Top

Landline Network Plan

Continue reading...

COVID-19 Response: Shared Streets

COVID-19 Resources Shared Streets COVID-19 Response: Shared Streets CHANGE FONT SIZE MAPC >> Resources >> Transportation Repurposing street space to accommodate increased walking, biking, dining, and retail As we begin to reopen and public health guidelines continue to encourage physical distancing, how can municipalities repurpose street space to accommodate increased demand for walking, biking, and […]

Continue reading...

Southborough Wachusett Aqueduct Connector

Southborough Connector Overview The Southborough Connector will provide a long needed closure of a key gap in our regional trail system between Pine Hill Rd and Sudbury Reservoir Trail. Three regional trails come together here on Route 30; the Bay Circuit Trail, Aqueduct Trail, and the Boroughs Trail. Status The central and largest section of […]

Continue reading...

Holliston Foot Trail

Holliston Foot Trail Overview The Holliston Greenbelt is an idea that dates back 30 years to connect many of the town’s open spaces and create a route between the recently completed Upper Charles Rail Trail and Ashland State Park. A spur trail would connect to Warren Woods in Ashland. The corridor is envisioned as a […]

Continue reading...

Ashland Park Connection

Ashland Park Connections Overview This project seeks to connect the proposed Upper Charles Trail through Hopkinton State Park to the Southborough commuter rail station. The Town of Ashland has recently completed the “Upper Charles Trail Routing Study” of which proposes a multi-use path from the Sherborn Line west to Hopkinton State Park. Status A site […]

Continue reading...

Weston Charles River & Riverside Access

Weston Charles River & Riverside Access Overview The overall goal of this project is to identify opportunities for providing a continuous trail along the Charles River in Weston. Due to the I-90/I-95 interchange, it’s not possible to continue the trail between Route 30 and Recreation Rd .Opportunities for trails to the north and south of […]

Continue reading...

Framingham Upper Charles Trail

Framingham Upper Charles Trail Overview The Upper Charles Trail is complete through Milford, Holliston, and a portion of Sherborn. The ultimate goal is to extend the trail to Framingham Centre and the commuter rail. Two potential alignments are identified here that should be evaluated further. In addition to the Upper Charles Trail, the entire South […]

Continue reading...

Cochituate Aqueduct

Cochituate Aqueduct Overview The Cochituate Aqueduct Trail extends from Newton to Natick. Recent trail clearing efforts have extended the trail as far west as Pickerel Pond. In order to create a connected network, it has been identified as part of the overall aqueduct trail network plan to extend the trail to the planned Cochituate Rail […]

Continue reading...

Transportation Finance Recommendations

OCTOBER 2019 Transportation Finance Recommendations Transportation, the backbone of a thriving economy, is crucial to every aspect of life in Massachusetts, connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, students to schools, and residents and visitors to cultural and recreational resources. A reliable, affordable, and well-connected transportation network is particularly essential to advancing the region’s equity […]

Continue reading...

Potential Impacts of Ride-Hailing on the Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT)

Potential Impacts of Ride-Hailing on the Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT) August 2019 The Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT) commissioned this study to evaluate whether BAT’s declining ridership in recent years is due to the growth in ride-hailing services or to other factors. Brockton’s recent decline in transit ridership reflects statewide and national trends that […]

Continue reading...