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Monthly Archives: March 2010

MBTA Orange Line Cell Phone Service Posted on Mar 26

MBTA Orange Line Cell Phone Service

MBTA General Manager Richard Davey announced a customer convenience for Orange Line riders providing for the first time wireless telephone services along the entire Orange Line underground corridor.  Orange Line customers can use their wireless devices from end to end of the orange line, including   …Continue Reading MBTA Orange Line Cell Phone Service

Davey Promises Focus on Safety, Service Posted on Mar 26

Richard A. Davey is the new MassDOT Rail and Transit Administrator and MBTA General Manager.  Governor Deval Patrick and MassDOT Secretary and CEO Jeffrey Mullan this week appointed Davey to the MassDOT Rail and Transit Administrator post, followed by his appointment by the MassDOT Board   …Continue Reading Davey Promises Focus on Safety, Service

Governor’s First Hand Look: MBTA Control Center Posted on Mar 24

Governor’s First Hand Look: MBTA Control Center

Governor Patrick today toured the MBTA Operations Control Center with MassDOT Secretary & CEO Jeff Mullan and newly-appointed MassDOT Rail and Transit Administrator Richard Davey.  The Governor has recommended that Davey as part of his duties be appointed MBTA General Manager, pending MassDOT Board approval   …Continue Reading Governor’s First Hand Look: MBTA Control Center

Check Out Student Safe Driving Videos Posted on Mar 23

Check Out Student Safe Driving Videos

Dozens of Commonwealth high school students and schools have answered the call on YouTube and posted their best safe driving videos. MassDOT RMV Registrar Rachel Kaprielian last month joined Mary Elizabeth Heffernan, Secretary of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS), to announce   …Continue Reading Check Out Student Safe Driving Videos

Davey Appointed MassDOT Rail & Transit Administrator Posted on Mar 22

Davey Appointed MassDOT Rail & Transit Administrator

Governor Deval Patrick and MassDOT Secretary and CEO Jeffrey Mullan today appointed Richard A. Davey as MassDOT’s new Rail and Transit Administrator. Davey will oversee the Commonwealth’s 15 Regional Transit Authorities and MassDOT’s freight and passenger rail program. As part of his Administrator responsibilities, Governor   …Continue Reading Davey Appointed MassDOT Rail & Transit Administrator

MassDOT Community Forum- Greenfield Posted on Mar 22

MassDOT Community Forum- Greenfield

MassDOT as part of its You Move Massachusetts Civic Engagement Initiative is holding a series of community forums on transportation across the Commonwealth.  The next forum is scheduled for: Tuesday, March 23, 6:00- 7:30PM Greenfield High School, One Lenox Avenue, Greenfield The location is fully   …Continue Reading MassDOT Community Forum- Greenfield

Residents Discuss Mitchell River Bridge Project Posted on Mar 19

Residents Discuss Mitchell River Bridge Project

Posted by Shoukry Elnahal, MassDOT Deputy Chief Engineer, Bridges & Tunnels MassDOT held a well-attended public hearing on March 18 at the Chatham Community Center, in which our design team presented design plans for the replacement of the Mitchell River Bridge and listened to comments   …Continue Reading Residents Discuss Mitchell River Bridge Project

Green Line Service in Newton Restored Today Posted on Mar 19

Green Line Service in Newton Restored Today

Just four days after flood waters completely washed out 60 feet of rail bed beneath Green Line tracks in Newton, the MBTA is ready to restore train service between Reservoir and Newton Highlands Stations. Thanks to the remarkable efforts of crews working around the clock   …Continue Reading Green Line Service in Newton Restored Today

MassDOT Flood Impact: Friday AM Update Posted on Mar 19

MassDOT is providing the latest information as of Friday morning regarding state roadways affected by this week's storm.  See the latest list below.  Wayland – Route 20 at Rte 27 remains closed at Wayland Center.  There remains local closures on Route 27 between Wayland and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Flood Impact: Friday AM Update

MassDOT, Federal Partners Focus on Innovation Posted on Mar 19

MassDOT, Federal Partners Focus on Innovation

A top priority for MassDOT is delivering construction projects safely, quickly, and efficiently to reopen roads and bridges faster and reduce inconvenience for drivers and residents. That means exploring all new, innovative ways to streamline project delivery. And this week, MassDOT joined the Federal Highway   …Continue Reading MassDOT, Federal Partners Focus on Innovation