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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18 Posted on May 7

Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18

The Patrick Administration today encouraged residents to join their neighbors and colleagues to bicycle during Bay State Bike Week, Saturday, May 10 through Sunday, May 18. Massachusetts bicycling organizations, neighborhood groups, and local governments have scheduled hundreds of community-based activities to encourage bicycling as a   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18

Fall River: Waterfront District Kiosk Planned Posted on May 6

Fall River: Waterfront District Kiosk Planned

MassDOT Highway Administrator Frank DePaola and Fall River Mayor William Flanagan today unveiled plans for a Waterfront District Kiosk, to be constructed as part of the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, that will welcome and connect residents and visitors to the City and its rich   …Continue Reading Fall River: Waterfront District Kiosk Planned

MassDOT Aeronautics: Airport Facility Upgrades Posted on May 6

MassDOT Aeronautics: Airport Facility Upgrades

The MassDOT Aeronautics Division today announced plans to build or renovate general aviation airport administrative facilities in 15 communities during the next five years, including four airports targeted for construction in 2015.  The 15 general aviation airports were chosen as part of a comprehensive, statewide   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics: Airport Facility Upgrades

South Station: Surviving Rail’s Dark Times Posted on May 6

South Station: Surviving Rail’s Dark Times

Boston South Station opened amid great fanfare in 1899 midway through what many call the Golden Age of Railroads in the United States. From just after the Civil War to the 1920s, trains were the dominant form of transportation for both work and pleasure. Perhaps   …Continue Reading South Station: Surviving Rail’s Dark Times

High School Students Explore Construction Careers Posted on May 5

High School Students Explore Construction Careers

MassDOT is proud each year to support an opportunity for more than 1,200 Massachusetts high school students to explore construction industry professions and get hands-on training at the 12th Annual Massachusetts Construction Career Days held Wednesday and Thursday, April 30th and May 1st at the   …Continue Reading High School Students Explore Construction Careers

37Billion Mile Data Challenge Winners Announced Posted on May 2

37Billion Mile Data Challenge Winners Announced

MassDOT today joined the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) in announcing results of The 37Billion Mile Data Challenge, a competition that inspired the region’s data community to delve into a vast new set of anonymous vehicle-use data and to   …Continue Reading 37Billion Mile Data Challenge Winners Announced

MassDOT Launches 2014 First Responder Training Posted on May 2

MassDOT Launches 2014 First Responder Training

MassDOT and its public safety partners with support from the Federal Highway Administration this week launched the 2014 First Responder Training Program to help improve traffic incident response. The program began on April 30 at the State Police Academy in New Braintree. Clearing incidents quickly   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches 2014 First Responder Training

E-ZPass Sign Up: Malden, Beverly Posted on May 1

E-ZPass Sign Up: Malden, Beverly

MassDOT joins Malden and Beverly elected officials in scheduling 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, May 3,   …Continue Reading E-ZPass Sign Up: Malden, Beverly

Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting Posted on May 1

Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Team in May will hold a public meeting to review the latest design plans for the Community Path. The public meeting on Wednesday, May 14 will be held at the Holiday Inn in Somerville, 30 Washington Street, from 6:00   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting