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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Wonderland Transit Center Opening Posted on Jun 30

Wonderland Transit Center Opening

The Patrick-Murray Administration today celebrated the opening of the new Wonderland Intermodal Transit Center, a $53.5 million project shepherded to completion with federal, state and local support and a shared vision for smart transit-oriented development for Revere’s Waterfront Square. The centerpiece of the project is   …Continue Reading Wonderland Transit Center Opening

Governor Patrick Dedicates Westfield Bridges Posted on Jun 29

Governor Patrick Dedicates Westfield Bridges

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey, state and local officials and members of the community to dedicate the Great River Bridges project in downtown Westfield. The $80 million project completed in May includes a new bridge and reconstruction of   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Dedicates Westfield Bridges

Worcester: Burns Bridge Public Meeting Posted on Jun 28

Worcester: Burns Bridge Public Meeting

MassDOT will hold a Public Information Meeting for the  Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Replacement Project at the following time, date, and location: Tuesday, July 10, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Worcester Technical High School – Conference Center, 1 Skyline Drive The meeting will provide an   …Continue Reading Worcester: Burns Bridge Public Meeting

Green Line Extension Update Posted on Jun 28

Green Line Extension Update

Potential interim offset mitigation measures to compensate for delays in implementing the Green Line Extension project have now been posted to the Green Line Extension website under 'Hot Documents' at http://www.greenlineextension.org/documents.html. Such measures are required by 310 CMR 7.36: Transit System Improvements, which governs the   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Update

MBTA Fare, Service Changes Begin Sunday, July 1 Posted on Jun 27

MBTA Fare, Service Changes Begin Sunday, July 1

The MBTA Fare and Service Changes approved by the MBTA Board to balance the fiscal year 2013 budget take effect on Sunday, July 1. The final proposal approved by the Board followed more than two months of public meetings where 6,000 customers weighed in on   …Continue Reading MBTA Fare, Service Changes Begin Sunday, July 1

Tall Ships, 1812 Bicentennial, July 4th Traffic, Parking Posted on Jun 26

The Massachusetts State Police, the Department of Conservation and Recreation, MassDOT, and Massport have announced traffic and parking restrictions for state roads and reservations for the upcoming Tall Ships Festival-1812 Bicentennial Event and the July 4th Esplanade celebration.  The complete list of parking and traffic   …Continue Reading Tall Ships, 1812 Bicentennial, July 4th Traffic, Parking

MBTA Schedules: Tall Ships Festival, 4th of July Posted on Jun 26

MBTA Schedules: Tall Ships Festival, 4th of July

The MBTA expects thousands of additional riders during Boston's Tall Ships Festival over the upcoming holiday weekend, Friday, June 29, through Sunday, July 1, and leading up to Wednesday, July 4.    Customers are urged to take public transportation to and from Fourth of July   …Continue Reading MBTA Schedules: Tall Ships Festival, 4th of July

Worcester: Burns Memorial Bridge Groundbreaking Posted on Jun 25

Worcester: Burns Memorial Bridge Groundbreaking

Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey along with state and local officials for the groundbreaking of the Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge project in Worcester, one of the signature projects moving forward as part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's   …Continue Reading Worcester: Burns Memorial Bridge Groundbreaking

RMV Encourages Organ Donor Enrollment Posted on Jun 21

MassDOT and Registry of Motor Vehicles Registrar Rachel Kaprielian join the New England Organ Donor Bank in encouraging all Massachusetts License and ID holders to be an organ and tissue donor.  If you are not yet a donor, you may sign up online for no   …Continue Reading RMV Encourages Organ Donor Enrollment

Boston Symphony Sponsors Free Tolls Friday Posted on Jun 20

Boston Symphony Sponsors Free Tolls Friday

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey announced today that tolls for both eastbound and westbound drivers at the Allston/Brighton toll plaza (Interchange 19) on the Massachusetts Turnpike will be free for travelers Friday evening, June 22, 5:00-6:00 p.m., thanks to a partnership with the   …Continue Reading Boston Symphony Sponsors Free Tolls Friday