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MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail Posted on Aug 10

MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, elected officials, municipal leaders, MassDOT staff, rail trail advocates and members of the public for a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of the latest segment of the Assabet River Rail Trail   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder to Share the Road with Bicyclists Posted on Aug 3

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder to Share the Road with Bicyclists

The beautiful summer weather allows us to take advantage of many enjoyable outdoor activities, including bicycling. Bicycling can be fun and care-free, however, there are potential dangers when motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians share the road. MassDOT, along with the help of MAPFRE Insurance, want to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder to Share the Road with Bicyclists

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Work Begins Next Week Posted on Jul 20

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Work Begins Next Week

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that significant travel impacts will begin next week as part of the intensive construction operations to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge. On the evening of Thursday, July 26, a section of Commonwealth Avenue and the   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Work Begins Next Week

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Jul 13

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced awards totaling approximately $6.4 million to 22 communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multimodal infrastructure projects that improve accessibility for bicyclists, pedestrians, public transit users, and people using   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony Posted on Jun 26

MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony

MassDOT, through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program, celebrated the successes of SRTS partner schools and community champions at the Massachusetts State House. Over 100 award recipients were recognized at yesterday’s ceremony across four award categories. In addition, thirteen awards were given to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony

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