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MassDOT Hosting Annual Moving Together Conference: Thursday, October 24 Posted on Oct 4

MassDOT Hosting Annual Moving Together Conference: Thursday, October 24

MassDOT is announcing that the 2019 Moving Together Conference is scheduled to be held on Thursday, October 24, from 7:45 a.m., to 4:30 p.m. at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.  The purpose of the conference is to bring together professionals from the active transportation field   …Continue Reading MassDOT Hosting Annual Moving Together Conference: Thursday, October 24

MassDOT Launches New Safe Routes to School Signs and Lines Program Posted on Oct 1

MassDOT Launches New Safe Routes to School Signs and Lines Program

MassDOT is announcing the launch of the new Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Signs and Lines Program. The program provides design services and funding for low-cost infrastructure projects in areas immediately surrounding public elementary and middle schools across the Commonwealth. The Signs and Lines Program   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches New Safe Routes to School Signs and Lines Program

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Fanny Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Posted on Sep 10

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Fanny Appleton Pedestrian Bridge

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy, and local leaders in Boston to celebrate the Francis “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge which crosses over Storrow Drive between the Charles   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Fanny Appleton Pedestrian Bridge

2019 Moving Together Conference: October 24th Posted on Sep 10

2019 Moving Together Conference: October 24th

The 2019 Moving Together Conference has been scheduled as follows: Thursday, October 24, 7:45 AM-4:00 PM, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza The conference will include workshops and panels that highlight current pedestrian, bicyclist and public transportation topics. Attendees will be able to network   …Continue Reading 2019 Moving Together Conference: October 24th

MassDOT Releases State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans Posted on Jul 19

MassDOT Releases State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, local officials, and transportation advocates at a groundbreaking event in Natick to release the State Bicycle Transportation Plan and State Pedestrian Transportation Plan and to celebrate the start   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

Allston Multimodal Project Public Meetings Set Posted on Jul 11

Allston Multimodal Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has scheduled Allston Multimodal Project Public Information Meetings as follows: Framingham: Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Framingham City Hall (Memorial Building), Blumer Room , 150 Concord Street. Worcester: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Worcester Technical High   …Continue Reading Allston Multimodal Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards Posted on May 10

MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards

MassDOT is pleased to announce that a total of 14 municipalities have received infrastructure project awards through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program. The selected projects are distributed across the Commonwealth, with at least one project located in each MassDOT Highway District. Projects   …Continue Reading MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards

MassDOT Announces Bay State Bike Week Events Posted on May 10

MassDOT Announces Bay State Bike  Week Events

MassDOT is encouraging members of the public to participate in one of the many special events for Bay State Bike Week in Massachusetts during the week of May 13, including the following activities in several communities: Monday, May 13 – Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Bay State Bike Week Events

MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science Posted on May 8

MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science

MassDOT has announced the reconfiguring of lanes of travel on Charles River Dam Road in Boston and Cambridge, including the Craigie Bridge, in order to improve safety for the public. In June, crews will begin activities to reconstruct the roadway so there will be two   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science

Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward Posted on Jan 11

Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward

MassDOT has announced that DW White is the apparent low bidder for its upcoming project to build a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The path will accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians and will extend from Mattapoisett Neck Road to Depot Street. This new path will be the   …Continue Reading Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward