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300+ Massachusetts Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day Posted on Oct 6

300+ Massachusetts Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day

Thousands of elementary and middle school students throughout Massachusetts joined students from around the world in celebration of walking to school for International Walk to School Day (iWalk) on Wednesday, October 4th. Massachusetts continues to be one of the top performing states with over 300   …Continue Reading 300+ Massachusetts Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day

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

MassDOT Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options Posted on Apr 12

MassDOT Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

MassDOT today celebrated over 200 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities at the seventh annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards ceremony. Attendees were recognized for their efforts in promoting active, healthy, and sustainable travel options programs at their local worksites. The event, held at   …Continue Reading MassDOT Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

Celebrate Earth Month with Green Commuting Posted on Apr 17

Celebrate Earth Month with Green Commuting

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

MassRIDES: Happy “NuYear”! Posted on Jan 19

MassRIDES: Happy "NuYear"!

Did you make a 2016 new year’s resolution? Perhaps less chocolate, less time on social media, spend less money, worry less? Cutting things out of our normal routines is hard, so why not add something to your daily mix? Since you already travel around town   …Continue Reading MassRIDES: Happy “NuYear”!

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

Car-Free Week: September 16-22 Posted on Aug 19

Car-Free Week: September 16-22

Mark your calendars! Massachusetts will celebrate a week of Car-Free activity from September 16th – 22nd. Massachusetts Car-Free Week is an extension of World Car-Free Day, an annual event which has quickly spread to over 1,000 cities in 40 countries around the globe. Car-Free Week   …Continue Reading Car-Free Week: September 16-22

MassDOT: Regional Transit Schedules on Google Maps Posted on Jul 29

MassDOT: Regional Transit Schedules on Google Maps

MassDOT has announced that for the first time all public transportation authorities in the Commonwealth including the MBTA and all 15 Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) have their routes and schedules fully accessible on Google Maps. MassDOT’s MassRIDES Statewide Travel Options Program led the effort, in   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Regional Transit Schedules on Google Maps

Bay State Bike Week: 14,000 Participants Posted on Jul 8

Bay State Bike Week: 14,000 Participants

MassDOT, MassRIDES and MassBike wrapped up a successful 4th annual Bay State Bike Week on Sunday, May 19th with more than 14,000 riders participating.  Bay State Bike Week is a statewide celebration of cycling, featuring bicycle-focused events that are coordinated at the local level and   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week: 14,000 Participants