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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Governor Patrick Appoints Jeffrey Mullan Secretary, CEO of MassDOT Posted on Sep 15

Governor Deval Patrick today appointed Jeffrey Mullan as the Secretary & CEO of MassDOT, effective November 1.  Watch the Governor's message and visit the Governor's web page. 

South Coast Rail: Civic Engagement Continues Posted on Sep 15

South Coast Rail: Civic Engagement Continues

  The South Coast Rail Project will host the second of two civic engagement meetings in Fall River on Thursday, September 17.  An Executive Office of Transportation project team presentation will be followed by discussion.  Meeting date and location: September 17, Fall River Heritage State Park,   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Civic Engagement Continues

Sagamore Bridge Traffic Alert Posted on Sep 14

Sagamore Bridge Traffic Alert

  Starting today work on the Sagamore Bridge will reduce traffic from two lanes to one lane in each direction. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says deck repairs and paving on the Sagamore Bridge will continue through fall as weather permits. The project will resume in early spring   …Continue Reading Sagamore Bridge Traffic Alert

South Coast Rail Public Meetings Posted on Sep 11

South Coast Rail Public Meetings

The South Coast Rail Project will host two civic engagement meetings in Raynham and Fall River on September 14 and 17.  An Open House will allow participants to talk with the Executive Office of Transportation project team about the recently released Economic Development and Land Use Corridor Plan   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Public Meetings

Drivers, Cyclists: Take MassBike Traffic Safety Survey Posted on Sep 11

If you ride a bicycle or drive a vehicle in Massachusetts, you are invited to take the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) safety survey.  MassBike is collecting data to better understand what bicyclists and motorists know about the rules of the road, how they are actually   …Continue Reading Drivers, Cyclists: Take MassBike Traffic Safety Survey

Boston Cycling Celebration September 26-27 Posted on Sep 11

Boston Cycling Celebration September 26-27

You're invited to join the Boston Cycling Celebration on Saturday and Sunday, September 26-27.  Saturday, more than 200 top professional racers, including Olympic cyclists and national champions, will compete in high speed, fast-action racing in the TD Bank Mayor's Cup Pro Race at Boston City   …Continue Reading Boston Cycling Celebration September 26-27

Patriots Games: Take the Train Posted on Sep 11

Patriots Games: Take the Train

The New England Patriots' regular season home opener is Monday at 7PM, with heavy traffic expected as the game begins after rush hour.  To avoid the traffic, MBTA Commuter Rail again this year offers Special Train service from South Station and Providence Station for all home games   …Continue Reading Patriots Games: Take the Train

New Signs of Hoop Fame in Springfield Posted on Sep 10

New Signs of Hoop Fame in Springfield

Springfield renamed West Columbus Avenue "Hall of Fame Avenue" just in time for Friday's Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.    MassHighway crews jumped to the task of changing I-91 signs to show the way to the famed Avenue.    Michael Jordan joins four other   …Continue Reading New Signs of Hoop Fame in Springfield

MBTA Commuter Rail to Warwick Green Airport Posted on Sep 10

MBTA Commuter Rail to Warwick Green Airport

  The MBTA Board today approved an agreement with Rhode Island to operate commuter rail service beginning in 2011 to TF Green Airport in Warwick and to Wickford Junction in North Kingstown. The proposed service extends the current service 20 miles beyond Providence to Warwick   …Continue Reading MBTA Commuter Rail to Warwick Green Airport

RMV License Plate Lottery Winners Posted on Sep 9

RMV License Plate Lottery Winners

  Registrar Rachel Kaprielian announced the winners of the RMV's low number license plate lottery Tuesday following a live drawing on WBZ radio's "NightSide" program. This year a record 6,634 applicants competed for 168 low number registrations, including 151, 19F and 9969. Michael Hastings of   …Continue Reading RMV License Plate Lottery Winners