The Suffolk Downs T Station located on the MBTA Blue Line is right next to Belle Isle Marsh, Department of Conservation and Recreation property that hosts a variety of bird species including tree sparrows, red tail hawks, woodpeckers, chickadees, and Canada geese.
You can also hop on the Orange Line and visit the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain, the Green Line for the Boston Public Garden, and the Red Line for the Mt. Auburn Cemetery and Fresh Pond.
Even if most of your day is spent walking between buildings, nature is never far away. Check out more Massachusetts Outdoor Events on The Great Outdoors interactive Google Calendar.
Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Traffic Update posted on Sep 19
Work on the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project in Newburyport and Amesbury will require extended lane closure hours beginning next week. Beginning on Monday, September 22, the hours of daytime construction will extend the I-95 Northbound right lane closure the associated right lane closure on I-95 Northbound …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Traffic Update
Take the Clean Air Challenge! Join Us September 22-26 posted on Sep 18
Massachusetts travelers will improve air-quality by choosing more sustainable transportation options during the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge (formerly Car-Free Week). This year, Massachusetts challenges you to explore your commuting options and Shift Your Mode from September 22nd-26th. By trying greener modes including carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling, …Continue Reading Take the Clean Air Challenge! Join Us September 22-26
MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea Approved posted on Sep 17
The MassDOT Board of Directors today approved a construction contract to extend the MBTA’s increasingly popular Silver Line from East Boston to Chelsea. A project funded entirely by Governor Deval Patrick’s 2013 Transportation Finance Plan, the Silver Line will be extended past the Seaport to …Continue Reading MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea Approved