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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Three State Toll Violation Agreement Posted on Aug 4

Three State Toll Violation Agreement

MassDOT today announced agreements with New Hampshire and Maine enabling all three states to impose sanctions on FastLane/E-ZPass toll violators across each other’s state lines.  Enforceable penalties now include registration suspension (Maine) and denial of vehicle registration renewal (New Hampshire and Massachusetts). The tri-state reciprocity   …Continue Reading Three State Toll Violation Agreement

MBTA Transit Police National Accreditation Posted on Aug 3

MBTA Transit Police National Accreditation

Posted by Paul S. MacMillan, MBTA Transit Police Chief I am pleased to announce that the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) has voted unanimously to grant full re-accreditation status to the MBTA Transit Police Department. CALEA grants this status to law enforcement   …Continue Reading MBTA Transit Police National Accreditation

Healthy Transportation Options: Bike Share Posted on Aug 3

Healthy Transportation Options: Bike Share

The next time you need to get around Boston – consider the healthy transportation option of the Hubway bike share system!  Bicycling offers ‘healthy, green and fun’ travel option. MassDOT Secretary and CEO Jeff Mullan says “Our 'GreenDOT' policy initiative has demonstrated a strong commitment   …Continue Reading Healthy Transportation Options: Bike Share

Green Line Extension Design Documents Posted on Aug 3

Green Line Extension Design Documents

Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager Helpful materials from the recent Station Design Workshops are now available for your review and download from the Green Line Extension website. We appreciate your participation in the Workshops and hope that these materials are helpful   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Design Documents

Medford I-93 Bridges: August 5-8 Construction Posted on Aug 3

Medford I-93 Bridges: August 5-8 Construction

The Medford I-93 "93Fast14" project has now completed 12 of 14 bridges and continues on the 9th weekend of bridge replacements with the focus on the I-93 South bridge over Riverside Avenue.  The work will take place between 7:45 PM Friday, August 5th and 5:00   …Continue Reading Medford I-93 Bridges: August 5-8 Construction