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MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “Scan the Street” Posted on Jun 23

MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: "Scan the Street"

With the number of motor vehicle crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists on the rise, MassDOT is launching a campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety. The goals of the campaign are to encourage Massachusetts residents to “be aware” of others on the road and, ultimately, change people’s   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “Scan the Street”

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Jun 15

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT joined students, parents, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Glover Elementary School in Milton. The improvements were constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT Celebrates North Andover Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Jun 8

MassDOT Celebrates North Andover Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of the Safe Routes to School bicycle and pedestrian improvements at the North Andover Middle School in North Andover. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and supported through   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates North Andover Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

Students Celebrate Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day Posted on May 3

Students Celebrate Massachusetts Walk and Bike 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 8th Annual Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day. This year, a record of more than 300 schools participated in the event. “Inspiring   …Continue Reading Students Celebrate Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day

MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians Posted on May 2

MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians

MassDOT is continuing to focus on accessibility for bicyclists and pedestrians with state-wide planning efforts underway and with a series of events and initiatives designed to encourage active transportation options. MassDOT is in the process of updating its two comprehensive active transportation blueprints; a revamped   …Continue Reading MassDOT Focus: Accessibility for Bicyclists, Pedestrians

Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7 Posted on Apr 20

Holyoke, South Hadley: "Roll and Stroll" Festival May 7

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the first ever Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 7, marking the official kickoff of Bay State Bike Week 2017. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will showcase the health,   …Continue Reading Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7

Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st Posted on Jan 25

Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st

Put on your winter hats, scarves, mittens, and lace up those boots because Wednesday, February, 1st is the second annual Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Winter Walk to School Day! All Massachusetts public elementary and middle schools are invited to register! This event is a   …Continue Reading Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st

MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Oct 5

MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT today joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Jordan/Jackson Elementary School in Mansfield. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

Cambridge: MassDOT Installs Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons to Improve Pedestrian Safety Posted on Sep 6

Cambridge: MassDOT Installs Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons to Improve Pedestrian Safety

MassDOT has installed two new pedestrian hybrid beacons at the intersection of Land Boulevard and Cambridge Parkway which are intended to improve pedestrian safety in the area. A pedestrian hybrid beacon is designed to warn drivers at an unsignalized location that they are at a   …Continue Reading Cambridge: MassDOT Installs Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons to Improve Pedestrian Safety