Provided as part of the Shared Streets and Spaces Program, the new funding will allow MassDOT to advance transit-orientated development in Massachusetts, with a key focus on improving active travel infrastructure.
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Massachusetts authorities are planning some quick-build projects in a bid to extend the bus network in Boston and help to relieve some of the most congested areas of the city.
Both MassDOT and the MBTA are looking for riders in the Massachusetts Bay area to respond to the survey in order to ensure the data they have collected matches up with riders’ experiences.
The MBTA will commit to funding the Transit Priority Group for another year, as it looks to improve bus travel in Boston through bus lanes and signal priority.
As COVID-19 has changed the way that the residents of Greater Boston travel, ITDP's Julia Wallerce believes a major rethink in how space is divided between pedestrians, cars, and transit is needed.
Logan Nash, Director of Transit Technology at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Customer Technology Department, explains how the authority has applied modern principles of research, design and technology to build an internal dispatch app for its bus field staff, and the opportunities this presents for rider-facing technology.
Two cities in Massachusetts, U.S. are pioneering a municipal partnership to improve reliability and efficiency of their bus services.