The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is delivering good news to 96 projects across the Commonwealth this week as it releases $6 million in grants to 18 communities through its 2022 Complete Streets Funding Program, plus another $6.5 million to 78 applicants in its ongoing Shared Streets and Spaces program. MassDOT’s Complete Streets program incentivizes local […]
The Commonwealth's bids for this year's round of federal RAISE grants include Boston's Blue Hill Avenue busway, a bike and pedestrian bridge over the Mystic River, a transformation of the Lynnway in Lynn, and a fencing and surveillance project for the Connecticut River rail line in the Pioneer Valley.
On Wednesday evening, a follow-up public hearing on MassDOT’s proposed I-93 viaduct rehabilitation project found a significantly warmer reception from neighbors and elected officials after the state agency promised to prioritize sidewalk and crosswalk upgrades this year, before a major highway viaduct rehabilitation project begins in earnest. As reported previously, state highway officials came under […]