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Telecommuting – is it “the fourth industrial revolution”?

According to today’s Boston Globe, this week is national #WorkFromHomeWeek.  Read about an ongoing study by Owl Labs and HubSpot, highlighting current research on the potential benefits to businesses and employees of telecommuting, including reducing traffic congestion, potential tax benefits and a reduction in the amount money spent on office space.  Is this going to […]

2019-08-02T08:34:12-04:00

Permanent, protected bike lane municipal ordinance – first of its kind!

Will your community be the next in Massachusetts to create a #CyclingSafetyOrdinance to provide bike riders with a protected lane on its streets?  Cambridge has designed an ordinance which provides for these separate, protected bike lanes when a street undergoes reconstruction or updating.  Would this work in any of the Merrimack Valley TMA communities?  Click […]

2019-07-31T10:42:37-04:00

MassDOT State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

 

 

 

 

 

The Baker-Polito administration recently released a $60 million capital investment plan for FY2019-2023, to implement the Commonwealth’s new State Bicycle Transportation Plan and State Pedestrian Transportation Plan.   To learn more about how […]

2019-07-31T10:39:22-04:00

Have you considered changing jobs or moving because of your commute?

According to a recent MassInc poll, many Massachusetts employees have considered changing jobs or moving due to issues around their commute, both financial and quality of life.  “Half of those with commutes over 45 minutes say they’ve recently considered changing jobs; 30% have considered leaving their area altogether.” Read more about what employers can learn […]

2019-07-31T10:47:48-04:00