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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Green Line Extension Project Milestone Posted on Jul 30

Green Line Extension Project Milestone

Posted by Kate Fichter, MassDOT Green Line Extension Project Manager We are pleased to tell you about an important milestone for the Green Line Extension project reached today. The comment period for the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Green Line Extension project ended   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Project Milestone

Public Meetings for Innovative Bridge Projects Posted on Jul 30

Public Meetings for Innovative Bridge Projects

Posted by Shoukry Elnahal, Deputy Chief Engineer for Bridges & Tunnels Next week MassDOT will hold public meetings regarding two design-build projects that will utilize rapid construction methods to minimize construction-related congestion and complete construction safely and quickly. •    A design public hearing will be   …Continue Reading Public Meetings for Innovative Bridge Projects

Whittier Bridge Public Meeting Posted on Jul 29

Whittier Bridge Public Meeting

A Public Information Meeting for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project has been set for the following date and location: Thursday, August 12, 6:30 – 8:30 PM Hilton Senior Center39 Lafayette Road, Salisbury The purpose of this meeting is to present the public with an update   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Public Meeting

Billerica Bridge Naming Honors Highway Leader Posted on Jul 27

Billerica Bridge Naming Honors Highway Leader

Governor Deval Patrick has signed a bill into law designating the Nashua Road Bridge on Route 4 over the Concord River in Billerica as the John F. Leary Bridge. The designation honors Leary, a Billerica resident who served for nearly 47 years as legal counsel   …Continue Reading Billerica Bridge Naming Honors Highway Leader

MBTA Bus Routes Real-Time Data Major Expansion Posted on Jul 27

MBTA Bus Routes Real-Time Data Major Expansion

Posted By Joshua Robin, Director of Innovation, MBTA This week, the MBTA took the next step in helping bus riders answer the question, "where's the bus?" Building on General Manager Richard Davey's commitment to unlock real-time bus information this summer, the MBTA began releasing data   …Continue Reading MBTA Bus Routes Real-Time Data Major Expansion

MBTA Accessibility Leader Marks ADA Anniversary Posted on Jul 26

MBTA Accessibility Leader Marks ADA Anniversary

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act to improve public access for people with disabilities and protect them from discrimination.  And it is a special day for Gary Talbot, MBTA's Assistant General Manager for Systemwide Accessibility, and not just because of   …Continue Reading MBTA Accessibility Leader Marks ADA Anniversary

MassDOT Supports Trooper Safety, Safe Roads Initiatives Posted on Jul 23

MassDOT Supports Trooper Safety, Safe Roads Initiatives

MassDOT Highway Administrator Luisa Paiewonsky and Registrar Rachel Kaprielian joined Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray and Massachusetts State Police Colonel Marian J. McGovern as Colonel McGovern announced steps to improve traffic safety and keep state troopers safe.  Five troopers have been hit, one fatally, by motor   …Continue Reading MassDOT Supports Trooper Safety, Safe Roads Initiatives

RMV Partnership Restores Services in Framingham Posted on Jul 22

RMV Partnership Restores Services in Framingham

MassDOT officials today opened an RMV branch at the AAA Southern New England in Framingham. The opening restores local registry services to Metro West residents and is the third AAA office to offer its members the opportunity to renew licenses and registrations following a successful   …Continue Reading RMV Partnership Restores Services in Framingham

MBTA Parking Made Simple Posted on Jul 22

MBTA Parking Made Simple

MBTA General Manager Richard Davey visited the West Natick Commuter Rail Station today to demonstrate the new and easy way to pay for parking at T lots.  The visit is also the latest stop on his "Join the GM" series of sessions along with his   …Continue Reading MBTA Parking Made Simple

Worcester Project Boosts Public Safety Posted on Jul 20

Worcester Project Boosts Public Safety

Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today announced that the first phase of infrastructure improvements to Worcester's Emergency Operations Center and the Leary Regional Training Facility is moving forward.  The improvements will include enhanced pedestrian and emergency vehicle access at the site, which is also home to   …Continue Reading Worcester Project Boosts Public Safety