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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Aeronautics: Pittsfield Airport Improvements Posted on Oct 31

Aeronautics: Pittsfield Airport Improvements

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey joined local, state and federal officials to celebrate the completion of the runway expansion and safety improvements project at the Pittsfield Municipal Airport, a $22.5 million investment in the Commonwealth’s aviation infrastructure. “Transportation infrastructure investment is a hallmark   …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Pittsfield Airport Improvements

MBTA Seeks Commuter Rail Expansion Public Input Posted on Oct 31

MBTA Seeks Commuter Rail Expansion Public Input

The MBTA plans to increase service on the Framingham/Worcester Line and seeks your suggestions for train times on the expanded schedule. With 13,000 customers riding with us every weekday—and growing— this expansion will build on the additional peak train departures introduced last fall and spring.   …Continue Reading MBTA Seeks Commuter Rail Expansion Public Input

MassDOT Seeks Interest: Parking Availability Under I-93 Posted on Oct 31

MassDOT Seeks Interest: Parking Availability Under I-93

MassDOT has issued a Request for Information (RFI) from businesses, non-profit institutions, real estate developers, and community organizations interested in utilizing 10 or more parking spaces at the 432 space parking facility currently under construction beneath a large elevated portion of the I-93 South East   …Continue Reading MassDOT Seeks Interest: Parking Availability Under I-93

Governor Patrick Announces MBTA Silver Line Expansion Posted on Oct 30

Governor Patrick Announces MBTA Silver Line Expansion

Governor Deval Patrick today announced the extension of Silver Line service to connect South Station and the Seaport District with East Boston and Chelsea and also announced funding for construction of the Chelsea Greenway. “Growth requires investment, and connecting the people of Chelsea directly to   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces MBTA Silver Line Expansion

Moving Together Conference Success Posted on Oct 30

Moving Together Conference Success

MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey welcomed nearly 500 attendees from across the state and New England region to MassDOT’s 13th annual Moving Together Conference promoting healthy transportation opportunities.  This year’s conference theme: Transit + Walking + Bicycling = Mobility. Secretary Davey highlighted the Commonwealth’s $1.3   …Continue Reading Moving Together Conference Success

Governor Announces Cape Flyer Permanent Seasonal Service Posted on Oct 29

Governor Announces Cape Flyer Permanent Seasonal Service

Governor Deval Patrick today announced that MassDOT will support annual seasonal rail service to the Cape via Cape Flyer. Following the success of the 2013 Cape Flyer weekend rail service from Boston to Hyannis, MassDOT, working with the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, (CCRTA) will   …Continue Reading Governor Announces Cape Flyer Permanent Seasonal Service

Aeronautics: High School Real World Design Challenge Posted on Oct 29

Aeronautics: High School Real World Design Challenge

MassDOT’s Aeronautics Division and state coordinator Steve Rawding are pleased to present the annual Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) aviation design competition for high school students in grades 9 through 12, enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The Real World Design Challenge provides high   …Continue Reading Aeronautics: High School Real World Design Challenge

MassDOT Celebrates Easthampton Manhan Bridge Opening Posted on Oct 28

MassDOT Celebrates Easthampton Manhan Bridge Opening

MassDOT Highway Administrator Frank DePaola today joined state and local officials, MassDOT staff members, and local and local business leaders to celebrate the opening of the Manhan Bridge in Easthampton. The Route 10 Manhan Bridge in Easthampton opened to traffic five weeks ahead of schedule   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Easthampton Manhan Bridge Opening

MassDOT Board Approves Boston Back Bay Development Posted on Oct 28

MassDOT Board Approves Boston Back Bay Development

MassDOT’s Board of Directors has authorized MassDOT Secretary and Chief Executive Officer Richard A. Davey to execute an agreement with ADG Scotia, a team of Weiner Ventures and Samuels & Associates, for  Parcels 12 and 15, located in Boston’s Back Bay at the intersection of   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Boston Back Bay Development

Newton Multi-Use Path Moves Forward Posted on Oct 25

Newton Multi-Use Path Moves Forward

Newton Mayor Setti D. Warren and MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey signed a 99-year lease agreement that will clear the way for the conversion of an abandoned railroad into a multi-use path in the Upper Falls village. The route will follow a one-mile   …Continue Reading Newton Multi-Use Path Moves Forward