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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue Posted on Jan 31

Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue

MassDOT next week continues its series of public meetings in Amherst, Pittsfield, and North Dartmouth to present two transportation planning documents: a Long-Range Transportation Plan, “weMove Massachusetts (WMM): Planning for Performance,” and the first draft of its five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for FY2014-FY2018. The   …Continue Reading Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue

Improving South Station, Shaping Neighborhoods Posted on Jan 30

Improving South Station, Shaping Neighborhoods

First and foremost, the South Station Expansion project is about providing better transportation service: more train tracks and redesigned platforms; upgraded switches, signals, and other infrastructure; and new amenities.  Taken together, these improvements will all make traveling through South Station more convenient, reliable, pleasant, and   …Continue Reading Improving South Station, Shaping Neighborhoods

MassRMV 857-DOT-8000 Customer Line Offers New Options Posted on Jan 29

MassRMV 857-DOT-8000 Customer Line Offers New Options

This week MassDOT’s Registry of Motor Vehicles Division, under the guidance of Registrar-Designate Celia J. Blue, began offering a ‘virtual hold’ service for its call center customers to pair with the newly introduced voice command menu which allows customers to conduct RMV business in their   …Continue Reading MassRMV 857-DOT-8000 Customer Line Offers New Options

MassDOT Seeks Public Feedback: Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Posted on Jan 28

MassDOT Seeks Public Feedback: Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass

MassDOT will hold its first of six public meetings Wednesday evening in Boston and Worcester on two recently released transportation planning documents for public review: a Long-Range Transportation Plan, “weMove Massachusetts (WMM): Planning for Performance,” and the first draft of its five-year Capital Investment Plan   …Continue Reading MassDOT Seeks Public Feedback: Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass

Burns Bridge Project Ahead of Schedule Posted on Jan 28

Burns Bridge Project Ahead of Schedule

The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Replacement Project reached a milestone in late January as work is ahead of schedule. The first half of the new Burns Bridge is now open.  The structure is currently carrying two lanes of eastbound traffic and two lanes of   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge Project Ahead of Schedule

RMV Extends Medical Self-Certification Deadline to April Posted on Jan 24

RMV Extends Medical Self-Certification Deadline to April

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles today announced it is extending the January 30 deadline for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders to meet the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s requirement that CDL & Commercial Permit holders provide their licensing jurisdiction with their self-certification information and a   …Continue Reading RMV Extends Medical Self-Certification Deadline to April

MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29 Posted on Jan 24

MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29

Beginning on January 29, MassDOT will convene a series of six public meetings to present the MassDOT five-year Capital Investment Plan and weMove Massachusetts: Planning for Performance, the Commonwealth’s Long-Range Transportation Plan. The meeting locations and dates are as follows: Wednesday, January 29, 6:00-8:00pm, State   …Continue Reading MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29

Green Line Extension Art Program Announced Posted on Jan 23

Green Line Extension Art Program Announced

The Green Line Extension project is pleased to announce that MassDOT & the MBTA have released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of commissioning multiple artists to design an integral art program for the GLX stations.  Designs for the first three stations to   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Art Program Announced

Grounding McGrath Final Report Available Posted on Jan 22

Grounding McGrath Final Report Available

The Grounding McGrath Study final report is now available.  Its primary recommendation is to remove the McCarthy Overpass in Somerville and replace it with a six-lane at-grade urban boulevard.  The recommended improvements to the McGrath Highway will be paired with the MBTA Green Line Extension   …Continue Reading Grounding McGrath Final Report Available

E-ZPass Sign Up: Revere Posted on Jan 21

E-ZPass Sign Up: Revere

MassDOT and the City of Revere have scheduled upcoming E-ZPass sign-up sessions ahead of the transition to All Electronic Tolling on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass program at the following locations: Saturday, January 25, 9am-3pm,   …Continue Reading E-ZPass Sign Up: Revere