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Massachusetts Ranked 4th Most Bicycle-Friendly State Posted on Nov 3

Massachusetts Ranked 4th Most Bicycle-Friendly State

MassDOT is pleased to announce that Massachusetts has been ranked the fourth most bicycle-friendly state in the nation, as per the League of American Bicyclists bi-annual state report card. In addition to retaining its top-five status nationwide from 2015, the Commonwealth was also ranked #1   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Ranked 4th Most Bicycle-Friendly State

Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School Posted on Oct 30

Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School

The Baker-Polito Administration, MassDOT and Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program officials, students, parents and local leaders came together in Bedford today to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the John Glenn Middle School. The improvements created new infrastructure to support   …Continue Reading Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Oct 25

MassDOT is pleased to announce the winners of the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest. Submissions from Brockton High School and Brookline High School were awarded the grand prize for the freshman/sophomore, and junior/senior categories, respectively. Runner up awards went to a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

Fitchburg: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements at South Street Elementary School Posted on Oct 18

Fitchburg: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements at South Street Elementary School

MassDOT through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program, today joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the operational completion of pedestrian accessibility and safety improvements at the South Street Elementary School in Fitchburg. The improvements created new infrastructure to support walking and bicycling   …Continue Reading Fitchburg: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements at South Street Elementary School

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Complete Streets Funding for Road, Sidewalk and Bike Infrastructure Upgrades in 22 Communities Posted on Oct 1

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Complete Streets Funding for Road, Sidewalk and Bike Infrastructure Upgrades in 22 Communities

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Legislature, and local officials announced the third round of awards through the Complete Streets Funding Program. A ceremony was held in Chelmsford to formally award a total of $7.8   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards Complete Streets Funding for Road, Sidewalk and Bike Infrastructure Upgrades in 22 Communities

MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability Posted on Sep 28

MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced today the official launch of the new Massachusetts Municipal Resource Guide, a resource document that provides cities and towns the tools and information they need to plan and develop transportation projects and pedestrian networks that support   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability

Baker-Polito Administration Supports 49 Community Recreational Trail Projects Posted on Sep 19

Baker-Polito Administration Supports 49 Community Recreational Trail Projects

Today, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced $1.8 million in 49 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants to community trail projects throughout the Commonwealth, which will construct over 10 miles of new trails and structures and will improve over 150 miles of existing recreational trails within the   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Supports 49 Community Recreational Trail Projects

Somerville: Sullivan Square Transportation Public Forum September 25th Posted on Sep 19

Somerville: Sullivan Square Transportation Public Forum September 25th

Do you live, work, socialize or commute in and around Sullivan Square? Are you interested in helping weigh options  for future transportation improvements in the area? Join MassDOT, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), and the cities of Boston, Everett, and Somerville for an interactive   …Continue Reading Somerville: Sullivan Square Transportation Public Forum September 25th

MassRIDES to Commuters: Change Your View Posted on Sep 15

MassRIDES to Commuters: Change Your View

Change your view! Exhausted from a long, stressful, and congested commuter view each weekday? Change  your view. Join the thousands of Massachusetts commuters who are opting to switch from a single occupancy vehicle to a more sustainable mode of transportation on September 22nd as part   …Continue Reading MassRIDES to Commuters: Change Your View

Moving Together 2017 Conference: September 28th Posted on Aug 29

Moving Together 2017 Conference: September 28th

MassDOT’s 2017 Moving Together Conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, September 28, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington. This annual statewide healthy transportation conference offers attendees the opportunity to: Attend workshops and panels that highlight current pedestrian,   …Continue Reading Moving Together 2017 Conference: September 28th