Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Transportation formalizes Healthy Transportation policy

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has issued a policy directive to require ways to increase what they call healthy transportation — walking, bicycling, and transit — for every project funded by MassDOT or with MassDOT design oversight to meet the state’s goal of tripling the miles traveled with active transportation by the year 2030. read more »

Boston bike laws toothless

Does anybody know the legal details of this? Apparently, Boston police can write tickets to cyclists they catch breaking the law, but, according to the Boston Herald, there’s no actual fine or other punishment.

Biking to school: Controversial

Free Range Kids blogs reports on the same old same old situation of a school banning bike riding and asks why biking to school became ‘controversial,’ this time in Arlington, MA (near Boston). And so it goes: Common sense — and the fact that this is one of the bikingest places in America — would read more »