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Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA, Traffic Impacts Posted on Jul 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA, Traffic Impacts

MassDOT is reminding the public that travel impacts will begin next week throughout the Boston University/Saint Paul Street neighborhood of Boston along Commonwealth Avenue due to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. Drivers on Commonwealth Avenue, the BU Bridge and I-90 will see lane closings   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA, Traffic Impacts

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area Posted on Jul 20

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and MassDOT officials at a bridge replacement project in Braintree to underscore over $315 million invested by the Baker-Polito Administration in Fiscal Year 2017 in 40 roadway and bridge   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects Posted on Jul 18

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and MassDOT officials at a roadway reconstruction project in Salem to highlight over $250 million invested by the Baker-Polito Administration in Fiscal Year 2017 in 90 roadway and bridge projects benefiting 61 municipalities across   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects

MassDOT, Concord Celebrate Bruce Freeman Rail Trail 2.5 Mile Extension Posted on Jul 14

MassDOT, Concord Celebrate Bruce Freeman Rail Trail 2.5 Mile Extension

Massachusetts Department of Transportation District 4 Highway Director Paul Stedman today joined other government officials and community and civic leaders to break ground on the next phase of construction for the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail – a non-motorized multi-use path in Concord.  Phase 2C involves   …Continue Reading MassDOT, Concord Celebrate Bruce Freeman Rail Trail 2.5 Mile Extension

MassDOT: “Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet” Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign Posted on Jul 14

MassDOT: "Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet" Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign

MassDOT has launched a new statewide safety campaign to raise awareness for the safety of motorists, pedestrians and cyclists who are sharing the streets.  This initiative seeks to help reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes involving pedestrian and cyclists. “This safety campaign highlights the   …Continue Reading MassDOT: “Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet” Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign

MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety Posted on Jul 7

MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety

MassDOT is pleased to announce that it has partnered with MassRIDES the Statewide Travel Options Program, The Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) and several Cape Cod resorts to provide a free bicycle safety training program for international students living and working on Cape Cod throughout the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety

Safe Routes to Schools Awards: 80 Schools, Community Organizations Honored Posted on Jun 29

Safe Routes to Schools Awards: 80 Schools, Community Organizations Honored

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today presented Safe Routes to School awards to officials from nearly 80 partner schools and community champions to recognize their efforts in fostering programs for students to safely walk and bike to school.  In addition,   …Continue Reading Safe Routes to Schools Awards: 80 Schools, Community Organizations Honored

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 150 Miles of New Trails for Walking and Biking Posted on Jun 29

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 150 Miles of New Trails for Walking and Biking

Continuing to prioritize a high level of access to the Commonwealth’s natural resources, and recognizing the economic, recreational, environmental, transit and public health benefits of a state trail network, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced additional funding commitments to further develop the   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 150 Miles of New Trails for Walking and Biking

MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “Scan the Street” Posted on Jun 23

MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: "Scan the Street"

With the number of motor vehicle crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists on the rise, MassDOT is launching a campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety. The goals of the campaign are to encourage Massachusetts residents to “be aware” of others on the road and, ultimately, change people’s   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “Scan the Street”

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Jun 15

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT joined students, parents, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Glover Elementary School in Milton. The improvements were constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements