What could be better than April breaking the 70 degree mark? The beginning of May, because we’re getting ready for Bay State Bike Week! Every May, Massachusetts residents and bike commuters come together to celebrate human-powered, two-wheeled transportation during Bay State Bike Week. This year, …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week is Almost Here!
Students Across the Commonwealth Will Be Celebrating Massachusetts Walk and Bike To School Day on May 4th. Double knot those shoelaces, and pump up those tires as Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School day is fast approaching. This is the 7th consecutive year for the …Continue Reading Walk & Bike to School Day May 4th!
One of the primary goals of MassRIDES is to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality throughout the state. Massachusetts ranked fourth in the ‘Bicycle Friendly’ rankings last year, and has a number of options for alternative travel including buses, trains, carpooling, vanpooling, and walking. …Continue Reading Celebrate Earth Month with Green Commuting
The Baker-Polito Administration and Massachusetts Department of Transportation today announced a $12.5 million Complete Streets Funding Program and online program portal in an effort to encourage cities and towns in the Commonwealth to design and construct projects to make street networks safer and more efficient …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program
MassDOT and the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program are proud to announce that for the first time, a Massachusetts student has won the annual 5th Grade National Poster Contest sponsored by Saris. Caleb Piehl of Somerville’s Dr. Albert F. Argenziano School won first place …Continue Reading Massachusetts Student Receives National Bike Poster Award
Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito this week joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin, State Representative Tom Sannicandro, and Ameresco President George Sakellaris to celebrate the completion of the MassDOT Highway Right of Way Solar Photovoltaic Energy Program Phase IA. This program …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program
The bike parking facility of the State Transportation Building received a new, secure bike pump and stand this fall. Free and open to the public, MassDOT staff, local residents and visitors are welcome to use the pump located at 10 Park Plaza in Downtown Boston! …Continue Reading Permanent Bike Pump Station Installed at State Transportation Building
MassDOT as part of the GreenDOT sustainability policy is pleased to invite you to the 2015 Moving Together Conference! The conference is scheduled as follows: Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington, Boston This …Continue Reading 2015 Moving Together Conference: Join Us!
At busy Alewife Station, seven-foot tall kiosks built with 100 percent recycled materials offer MBTA users the space and information to recycle on the go. The two kiosks are part of a pilot program designed by MassRecycle in partnership with the MBTA, the Massachusetts Beverage …Continue Reading MBTA: Pilot Program to Increase Recycling
Take the Challenge! By participating in the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge commuters will improve air-quality by choosing more sustainable transportation options during the week-long promotion. This year, Massachusetts challenges you to explore your commuting options from September 20th-27th by choosing greener modes of transportation including …Continue Reading Clean Air Challenge: September 20-27