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MassDOT Celebrates Northampton Bicycle/Pedestrian Underpass Opening Posted on Jun 7

MassDOT Celebrates Northampton Bicycle/Pedestrian Underpass Opening

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz, MassDOT staff, local leaders, and members of the public to celebrate the opening of a new bicycle/pedestrian underpass beneath the existing railroad line in Northampton. This new $4.4 million underpass in the area   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Northampton Bicycle/Pedestrian Underpass Opening

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Longfellow Bridge Project Posted on Jun 1

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Longfellow Bridge Project

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Congressman Michael Capuano, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and local leaders in Boston to celebrate MassDOT reaching the full beneficial use milestone on the ongoing Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. The   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Longfellow Bridge Project

Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone Posted on May 31

Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone

The Baker-Polito Administration has announced that the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project reached the full beneficial use milestone at 5:00 AM today. The milestone reached this morning means all vehicular travel lanes, separated bicycle lanes, and sidewalks on both sides of the bridge, as well as   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone

Bike to Work Day 2018 Success Posted on May 31

Bike to Work Day 2018 Success

Massachusetts held a successful employer-based Bike to Work Day (BTWD) on Friday, May 18th. The event, organized by MassRIDES, included 72 employer partners that celebrated biking as a fun, healthy, and safe way to commute to work. Forty-two percent of participants biked to work for   …Continue Reading Bike to Work Day 2018 Success

Massachusetts Students Celebrate Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day Posted on May 4

Massachusetts Students Celebrate Walk, Bike, and Roll 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 annual Massachusetts Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day on May 2nd. This is the 9th consecutive year for the event, an initiative   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Students Celebrate Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day

MassDOT Safety Campaign: Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet! Posted on Apr 27

In Massachusetts, 1 in 4 deaths in motor vehicle crashes involve people walking or bicycling. Scan the street for wheels and feet, and do your part to help stop these crashes. One quick scan can make you, and those around you, safer on the road.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Safety Campaign: Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet!

MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Posted on Apr 23

MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the second annual Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 6, 2018 marking the official kickoff of MassDOT-sponsored outdoor events this season aimed at promoting healthy transportation. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll

Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options Posted on Apr 18

Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

The Baker-Polito Administration today celebrated the efforts of more than 200 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities in promoting active, healthy and sustainable travel options at their worksites.  At the eighth annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards ceremony at historic Fenway Park, the honorees   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month Posted on Apr 9

MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month

Did you know that the average Massachusetts commuter who logs their green trips in BayStateCommute.com reduces harmful emissions by the equivalent of 23 gallons of gas per month[1]? With the 48th annual Earth Month in full swing, now is a great time to try a   …Continue Reading MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Mar 23

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and local leaders today in Winthrop to celebrate $5.5 million being awarded to 23 communities through the Baker-Polito Administration’s Complete Streets Funding Program. These   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards