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MassTrails: Applications due February 1 for Bike and Pedestrian Trail Projects Competitive Funding Posted on Jan 9

MassTrails: Applications due February 1 for Bike and Pedestrian Trail Projects Competitive Funding

MassDOT is reminding the public that February 1, 2019 is the application deadline for funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s MassTrails Program, a competitive funding program which will allow municipal and public entities to expand and connect networks of off-road, shared-use pathways and recreational trails in   …Continue Reading MassTrails: Applications due February 1 for Bike and Pedestrian Trail Projects Competitive Funding

MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online Posted on Dec 21

MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online

MassDOT is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Bicycle Transportation Plan is now available for public comment.  Members of the public may review the plan and provide feedback online. MassDOT is focused on making the Commonwealth’s transportation system more sustainable – to make it safe for   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online

Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update Posted on Dec 18

Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that the vertical flex posts which separate the bicycle lanes and vehicular travel lanes on the Longfellow Bridge will remain in place on a storm by storm basis this winter in order to allow MassDOT to evaluate   …Continue Reading Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update

Commission on the Future of Transportation Releases Recommendations Aimed to Move More People, Reduce Emissions in the Commonwealth Posted on Dec 14

Commission on the Future of Transportation Releases Recommendations Aimed to Move More People, Reduce Emissions in the Commonwealth

Today, the Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth released its two-part report on transportation needs and challenges facing the Commonwealth between 2020 and 2040. The Commission was established by Executive Order No. 579, signed by Governor Charlie Baker in January 2018, to   …Continue Reading Commission on the Future of Transportation Releases Recommendations Aimed to Move More People, Reduce Emissions in the Commonwealth

Longfellow Bridge Winter Update: Bicycle Lane Flex Posts to be Removed Posted on Dec 10

Longfellow Bridge Winter Update: Bicycle Lane Flex Posts to be Removed

MassDOT has announced that in order to promote safe multimodal travel and ensure optimal snow clearing operations during the winter months, crews will be removing the vertical flex posts which separate the bicycle lanes and vehicular travel lanes on the Longfellow Bridge beginning the evening   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Winter Update: Bicycle Lane Flex Posts to be Removed

Pedestrian, Bike Path: Phase 2 of the Cambridge-Watertown Greenway Posted on Dec 5

Pedestrian, Bike Path: Phase 2 of the Cambridge-Watertown Greenway

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver today joined Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy, elected officials, local leaders, and transportation advocates at an event in Cambridge highlighting the start of construction on Phase 2 of the Cambridge – Watertown Greenway.   …Continue Reading Pedestrian, Bike Path: Phase 2 of the Cambridge-Watertown Greenway

Boston: Morton Street Public Meeting December 19th Posted on Dec 3

Boston: Morton Street Public Meeting December 19th

MassDOT has scheduled a Design Public Hearing to discuss proposed Morton Street intersection improvements in Boston as follows: Wednesday, December 19, 7:00pm, Mattapan Library Branch, 1350 Blue Hill Avenue The proposed intersection improvements are located at the following three intersections: Morton Street at Harvard Street;   …Continue Reading Boston: Morton Street Public Meeting December 19th

MassDOT Announces Applications for New Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Project Funding Posted on Nov 27

MassDOT Announces Applications for New Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Project Funding

MassDOT is pleased to announce that applications can now be made for the new round of infrastructure project funding for the Safe Routes to School Program.  Money is used for proposed projects that seek to provide safe travel routes between schools and other destinations and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Applications for New Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Project Funding

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award Posted on Nov 14

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is pleased to announce that the $318 million Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project has received the American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Project Award. This major construction project consisted of replacing the existing Whittier Bridge as well as widening and   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award

MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide Posted on Nov 5

MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has posted online the draft Massachusetts Municipal Resource Guide for Bikeability so the public may comment on the Commonwealth’s effort to provide cities and towns the tools and information needed to provide safe, comfortable, and convenient bike   …Continue Reading MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide