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Baker-Polito Administration Files New Legislation to Improve Road Safety 

4/26/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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MassDOT Announces $5.3 Million in Shared Winter Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards 

4/22/2021 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Funding provided to 36 municipalities and two public transit agencies for new trail connections, bus shelters, traffic calming, bikeshare stations, and areas for outdoor dining and community activities

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MassDOT, Boston Properties Highlight New Operational and Safety Improvements at Route 128/Interstate 95 Interchange Ramp and Roadways in Waltham 

4/09/2021 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Improvements completed ahead of schedule and include modifications to the Interstate 95 northbound on-ramps and off-ramps for exit 43A (Old exit 27A), roadway reconstruction operations, and traffic signal installations

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Guest Post - MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Walk This Way 

4/08/2021 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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MassDOT Announces $2.8 Million in Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Program Funding Awards 

3/02/2021 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Funding provided to 17 municipalities and two public transit agencies for new bikeshare facilities, new sidewalks, safe winter walking for seniors, areas for outdoor dining and community activities, and placemaking initiatives

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MassDOT Advisory Update: Wilmington - Overnight Right Lane Closures on Interstate 93 Southbound 

2/19/2021 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Temporary closures will take place from 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, through 9 a.m. on Sunday, February 21. Right lane on Route 125 westbound and the on-ramp from Route 125 to Interstate 93 southbound remain closed since the bridge strike.

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Governor Baker Signs $16 Billion Transportation Bond Bill 

2/17/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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MassDOT Announces $3.2 Million in Shared Winter Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards 

2/03/2021 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Funding provided to 21 municipalities for new bikeshare facilities, new sidewalks, areas for outdoor dining and community activities, and a new accessible walkway along the Assabet River.

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Baker-Polito Administration Files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funding, Highlights Fiscal Year 2022 Local Aid Proposal 

1/25/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Funding will support municipal transportation projects and help local cities and towns improve their infrastructure

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MassDOT Announces $3 Million in Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Program Funding Awards 

12/28/2020 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Funding provided for lighting and spaces for outdoor commerce, new and safer facilities for bicyclists and pedestrians, connections to schools and senior centers, and new bus facilities in Brockton, Lynn, Somerville, and Boston

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Massachusetts, New England States, and D.C. Commit to Groundbreaking Regional Program to Reduce Pollution, Invest in Clean Transportation 

12/21/2020 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

All Transportation and Climate Initiative States Remain Active in Program, Commit to Continued Collaboration

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MassDOT Announces Nearly $1.7 Million in Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Grant Program Funding Awards 

12/10/2020 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Funding awarded for newer and safer facilities for bicyclists and pedestrians, connections to schools and senior centers, and lighting for outdoor commerce

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