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Monthly Archives: February 2014

MassDOT “BusPlus” New Regional Service Announced Posted on Feb 28

MassDOT “BusPlus” New Regional Service Announced

MassDOT in coordination with Greyhound Lines, Inc., today announced new regional transportation services beginning in early March as part of the new BusPlus program to increase the intercity and commuter transportation options available across the Commonwealth and all of New England. BusPlus is a public/private   …Continue Reading MassDOT “BusPlus” New Regional Service Announced

Plan Ahead: I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions Through Boston Posted on Feb 26

Plan Ahead: I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions Through Boston

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and MassDOT today announced four significant weekend lane restrictions on the Massachusetts Turnpike planned to support the removal of the Prudential Tunnel ceiling, an asset owned and maintained by the MCCA. The restrictions will reduce traffic to one lane   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions Through Boston

RMV “Virtual Hold” a Win for Customers Posted on Feb 26

RMV “Virtual Hold” a Win for Customers

The MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles new ‘virtual hold’ service is a huge success for RMV customers, saving callers an estimated total of 1.8 million minutes since beginning on January 27. Virtual hold and the accompanying voice command menu allows customers contacting the call center   …Continue Reading RMV “Virtual Hold” a Win for Customers

Green Line Extension Work: Medford Posted on Feb 26

Green Line Extension Work: Medford

MassDOT’s Green Line Extension project continues to move forward with work beginning next week on Winchester Street in Medford. On Monday, March 3rd, project Phase 1 Contractor, Barletta Heavy Division, Inc., will begin the reconstruction of the sewer laterals on Winchester Street and the new   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Work: Medford

BusPlus: New Regional Services Added Posted on Feb 25

BusPlus: New Regional Services Added

MassDOT in coordination with Yankee Line, Inc., today announced new regional transportation services coming soon as part of the new BusPlus program to increase the intercity and commuter transportation options available across the Commonwealth and all of New England. BusPlus is a public/private partnership in   …Continue Reading BusPlus: New Regional Services Added

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Public Meeting Tonight Posted on Feb 25

MassDOT will host a Design Public Information Meeting for Springfield area residents and commuters tonight, February 25, 2014, at 6:30 PM to outline plans for the Interstate 91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project. MassDOT is completing a design to replace the existing bridge deck, which is in   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Public Meeting Tonight

Aeronautics: Aviation Art Contest Winners Announced Posted on Feb 19

Aeronautics: Aviation Art Contest Winners Announced

MassDOT’s Aeronautics Division held the State level judging of the 2014 International Aviation Art Contest “ Flying Saves Lives”. The winning entries from three categories have been forwarded to the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) in Washington D.C. for national judging, and the   …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Aviation Art Contest Winners Announced

Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18 Posted on Feb 18

Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18

Bay State Bike Week Sponsors, MassDOT, MassBike and MassRIDES look forward to celebrating another successful Bay State Bike Week across the Commonwealth this May!  This year’s events are scheduled for May 10-18. In 2013, approximately 14,000 people participated in more than 175 events held across   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18

Green Line Extension Art Project Draws Interest Posted on Feb 17

Green Line Extension Art Project Draws Interest

The MBTA is committed to integrating art into the final design of the new stations being built for the Green the Line Extension project (GLX), and local artists clearly are eager to lend their talents. About 60 artists attended a prequalification/information session on February 6   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Art Project Draws Interest

RMV: Busy Vacation Week Posted on Feb 14

RMV: Busy Vacation Week

MassDOT’s Registry of Motor Vehicles Division is preparing for a busy week at branches across the Commonwealth. All offices will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 17, 2014. With the shortened week, school vacation, and annual Presidents’ Day car sales promotions,   …Continue Reading RMV: Busy Vacation Week