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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Aeronautics: Girls in Aviation Week Posted on Sep 15

Aeronautics: Girls in Aviation Week

The Federal Aviation Administration has designated and Governor Deval Patrick proclaimed the week of September 15-19 as Girls in Aviation Week. The proclamation notes the importance of the aerospace industry to economic prosperity, national security and citizen safety. The number of women involved in the   …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Girls in Aviation Week

MBTA Bus Operator 2nd Time Roadeo Winner! Posted on Sep 15

MBTA Bus Operator 2nd Time Roadeo Winner!

MBTA bus operator Tyrell Sullivan has done it again! Tyrell won the MBTA’s annual bus roadeo Sunday in Charlestown. It’s the second roadeo title for Sullivan, a 29-year old South Boston resident who has been with the MBTA for almost nine years. Sullivan operates buses   …Continue Reading MBTA Bus Operator 2nd Time Roadeo Winner!

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Study Meeting Set Posted on Sep 15

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Study Meeting Set

MassDOT is conducting a study of the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor, a bridge that spans New Bedford Harbor. The swing bridge connecting the communities of New Bedford and Fairhaven is functionally obsolete, constrains marine traffic, and its opening results in extensive vehicle delays. This study   …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Study Meeting Set

RMV: New Boston Branch Location Opens Monday, September 15 Posted on Sep 12

RMV: New Boston Branch Location Opens Monday, September 15

On Monday, September 15, the MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Division will welcome customers to its new location in Boston’s Haymarket Center. The new branch is MassDOT owned and has been designed to improve efficiency and enhance customer privacy. The location also offers an E-ZPass   …Continue Reading RMV: New Boston Branch Location Opens Monday, September 15

Green Line Extension Public Meeting October 2 Posted on Sep 12

Green Line Extension Public Meeting October 2

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Working Group will meet in October as follows: Thursday, October 2, 4:00-6:00pm, Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville The focus of the meeting is intended to be an interactive session, discussing construction and upcoming community   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting October 2

Bus Plus: New Regional Commuter Service Posted on Sep 11

Bus Plus: New Regional Commuter Service

MassDOT in partnership with Peter Pan Bus Lines 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   …Continue Reading Bus Plus: New Regional Commuter Service

Infra-Space Program: 8 Redevelopment Ideas Received Posted on Sep 10

Infra-Space Program: 8 Redevelopment Ideas Received

MassDOT today announced the new “Infra-Space” Program has received eight nominations representing seven communities for proposed redevelopment of space under elevated roads, bridges or viaducts. The redevelopment ideas were received from Boston, Fall River, Holyoke, New Bedford, Somerville, Springfield, and Worcester representing areas under the   …Continue Reading Infra-Space Program: 8 Redevelopment Ideas Received

Massachusetts: 3rd Place for iWalk Registration! Posted on Sep 9

Massachusetts: 3rd Place for iWalk Registration!

MassDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program is pleased to announce that the Commonwealth landed in third place for the highest International Walk to School Day (iWalk) registration rates in the country! iWalk, a day when elementary and middle school students walk to school across the   …Continue Reading Massachusetts: 3rd Place for iWalk Registration!

Chatham: Mitchell River Bridge Reconstruction Posted on Sep 9

Chatham: Mitchell River Bridge Reconstruction

The Mitchell River Bridge in Chatham will be closed to traffic for reconstruction beginning Wednesday, September 17. During the closure, vehicles will be detoured via Stage Harbor Road, north, to the rotary where Route 28, Queen Anne Road, Stage Harbor Road, and Main Street intersect;   …Continue Reading Chatham: Mitchell River Bridge Reconstruction

Proposals Requested to Develop Historic Building, Land in North End Posted on Sep 8

MassDOT announced plans to seek Requests For Proposals (RFP) for development of a parcel of land on Hanover Street and the former Sumner Tunnel Administration Building in Boston’s North End. MassDOT will hold a public meeting in October to discuss RFP plans for the two   …Continue Reading Proposals Requested to Develop Historic Building, Land in North End