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Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed Posted on Nov 22

Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed

MassDOT Highway Division District 5 has announced that the multi-use pedestrian and bicycle path project, from Washington Street to Orange Street, on Nantucket is now complete. The path was constructed along an abandoned railroad berm between Goose Pond and Nantucket Harbor. The $2.4 million project   …Continue Reading Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed

Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School Posted on Oct 30

Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School

The Baker-Polito Administration, MassDOT and Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program officials, students, parents and local leaders came together in Bedford today to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the John Glenn Middle School. The improvements created new infrastructure to support   …Continue Reading Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Oct 25

MassDOT is pleased to announce the winners of the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest. Submissions from Brockton High School and Brookline High School were awarded the grand prize for the freshman/sophomore, and junior/senior categories, respectively. Runner up awards went to a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

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