The Commonwealth’s annual statewide walking and bicycling conference this year will focus on “Mode Shift to Healthier State.”
JudyAnn Bigby, MD, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, is the conference Keynote speaker. She will provide a unique perspective on healthy transportation.
MassDOT’s GreenDOT Policy supports sustainability and promotes the healthy transportation modes of walking, bicycling and transit as a top goal.
Moving Together, a GreenDOT initiative, hosts local, regional and state officials, community leaders and board members, planners, transportation engineers, landscape architects, public health and environmental professionals, advocates, educators, and consultants, all focused on bicycle and pedestrian transportation.
For more information and to register, visit the Moving Together 2012 website.
MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27 posted on Dec 19
The restoration of weekend Commuter Rail service on three lines will begin next Saturday, December 27. The Kingston/Plymouth and Greenbush lines will see the return of Saturday and Sunday service and the Needham Line will resume Saturday service after a two year absence. “MassDOT is …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27
Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized posted on Dec 18
The Town of Fairhaven was recognized alongside the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program by Cape Cod’s NPR station, WCAI, for their bike train program. A bike train is a fun way for elementary and middle school students to get to school while being …Continue Reading Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized
South Station Expansion: DEIR Comment Period Through December 24 posted on Dec 17
Posted by: Matthew Ciborowski, South Station Project Manager, MassDOT Office of Transportation Planning I was pleased to meet with more than 60 people who participated in an Open House and Hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the South Station Expansion project on …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: DEIR Comment Period Through December 24