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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Governor Highlights Neponset River Bridge Repairs Posted on Jun 17

Governor Highlights Neponset River Bridge Repairs

Governor Deval Patrick today joined local leaders at the Neponset River Bridge to highlight state investment in repairs to the bridge as part of the Administration's Massachusetts Works program promoting job growth and long-term economic recovery. The $35 million rehabilitation of the Neponset River Bridge,   …Continue Reading Governor Highlights Neponset River Bridge Repairs

Major Announcement Moves South Coast Rail Forward Posted on Jun 17

Major Announcement Moves South Coast Rail Forward

As part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's commitment to the South Coast Rail economic development and transportation project, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has closed on the legal transaction with CSX Transportation to acquire the rail lines necessary for the restoration of commuter rail service   …Continue Reading Major Announcement Moves South Coast Rail Forward

Major Climate and Transportation Initiative Launched Posted on Jun 16

Massachusetts joined with ten U.S. states and the District of Columbia in announcing the creation of the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) – a new regional transportation approach that will help states build the clean energy economy of the future. The group, which includes top   …Continue Reading Major Climate and Transportation Initiative Launched

Green Line Extension: Environmental Report Posted on Jun 15

Green Line Extension: Environmental Report

Posted by: Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager I am pleased to report that MassDOT today is submitting a Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Green Line Extension project to the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs.  The document will be noticed in   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Environmental Report

Dewey Square Farmers Market Near South Station Posted on Jun 15

Dewey Square Farmers Market Near South Station

The Boston Public Market Association celebrates the official opening of the farmers market at Dewey Square near South Station on Tuesday, June 22nd.  Ceremonies at 12:15 will include a cooking demonstration and live music while celebrating a State grant that makes possible electronic Supplemental Nutrition   …Continue Reading Dewey Square Farmers Market Near South Station

MBTA Seeks “Dump the Pump” Day Commuters Posted on Jun 11

The MBTA is seeking commuters willing to "Dump the Pump" and take public transportation to work in Boston as part of the Fifth Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 17.  Ten eligible candidates chosen will be provided a free 10-day commuter pass   …Continue Reading MBTA Seeks “Dump the Pump” Day Commuters

Meetings Announced for Morton and River Street Bridges Posted on Jun 10

Meetings Announced for Morton and River Street Bridges

Posted by Matt Hopkinson, Project Manager If you live in Mattapan or Hyde Park, you’ve probably heard about the upcoming replacement of the bridges that carry Morton Street and River Street across the MBTA tracks.  At both locations, Governor Patrick’s Accelerated Bridge Program (ABP) will   …Continue Reading Meetings Announced for Morton and River Street Bridges

RMV Annual License Plate Lottery Posted on Jun 10

RMV Annual License Plate Lottery

MassDOT's Registry of Motor Vehicles will begin accepting applications for the 2010 Low Number License Plate Lottery on Monday, June 14, 2010.  Applicants in this year's drawing will be vying for 179 of the most sought after Massachusetts license plates, including R12, F17 and 55A.   …Continue Reading RMV Annual License Plate Lottery

Safe Walk to School in North Andover Posted on Jun 10

Safe Walk to School in North Andover

Students in North Andover were among thousands of students across the Commonwealth participating in Walk and Bicycle to School Day in May, as proclaimed by Governor Deval Patrick.  MassDOT's Safe Routes to School team visited Thomson Elementary School in North Andover where students celebrated the   …Continue Reading Safe Walk to School in North Andover

Route 146 Improvements Advance Posted on Jun 9

Route 146 Improvements Advance

Governor Deval Patrick today announced the design of Route 146 improvements in Sutton is moving forward and will be completed by year's end with construction to begin in 2011.  The improvements include turning lanes and traffic signal upgrades and will address the heavily-congested Route 146-Boston   …Continue Reading Route 146 Improvements Advance