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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

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

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

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area Posted on Jul 20

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and MassDOT officials at a bridge replacement project in Braintree to underscore over $315 million invested by the Baker-Polito Administration in Fiscal Year 2017 in 40 roadway and bridge   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects Posted on Jul 18

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and MassDOT officials at a roadway reconstruction project in Salem to highlight over $250 million invested by the Baker-Polito Administration in Fiscal Year 2017 in 90 roadway and bridge projects benefiting 61 municipalities across   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects

MassDOT: “Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet” Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign Posted on Jul 14

MassDOT: "Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet" Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign

MassDOT has launched a new statewide safety campaign to raise awareness for the safety of motorists, pedestrians and cyclists who are sharing the streets.  This initiative seeks to help reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes involving pedestrian and cyclists. “This safety campaign highlights the   …Continue Reading MassDOT: “Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet” Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign

MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety Posted on Jul 7

MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety

MassDOT is pleased to announce that it has partnered with MassRIDES the Statewide Travel Options Program, The Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) and several Cape Cod resorts to provide a free bicycle safety training program for international students living and working on Cape Cod throughout the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety

Safe Routes to Schools Awards: 80 Schools, Community Organizations Honored Posted on Jun 29

Safe Routes to Schools Awards: 80 Schools, Community Organizations Honored

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today presented Safe Routes to School awards to officials from nearly 80 partner schools and community champions to recognize their efforts in fostering programs for students to safely walk and bike to school.  In addition,   …Continue Reading Safe Routes to Schools Awards: 80 Schools, Community Organizations Honored