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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Lt. Governor: Historic CSX Rail Agreement Posted on Sep 23

Lt. Governor: Historic CSX Rail Agreement

Incoming MassDOT Secretary and CEO Jeff Mullan joined Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray and CSX leaders at this week's Greater Boston Chamber government affairs forum.  The Lieutenant Governor at that forum announced completion of an historic rail agreement with CSX.  Read his comments below. by Lieutenant   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor: Historic CSX Rail Agreement

Environmental Justice Mural Posted on Sep 22

Environmental Justice Mural

Transportation Secretary James Aloisi joins environmental justice advocates and youth from the Roxbury-based organization Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE) this evening to unveil the installation of a commemorative mural at the State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza.  Youth and adult ACE members created the   …Continue Reading Environmental Justice Mural

On the Web: New Look of Transportation Progress Posted on Sep 22

On the Web: New Look of Transportation Progress

The Office of Transportation Planning has launched a new standardized, easy-to-use web design for major transit projects.  The website design developed by an in-house expert team of Planning and Information Technology employees will be consistent and user-friendly for the public while also being cost efficient   …Continue Reading On the Web: New Look of Transportation Progress

Fed Stimulus “Green” Grants: MBTA, Lowell Posted on Sep 22

Fed Stimulus “Green” Grants: MBTA, Lowell

MBTA and Lowell Regional Transit Authority projects aimed at reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are among 43 nationwide to receive federal stimulus American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding.  The Massachusetts projects awarded funding by the Federal Transit Administration's Greenhouse Gas and Energy   …Continue Reading Fed Stimulus “Green” Grants: MBTA, Lowell

I-495 Lowell Accelerated Bridge Project Posted on Sep 22

I-495 Lowell Accelerated Bridge Project

The Patrick-Murray Administration announced the $36.9 million reconstruction of both the northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 495 in Lowell is moving forward as part of the historic $3 billion, eight-year Accelerated Bridge Program.  The "design-build" project will repair six bridges- two over the Boston & Maine and MBTA   …Continue Reading I-495 Lowell Accelerated Bridge Project

Fed Stimulus Grants Target Rail, Bus, Water Posted on Sep 21

Fed Stimulus Grants Target Rail, Bus, Water

A state of the art transportation hub in New Bedford and the Route 28x bus rapid transit project are two of four federal stimulus grant applications announced by the Patrick Administration's Office of Infrastructure Investment. The proposals submitted to the U.S. Department of Transportation include two submitted by   …Continue Reading Fed Stimulus Grants Target Rail, Bus, Water

MBTA: New Station Maps Posted on Sep 21

MBTA: New Station Maps

The MBTA today kicked off a program to replace the MBTA’s outdated system maps.  The new updated system maps are more customer-friendly, including for the first time ever connections to key bus routes to and from subway stations.  One of Boston’s busiest stations, Government Center, below   …Continue Reading MBTA: New Station Maps

EOT Developers Deliver Results Posted on Sep 18

In July 2009, the Executive Office of Transportation launched the EOT Developers Page beta as part of the Patrick Administration’s commitment to comprehensive transportation reform and creating a modern, efficient, and customer-friendly transportation system.   The EOT Developers page has released information and data about Massachusetts transportation agencies   …Continue Reading EOT Developers Deliver Results

New MassDOT: Quality, Efficiency, Innovation Posted on Sep 18

New MassDOT: Quality, Efficiency, Innovation

Governor Deval Patrick this week met with Jeff Mullan prior to the Governor's appointment of Mullan as the Secretary and CEO of MassDOT, effective November 1.   Mullan will work closely with Transportation Secretary James Aloisi in the coming weeks to implement the Governor's transportation reform vision   …Continue Reading New MassDOT: Quality, Efficiency, Innovation

Jeff Mullan: MassDOT Promises Customer Focus Posted on Sep 16

Jeffrey Mullan begins his duties as the Secretary & CEO of MassDOT, effective November 1. Governor Patrick appointed Mullan yesterday. Watch Jeff's message of commitment to efficiency, innovation, and customer service. Visit the Governor's web page to learn more.  We encourage your comment and conversation   …Continue Reading Jeff Mullan: MassDOT Promises Customer Focus