MassDOT and the MBTA are holding the 13th annual “Fill-A-Bus” new toy donation program next week, December 9 – 13. Please donate a new, unwrapped toy when the Fill-A-Bus visits your community! The Fill-A-Bus program benefits MSPCC – Mass Society for the Prevention of Cruelty …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA: Fill-a-Bus with Toys!
Governor Deval Patrick announced today that the MBTA will launch late-night bus, subway and light rail service beginning next spring. “A vibrant economy demands a public transit system that caters to the residents, students and tourists it serves,” said Governor Patrick. “Extending service on weekend …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Late Night MBTA Service
MBTA ridership for October 2013 increased by nearly 3% over October 2012, and totaled 36.228 million passenger trips. According to MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott, “Our October numbers represent the highest monthly ridership recorded since the beginning of the MBTA.” Average daily ridership for October …Continue Reading MBTA October Ridership Jumps
At the turn of the last century, South Station included 28 tracks, as seen in this view of the tracks and original train shed in 1904 (photo courtesy Detroit Publishing Company). 18 of the original tracks were demolished during the construction of the Post Office …Continue Reading Engineering a New South Station Rail System
MassDOT’s design/build contractor for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project will continue work beginning Monday, December 2. The work will require day and night lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound throughout the project limits. Daytime closures will be limited to single lanes. Nighttime closures may …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Project: December 2 Update
MassDOT Registrar of Motor Vehicles Rachel Kaprielian has announced birthday postcards will begin appearing in mailboxes this week across the Commonwealth to reminder drivers whose licenses expire in the month of December to renew online or head to a branch for a new picture. “The …Continue Reading RMV Restores License Renewal Mail Reminders
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Beginning on Wednesday, July 17, motorists will encounter a new traffic pattern at the I-90/I-95 interchange in Weston. The temporary change is intended to help alleviate traffic congestion. If a two-week trial period proves successful as models predict, the new traffic pattern will be made …Continue Reading Weston I-90/I-95 New Traffic Pattern Begin July 17
MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey today joined local officials to break ground on the new Wachusett Commuter Rail Station in West Fitchburg. The Wachusett Extension project will extend the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line 4.5 miles westerly to a new station at Wachusett in …Continue Reading West Fitchburg: New Wachusett Rail Station
MassDOT’s Registry of Motor Vehicles Division is now accepting applications for the 2013 Low Number License Plate Lottery. The annual drawing gives drivers a chance to win a plate from a low number cache that the Registry is able to make available each year. “We …Continue Reading Registry: Annual Low Number License Plate Lottery