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Monthly Archives: October 2012

South Station Expansion Open Houses Posted on Oct 17

South Station Expansion Open Houses

MassDOT is leading an effort to improve and expand Boston South Station, and we want to invite your participation and hear your ideas. We are planning opportunities for you to meet us and provide input, beginning with two project open houses to be held just   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Open Houses

MBTA: Franklin Line Safety Blitz Posted on Oct 16

MBTA: Franklin Line Safety Blitz

The MBTA Transit Police and local police departments along the MBTA Franklin Line within the past week conducted an operation called the Franklin Line Safety Blitz.  The operation was intended to educate the public about the risks of trespassing on the railroad’s right of way.   …Continue Reading MBTA: Franklin Line Safety Blitz

Boston I-93 Overnight Lane Closure October 16-17 Posted on Oct 13

MassDOT's enhanced maintenance schedule will require complete lane closures of Interstate 93 Northbound through Boston from 11 pm, Tuesday, October 16 until 5:30 am, Wednesday, October 17. I-93 Northbound traffic will be detoured off the highway at Exit 16 (Southampton Street Exit) to Frontage Road   …Continue Reading Boston I-93 Overnight Lane Closure October 16-17

Disparity Study Public Meetings Set Posted on Oct 12

MassDOT invites the public to attend its Business Community Meetings to discuss the launch of its Affirmative Market Analysis and Disparity Study. Join MassDOT, Massport, and the MBTA as they discuss MassDOT’s Affirmative Analysis and Disparity Study and upcoming contracting opportunities. The first business community   …Continue Reading Disparity Study Public Meetings Set

Transportation Future Meetings: Fitchburg, Lowell Posted on Oct 12

Transportation Future Meetings: Fitchburg, Lowell

MassDOT next week will continue statewide public meetings, engaging with residents, community leaders and business owners to discuss the future of transportation in the Commonwealth. Representatives from each division of MassDOT – RMV, Highway, Aeronautics and MBTA/Rail and Transit – will be available to answer   …Continue Reading Transportation Future Meetings: Fitchburg, Lowell

National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 14-20 Posted on Oct 11

National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 14-20

MassDOT Registrar of Motor Vehicles Rachel Kaprielian will join law enforcement and local safety advocates on Friday, October 12 to kick-off National Teen Driver Safety Week in the Commonwealth. The nationally observed week focuses on parental involvement in driver’s education, junior operator programs, increasing seat   …Continue Reading National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 14-20

MassDOT Goal: Triple Travel by Bicycle, Transit, Walking Posted on Oct 9

MassDOT Goal: Triple Travel by Bicycle, Transit, Walking

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today in Springfield announced a statewide mode shift goal of tripling the share of travel in Massachusetts by bicycling, transit and walking.  With the mode shift goal MassDOT will be able to foster improved quality of life by   …Continue Reading MassDOT Goal: Triple Travel by Bicycle, Transit, Walking

Transportation Future Public Meeting: Amherst Posted on Oct 8

Transportation Future Public Meeting: Amherst

MassDOT this week will continue a series of statewide public meetings in Amherst.  The meetings, including those held last week in Worcester and Pittsfield, left, are engaging residents, community leaders and business owners to discuss the future of transportation in the Commonwealth. This week's meeting   …Continue Reading Transportation Future Public Meeting: Amherst

Carver: Solar Project along Route 44 Posted on Oct 5

Carver: Solar Project along Route 44

MassDOT Highway Administrator Frank DePaola joined Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Mark Sylvia today in Carver to celebrate a 99 kilowatt solar project located on MassDOT property along Route 44.  The solar project installed by SolareAmerica is just the third project in the nation   …Continue Reading Carver: Solar Project along Route 44

I-93 North: Weekend Overnight Construction Posted on Oct 5

MassDOT has scheduled lane closures from the I-93 Northbound exit of the O'Neill Tunnel to the southern joint of the Zakim Bridge at 10 p.m. Friday night until Saturday morning at 10 a.m. and again Saturday night at 10 p.m. to Sunday at 10 a.m.   …Continue Reading I-93 North: Weekend Overnight Construction