- ACCESS BOSTON
2000-2010 Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced that Boston will undertake
an innovative citywide strategic transportation plan, Access Boston, to chart
a multi-modal approach to enhance and manage Boston‚s transportation networks
while addressing the importance of community preservation, environmental conservation,
and access to greenspace. Call 617.635.2075
- ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
The Society endeavors to preserve the high ethical standards of the civil
- Better bike facilities
at your work "Bicycle User Groups (BUGs) get started in workplaces for
many different reasons, but they often focus on promoting bikes as a healthy,
safe and environmentally conscious way to commute to work."
- Boston Transportation
Department The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) monitors and regulates
traffic and parking for approximately 785 miles of roadway and 3,708 public
streets in the City of Boston.
- Boston MPO - Park
and Ride Lots The Massachusetts Highway Department (MassHighway), Massachusetts
Turnpike Authority (MassPike), and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
(MBTA) operate park-and-ride lots throughout the commonwealth. Many of these
lots are conveniently located along major highways; all-day parking is often
- Buidling Smart Infrastructure to Serve Travel... A critical goal of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), therefore, is to develop an intelligent transportation infrastructure -- a communication and information backbone -- that will enable ITS products and services to work not only as strong individual players, but as a powerful and effective team to save time and lives and improve quality of life.
- Car Free Movement
- Community Free Bike Programs
If you have questions or expertise about community bike programs, please join
the email-based Community Bike Forum. The discussion focuses on community
bike, earn-a-bike, free-bike, bike library and other forms of cooperative
- Dave's Bicycling
Page From one rider to another, here are some links to important cycling
sites in Massachusetts and New England.
- FHWA Innovative Finance
- GATRA Home Page Greater Attleboro
Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)
- Getting bike lanes
and bike facilities in you... "Bike lanes serve many functions on a residential
street. While it helps cyclists feel safer and more welcome, it also helps
to slow down traffic speeds as well."
- Innovative Transportation
Technologies main i... The purpose of this website is to provide information
about unconventional (therefore innovative) transportation technologies.
- ISTEA: A Poisonous
Brew for American Cities Will travel be faster and easier in the 21st
century, or will traffic be bogged down by a cumbersome central planning process
that creates more urban congestion and gridlock? The answer depends on how
Congress acts on the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA).
Passed in 1991 and recently extended for six months, the act is to be reauthorized
early next year.
- Land Use and Public Transportation...
This guide is an introduction to the new topic of public transportation-compatible
land uses. It gives insights to exploring new approaches to resolving old
- MassBike Home Page The
purpose of MassBike is to promote the bicycle as a safe, healthful, enjoyable,
efficient, and environmentally sound means of transportation, to seek to establish
an atmosphere which enhances those desirable qualities of bicycle transportation,
and to serve and protect the interests of the bicycling public.
Bike Path Info MASSHIGHWAY ENCOURAGES YOU TO GET OUT OF YOUR CAR AND BIKE
MASSACHUSETTS! Under the Weld-Cellucci Administration, 52 miles of off road
bikeway projects have been completed bringing the Commonwealth's total bikeway
mileage to 266!
t's Vehicle Alternative Fuel Programs Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division
of Energy Resources David L. O'Connor, Commissioner
- MBTA On-Line: Massachusetts Bay Transportatio...
Committed to excellence, the MBTA strives to provide safe, accessible, dependable,
clean and affordable transportation to our valued customers, through the dedication
of its diverse and talented workforce.
- National Station Car Association's Web
Inform... Station cars will become a mobility system, including electric
vehicles for access to mass transit and other stations. Eventually, a station
could be at any point that requires high and regular access such as a college
campus, a business park, an airport, or a dense residential area.
- Parking Management
Confronted with traffic growth and congestion problems, the city of Lyon constructed
a Metro and introduced a balanced parking control system in the city centre
coupled with environmental enhancement.
- SRPEDD HomePage The Southeastern Regional
Planning and Economic Development District serves 27 cities and towns in southeastern
Massachusetts. SRPEDD does planning for transportation, economic development,
environmental protection and land use and runs the Southeastern Massachusetts
- TransAct--Transportation Action Network
Excellent website that monitors transportation advances into the millennium.
- Transportation Event
Case Study - Bike to Work "was originally modelled after Boulder, Colorado's
Bike To Work Day, and then Toronto's Bike To Work Day in 1989. Bike To Work
Week (BTWW) has been happening in Toronto since 1990."
- Transportation Event
Case Study - Nightriders "The seed for NightRiders was planted at a visioning
session of the Toronto City Cycling Committee's Bicycle Commuter Programme
in the summer of 1994. Alison Field felt that concerns about safety kept many
people, particularly women, off Toronto's bike trails at night."
- Transporation Demand Management
- Description... Transportation Demand Management is the use of incentives,
disincentives, and market devices to shift travel into non-motorized or higher-occupancy
modes, reduce or eliminate the need to travel, and/or shift travel onto less
raffic Calming Homepage - Portland, Oregon
- Transportation Event
Ideas "Here is a quick list of some of the more creative ways to promote
transportation options. All of these ideas are proven successful events that
your group can consider organizing."
- walking "Walking
is important not only because it is part of every trip, but it still represents
the main form of travel for the young, old, the disabled, the poor, the tourist,
the ill, the environmentalist and the romantic - in other words, the majority."
- Welfare Reform and
Transportation: There is a...Connection, by Carol Harbaugh and Theresa