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Monthly Archives: January 2010

MassDOT Aeronautics Reaching Out Posted on Jan 22

MassDOT Aeronautics Reaching Out

Posted by Christopher J. Willenborg MassDOT Aeronautics Division Administrator The MassDOT Aeronautics Division this month partnered with the Massachusetts Airport Management Association (MAMA) for their first quarterly general membership meeting, hosted at Worcester Regional Airport.  MAMA is one of the largest aviation stakeholders group in   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics Reaching Out

Milton, Mattapan Safety Projects Advance Posted on Jan 21

Milton, Mattapan Safety Projects Advance

Governor Deval Patrick today announced that funding has been approved for critical roadway intersection and sidewalk improvement projects in Mattapan and Milton. The $750,000 Mattapan project will include reconstruction of the intersection of Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard, including realignment of the multiple road intersection   …Continue Reading Milton, Mattapan Safety Projects Advance

Weston Toll Plaza Changes Posted on Jan 21

Weston Toll Plaza Changes

In response to customer feedback, MassDOT today announced improvements at the I-90 East Weston toll plaza near I-95/Route 128 that add two extra Fast Lanes during peak commuter and traffic hours.  Effective immediately during the morning commute as many as five Fast Lanes may be   …Continue Reading Weston Toll Plaza Changes

Historic Bridges Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Jan 21

Historic Bridges Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT will hold a public information meeting on the River Street Bridge & Western Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation project at the following date, time, and location: Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 6:00-8:00PMHonan-Allston Branch Library, 300 North Harvard Street, Allston The meeting will provide an overview of the   …Continue Reading Historic Bridges Project Public Meeting Set

Study: South Coast Rail Improves Environment Posted on Jan 20

Study: South Coast Rail Improves Environment

Posted by Kristina Egan, South Coast Rail Project Manager As part of the environmental work on the South Coast Rail project, MassDOT has completed more than 5,000 pages of technical information on a dozen aspects of the project.  The project’s newest report addresses secondary and   …Continue Reading Study: South Coast Rail Improves Environment

MassDOT Community Forums Posted on Jan 20

MassDOT Community Forums

MassDOT as part of its You Move Massachusetts Civic Engagement Initiative today announced it will hold a series of community forums on transportation across the Commonwealth.  The January forum is scheduled for: Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 5:30-6:45PM Framingham Town Hall, Blumer Room, 150 Concord St.,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Community Forums

STRAP Grants Boost Public Safety Posted on Jan 20

The Patrick-Murray Administration has given formal approval to Small Town Road Assistance Program (STRAP) grants for critical road reconstruction projects in Ashburnham, Avon, Becket, Monroe, and New Marlborough.  The MassDOT grants of up to $500,000 target projects that improve public safety and promote economic development   …Continue Reading STRAP Grants Boost Public Safety

MBTA: Public Tips Lead to Arrest Posted on Jan 20

MBTA: Public Tips Lead to Arrest

Posted by Paul MacMillan, ChiefMBTA Transit Police Department The MBTA Transit Police Department and the Cambridge Police Department would like to sincerely thank the public for their assistance in helping to identify an individual who was wanted by both agencies. It is alleged that this   …Continue Reading MBTA: Public Tips Lead to Arrest

MBTA Bus Route 39 Improvements Posted on Jan 19

MBTA Bus Route 39 Improvements

The MBTA is planning major service improvements along Bus Route 39, one of MBTA's busiest routes operating between Forest Hills and the Back Bay.  The public is invited to a meeting to review recommendations for the proposed improvements at the following date, time, and location:   …Continue Reading MBTA Bus Route 39 Improvements

MassDOT Moves on Healthy Transportation Posted on Jan 19

The Healthy Transportation Compact kick-off meeting will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, January 20th from 3-5pm, Massachusetts Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, 3rd Floor Conference Room #2. The Healthy Transportation Compact is a key requirement of the transportation reform law. The goals include expanding mobility,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Moves on Healthy Transportation