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Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement Posted on Sep 20

Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Department of Conservation of Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy, Senator Nick Collins, municipal officials, and local leaders in South Boston to highlight improvements to William J. Day Boulevard including a   …Continue Reading Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update Posted on Sep 19

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

MassDOT is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Pedestrian Transportation Plan is now available for public comment and an open house forum will take place on Thursday, September 20, in Boston. The Draft Plan is now available online. Members of the Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st Posted on Sep 19

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Don’t miss the 2018 Moving Together Conference! This years’ conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, November 1, 7:45 AM – 4:00 PM,  Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Sessions topics this year include: • Creating Mass Trails • Transforming the Waterfront •   …Continue Reading 2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone Posted on Sep 7

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and stakeholders at a ceremony in Peabody to celebrate the most recent round of Complete Streets grants where $7 million was awarded   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone

South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update Posted on Aug 27

South Boston:  William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update

MassDOT and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) are announcing that William J. Day Boulevard road reconstruction work in South Boston will continue this week, resulting in a roadway which will have one motor vehicle travel lane in each direction with bicycle and pedestrian   …Continue Reading South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update

New Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update Posted on Aug 23

New Frances "Fanny" Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update

MassDOT’s contractor is in the final phase of construction for the new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge connecting the Esplanade to Charles Circle. Crews will begin demolishing the existing bridge at 6:00 AM on Wednesday, August 29. The new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge will open to bicyclists and   …Continue Reading New Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update

Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Replacement: Storrow Drive Impacts Posted on Aug 22

Frances "Fanny" Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Replacement: Storrow Drive Impacts

MassDOT will implement lane and full closures on Storrow Drive in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge from Wednesday, August 29, to Sunday, September 16, to safely demolish the existing Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge above the roadway.  The closures will occur as follows: Wednesday, August   …Continue Reading Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Replacement: Storrow Drive Impacts

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Jul 13

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced awards totaling approximately $6.4 million to 22 communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multimodal infrastructure projects that improve accessibility for bicyclists, pedestrians, public transit users, and people using   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony Posted on Jun 26

MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony

MassDOT, through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program, celebrated the successes of SRTS partner schools and community champions at the Massachusetts State House. Over 100 award recipients were recognized at yesterday’s ceremony across four award categories. In addition, thirteen awards were given to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony

MassDOT Celebrates Northampton Bicycle/Pedestrian Underpass Opening Posted on Jun 7

MassDOT Celebrates Northampton Bicycle/Pedestrian Underpass Opening

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz, MassDOT staff, local leaders, and members of the public to celebrate the opening of a new bicycle/pedestrian underpass beneath the existing railroad line in Northampton. This new $4.4 million underpass in the area   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Northampton Bicycle/Pedestrian Underpass Opening