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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Charles River Basin Bridges Web Page Debuts Posted on Oct 7

Charles River Basin Bridges Web Page Debuts

MassDOT today debuted a comprehensive Charles River Basin Bridges web page, a one-stop place to find the latest information on the historic Accelerated Bridge Program projects to rehabilitate bridges along the Charles River.  The projects are funded by more than $400 million from the Patrick-Murray   …Continue Reading Charles River Basin Bridges Web Page Debuts

MassDOT Board Honors Heroic MBTA Employees Posted on Oct 6

MassDOT Board Honors Heroic MBTA Employees

By Richard A. Davey, MassDOT Rail & Transit Administrator and MBTA General Manager Today, we take a moment to recognize three MBTA employees, whose recent actions have been credited by many for saving the lives of up to six people. On Monday morning, September 20th,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Honors Heroic MBTA Employees

Innovative Bridge Project Shows Progress Posted on Oct 4

Innovative Bridge Project Shows Progress

During the next few weeks, drivers on Route 2 and 2A in Phillipston will watch a cutting-edge bridge project take shape, funded by the Patrick-Murray Administration's historic Accelerated Bridge Program. MassDOT’s design/build team has set up temporary supports for the new superstructure being built to   …Continue Reading Innovative Bridge Project Shows Progress

International Walk to School Day October 6 Posted on Oct 4

International Walk to School Day October 6

MassDOT encourages students, parents and school officials to celebrate International Walk to School Day this Wednesday, October 6, as part of the Safe Routes to School Program, which works with students, parents, school staff and local police in 115 communities and more than 340 schools   …Continue Reading International Walk to School Day October 6

MBTA “Real-Time” Information: Subways Posted on Oct 1

MBTA “Real-Time” Information: Subways

Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray today announced the availability of real-time train location and arrival information for the MBTA's Orange, Red, and Blue Lines.  Lieutenant Governor Murray made the announcement after riding the Orange Line to Ruggles Station.  Following the successful release of real-time information for   …Continue Reading MBTA “Real-Time” Information: Subways

MBTA Bus Ridership Sets Record Posted on Oct 1

MBTA Bus Ridership Sets Record

The average daily ridership on MBTA buses set a record in August. The average of 390,000 daily riders on MBTA buses in August is the highest monthly average on record.  System-wide, average weekday ridership for August 2010 increased by 4.5% over August 2009, the largest   …Continue Reading MBTA Bus Ridership Sets Record

Blackstone Valley Bike Path Moves Forward Posted on Oct 1

Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray today announced $15 million in Accelerated Bridge Program funds for design and construction of the first segment of the Blackstone Valley Bike Path.  Once completed, the proposed 48-mile trail will connect Worcester to Providence.  Improvements to this path will also   …Continue Reading Blackstone Valley Bike Path Moves Forward