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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update Posted on Dec 31

Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update

MassDOT is providing an update regarding upcoming construction work as part of the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Contractor White-Skanska-Consigli will temporarily perform demolition work during the first and second shifts beginning on Monday, January 5, 2015. This schedule will be in place for four to   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Dec 30

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Casey Arborway Project as follows: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street This project consists of removing the existing structurally deficient 1,650’ Casey Overpass and replacing it   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set

RMV Transportation Network Regulations Public Hearing Posted on Dec 29

RMV Transportation Network Regulations Public Hearing

MassDOT’s Registry of Motor Vehicles will hold a public hearing relative to proposed amendments to regulations as they appear at 540 CMR 2.05 (“2.05: Vehicle Registration Requirements”).  The proposed amendments would establish standards for the registration of motor vehicles that participate in entities known as   …Continue Reading RMV Transportation Network Regulations Public Hearing

Amtrak Inaugural Run on Knowledge Corridor Celebrated Posted on Dec 23

Amtrak Inaugural Run on Knowledge Corridor Celebrated

Governor Deval Patrick joined Congressmen Richard Neal and James McGovern, MassDOT Acting Secretary & CEO Frank DePaola, local elected officials and community members for the inaugural run of Amtrak’s Vermonter service on the Knowledge Corridor. The restored rail line, prioritized by Governor Patrick as part   …Continue Reading Amtrak Inaugural Run on Knowledge Corridor Celebrated

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel! Posted on Dec 22

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MassDOT advises residents and visitors to travel safely during the upcoming holiday season, check our online resources, and use public transportation where possible. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday travel days. Drivers are   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27 Posted on Dec 19

MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27

The restoration of weekend Commuter Rail service on three lines will begin next Saturday, December 27. The Kingston/Plymouth and Greenbush lines will see the return of Saturday and Sunday service and the Needham Line will resume Saturday service after a two year absence. “MassDOT is   …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27

Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized Posted on Dec 18

Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized

The Town of Fairhaven was recognized alongside the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program by Cape Cod’s NPR station, WCAI, for their bike train program. A bike train is a fun way for elementary and middle school students to get to school while being   …Continue Reading Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized

South Station Expansion: DEIR Comment Period Through December 24 Posted on Dec 17

South Station Expansion: DEIR Comment Period Through December 24

Posted by:  Matthew Ciborowski, South Station Project Manager, MassDOT Office of Transportation Planning I was pleased to meet with more than 60 people who participated in an Open House and Hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the South Station Expansion project on   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: DEIR Comment Period Through December 24

“License to Learn” at RMV Supports Early Education Posted on Dec 16

"License to Learn" at RMV Supports Early Education

The Patrick Administration today turned MassDOT’s Registry of Motor Vehicles Boston location into a “Brain Building Zone” to promote the power of engaging parent-child interactions in building children’s literacy through everyday moments. The RMV, Department of Early Education and Care (EEC), and United Way of   …Continue Reading “License to Learn” at RMV Supports Early Education

MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93 Posted on Dec 16

MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93

MassDOT issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the new Infra Space facility known as Lot 5, located beneath a large elevated portion of I-93 in Boston. Lot 5 will be constructed by MassDOT in 2015 and will consist of a 175-space surface parking lot,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93