” Stations for Electric Vehicles will be available at I-90 Service Plazas beginning later this year. Depending upon the electric vehicle and the state of its current charge, the stations will charge an electric vehicle to at least 80% power …Continue Reading Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations