Local Schools Celebrate International Walk to School Day!

Although the morning of October 8th was rainy, dozens of children, their parents, and teachers still walked to school to celebrate International Walk to School Day. Many schools participated, including Hathaway (our highlighted school this year), Kempton, Parker, Renaissance, Betsy B. Winslow, and Roosevelt – children exercised in groups beforehand […] Read more »

Teaching Teens About Nutrition and Built Environment through the Mayor’s Learn & Serve Program

For the second summer in a row, Mass in Motion New Bedford partnered with the Mayor’s Learn and Serve program, spending nine hours a week for six weeks leading three groups of teenagers (14-15 years old)  on community service projects to help them build a variety of readiness skills, including […] Read more »

New Bedford Bicycle Committee Receives Donation from Narragansett Bay Wheelmen

The New Bedford Bicycle Committee was honored and proudly accepts another generous donation from the regional cycling organization, Narragansett Bay Wheelmen. The committee has received donations in the past which allowed them to purchase bicycle safety items such as helmets and locks.  These items were distributed throughout the community during many […] Read more »

New Bedford Installs 15 New Bike Racks

The City of New Bedford continues to make efforts towards creating a more bicycle friendly community by installing 15 new bike racks throughout the City. The new racks were installed in Fall 2013 with funding provided by the Office of Housing and Community Development.  Residents can now find bicycle racks […] Read more »

Mass in Motion participates in Mayor’s “Learn and Serve” Summer Youth Program

The City of New Bedford and New Directions kept over 40 youth busy this summer in the Mayor’s Learn and Serve Summer Youth Program.  The six-week program for 14 and 15 year olds required students to complete community service projects while developing work readiness skills.  Students were selected to participate in one of five […] Read more »