Many MBTA buses are now equipped with front loading bike racks that make bringing your bike on your next trip easy!
These racks make it possible to combine a bus and a bike trip into one green and healthy trip.
You are welcome to test out our ‘Demonstration Bus/Bike Rack’ located on the 2nd level of the State Transportation Building at 10 Park Plaza in Boston.
MassDOT recognizes the importance of being able to combine transit and bicycling network connections to support mode shift consistent with the Commonwealth’s GreenDOT and the Healthy Transportation Compact goals.
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