GM, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler have announced that they support the federal government’s attempt to roll back fuel economy standards. Honda, Ford, BMW and Volkswagen have stuck with California’s stricter fuel economy standards. Fourteen states follow California’s fuel economy standards, including Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Colorado,… Read More »Thinking of a New Car??
On November 30, 2018, there were multiple accidents on Norwood Street, a fast, winding, narrow, heavily traveled artery. According to MassDOT crash data for the three most recently available years, it appears the number of accidents on Norwood Street outnumbered accidents on most other roads in Sharon by a factor… Read More »Sidewalks, Bike Paths, Parking at the Train Station – Transportation News in Sharon
My wife and I purchased a Chevy Volt LT last November. It’s a plug-in hybrid car with a gasoline generator that greatly extends its range. A plug-in hybrid car differs from an ordinary hybrid car in that its battery can be charged by plugging it into an electrical outlet… Read More »A car powered by sunshine
Sharon is becoming more walk-able and bike-able, thanks to a new initiative called Complete Streets. A Complete Street is one that provides safe and accessible options for all travel modes – walking, biking, transit and vehicles – for people of all ages and abilities. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)… Read More »Sharon Streets are Becoming More Accessible!
The Sustainable Sharon Coalition and MassRIDES are here to help you improve your commute and reduce the number of solo drivers on our roads. MassRIDES is a free program of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) designed to help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality and mobility. Improving your… Read More »Green Commuting: MassDOT Programs Worth Considering