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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

Draft 2019-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on May 15

Draft 2019-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2019-2023 and welcomes public comment until June 4, 2018. The STIP is a five-year investment program that prioritizes federal funds for improvements to our roadways, bridges, transit systems,   …Continue Reading Draft 2019-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program

Massachusetts Students Celebrate Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day Posted on May 4

Massachusetts Students Celebrate Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day

Thousands of elementary and middle school students all over the Commonwealth walked and rode their bikes to school in celebration of the annual Massachusetts Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day on May 2nd. This is the 9th consecutive year for the event, an initiative   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Students Celebrate Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day

MassDOT Safety Campaign: Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet! Posted on Apr 27

In Massachusetts, 1 in 4 deaths in motor vehicle crashes involve people walking or bicycling. Scan the street for wheels and feet, and do your part to help stop these crashes. One quick scan can make you, and those around you, safer on the road.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Safety Campaign: Scan the Street for Wheels and Feet!

MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Posted on Apr 23

MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the second annual Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 6, 2018 marking the official kickoff of MassDOT-sponsored outdoor events this season aimed at promoting healthy transportation. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll

MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month Posted on Apr 9

MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month

Did you know that the average Massachusetts commuter who logs their green trips in BayStateCommute.com reduces harmful emissions by the equivalent of 23 gallons of gas per month[1]? With the 48th annual Earth Month in full swing, now is a great time to try a   …Continue Reading MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Mar 23

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and local leaders today in Winthrop to celebrate $5.5 million being awarded to 23 communities through the Baker-Polito Administration’s Complete Streets Funding Program. These   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Feb 27

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced awards totaling $5.5 million to 23 communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multi-modal infrastructure improvement projects, as identified in each municipality’s submitted Complete Streets Prioritization Plan. “We are   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards