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Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Section Open, Trail Now 12.2 Miles Posted on May 23

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Section Open, Trail Now 12.2 Miles

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the newest section of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail in Adams is now open for public use, making the trail 12.2 miles long. “The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail goes through some of the most scenic areas of Massachusetts,” said MassDOT Secretary   …Continue Reading Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Section Open, Trail Now 12.2 Miles

MassDOT: Fourth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Posted on May 19

MassDOT: Fourth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest

MassDOT today announced the fourth annual statewide high school video contest – Safe Streets Smart Trips. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth.  The contest began three   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Fourth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest

Bay State Bike Week May 13-May 21: Free Events Posted on May 11

Bay State Bike Week May 13-May 21: Free Events

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the annual Bay State Bike Week, a collaborative venture between MassDOT, MassRIDES and MassBike with support from the Federal Highway Administration, will take place from Saturday, May 13 through Sunday, May 21. “MassDOT and the Baker-Polito Administration are dedicated   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week May 13-May 21: Free Events

MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on May 10

MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2018-2022 and welcomes public comment until May 30, 2017. The STIP is a five-year investment program that prioritizes federal funds for improvements to our roadways, bridges, transit systems,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program

Students Celebrate Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day Posted on May 3

Students Celebrate Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day

Thousands of elementary and middle school students all over the Commonwealth walked and rode their bikes to school in celebration of the 8th Annual Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day. This year, a record of more than 300 schools participated in the event. “Inspiring   …Continue Reading Students Celebrate Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day

MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians Posted on May 2

MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians

MassDOT is continuing to focus on accessibility for bicyclists and pedestrians with state-wide planning efforts underway and with a series of events and initiatives designed to encourage active transportation options. MassDOT is in the process of updating its two comprehensive active transportation blueprints; a revamped   …Continue Reading MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians

Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7 Posted on Apr 20

Holyoke, South Hadley: "Roll and Stroll" Festival May 7

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the first ever Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 7, marking the official kickoff of Bay State Bike Week 2017. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will showcase the health,   …Continue Reading Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7

Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 3rd Posted on Apr 6

Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 3rd

The day is fast approaching! Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd. Hundreds of events will occur all over the state, with thousands of students walking or riding their bikes to school. Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day: May 3rd

Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21 Posted on Mar 1

Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike. –John F. Kennedy Less than four weeks after Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, temperatures in Massachusetts have already crested 70-degrees. With the snow melted and a distant memory, now is a great time to start thinking   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21

Worcester: Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center Project Advances Posted on Feb 25

Worcester: Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center Project Advances

MassDOT has announced that it is continuing to move forward with the project to construct the Worcester Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center and the adjacent multi-use path in the City of Worcester. A Notice to Proceed (NTP) was recently awarded for Phase II of this project   …Continue Reading Worcester: Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center Project Advances