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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

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Feb 27

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

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced awards totaling $5.5 million to 23 communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multi-modal infrastructure improvement projects, as identified in each municipality’s submitted Complete Streets Prioritization Plan. “We are   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project: Closure, Detours March 10-11 Posted on Feb 27

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project: Closure, Detours March 10-11

MassDOT has announced that it will close Massachusetts Avenue north and southbound in the vicinity of the bridge over Commonwealth Avenue from 7:00 a.m., on Saturday, March 10, to 7:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 11. The Commonwealth Avenue bypasses under the bridge will also be   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project: Closure, Detours March 10-11

MassDOT Highlights Bicycle and Pedestrian Statewide Accomplishments Posted on Feb 20

MassDOT Highlights Bicycle and Pedestrian Statewide Accomplishments

Throughout 2017, MassDOT worked to improve and increase the infrastructure for bicycle and pedestrian travel across the state, and those efforts were recognized nationally. In November, Massachusetts ranked the fourth most bicycle-friendly state in the nation by the League of American Bicyclists.  The report card   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights Bicycle and Pedestrian Statewide Accomplishments

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: April 10-11 Posted on Feb 20

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: April 10-11

MassDOT’s annual Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange transportation conference is set for April 10-11, DCU Center, Worcester. The Exchange is the largest Innovation and Mobility Exchange in Massachusetts. The 2018 event will include the Massachusetts Community Transportation Coordination Conference and feature a full-scale indoor Complete   …Continue Reading MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: April 10-11

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail Posted on Feb 2

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the commitment of at least $1.5 million to fund designs for the Northern Strand Community Trail in Everett, Lynn, Malden, Revere, and Saugus. The funding, awarded through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA) Gateway City Parks Program, enables   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail

Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th. Posted on Feb 1

Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th.

Lace up your boots and put on a warm coat because it’s time for the third annual Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Winter Walk and Roll to School Day. Taking place on Wednesday, February 7th, all Massachusetts public elementary and middle schools are invited to   …Continue Reading Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th.

MassDOT: $1 Billion Invested in Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks and Paths in 2017 Posted on Dec 29

MassDOT: $1 Billion Invested in Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks and Paths in 2017

MassDOT has announced that approximately $1 billion was invested in improving and upgrading roads, bridges, sidewalks, multi-use paths, and intersections across the state in calendar year 2017. This $1 billion in capital investments included repairs and improvements to 386 bridges in 123 communities and improved   …Continue Reading MassDOT: $1 Billion Invested in Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks and Paths in 2017