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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program Posted on Feb 1

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program

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

Massachusetts Student Receives National Bike Poster Award Posted on Nov 30

Massachusetts Student Receives National Bike Poster Award

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

Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program Posted on Oct 23

Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program

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

Permanent Bike Pump Station Installed at State Transportation Building Posted on Oct 12

Permanent Bike Pump Station Installed at State Transportation Building

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

2015 Moving Together Conference: Join Us! Posted on Oct 10

2015 Moving Together Conference: Join Us!

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!

MBTA: Pilot Program to Increase Recycling Posted on Sep 23

MBTA: Pilot Program to Increase Recycling

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

Clean Air Challenge: September 20-27 Posted on Sep 18

Clean Air Challenge: September 20-27

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

MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training Posted on Aug 9

MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training

MassDOT’s efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and save energy costs have taken another step forward. In late July, 65 MassDOT employees took an eco-driving training course through four small-group sessions in Boston, Northampton and Taunton. David Kestenbaum, Director of Certification for Sustainable Transportation at   …Continue Reading MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training

GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth Posted on Jun 24

GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth

Engineering works have begun on another solar farm on MassDOT’s highway right-of-way on Route 3 in Plymouth. Once complete the site will be home to 649 kilowatts of solar voltaic panels, enough to power approximately 120 Massachusetts homes. Contractors were on site in June installing   …Continue Reading GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth

Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation Posted on May 12

Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation

Massachusetts was recognized today for its many bicycle initiatives ranking 4th in the nation as a Bicycle Friendly State by the League of American Bicyclists. “This is a tremendous recognition of our collective efforts and the many initiatives in place throughout the Commonwealth which have   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation