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Yearly Archives: 2014

NuRide Ridematch, Rewards Program Reaches 25,000 Commuters Posted on Dec 15

NuRide Ridematch, Rewards Program Reaches 25,000 Commuters

NuRide, the Commonwealth’s ridematching and rewards program has reached a milestone by exceeding more than 25,000 commuters participating in Massachusetts. For four years, individuals living or working in the Commonwealth have had the opportunity to join NuRide, in an effort to save money, reduce vehicle   …Continue Reading NuRide Ridematch, Rewards Program Reaches 25,000 Commuters

RMV: Nantucket Branch Schedule Changes Posted on Dec 12

RMV: Nantucket Branch Schedule Changes

The MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles today announced a change in operations at the Nantucket Branch for the months of December 2014 and January 2015 as new staff members are hired and trained. The branch is scheduled to be open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during   …Continue Reading RMV: Nantucket Branch Schedule Changes

Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look Posted on Dec 12

Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look

Most of the time students spend their days learning from teachers inside the classroom. On a recent sunny November afternoon, fifth graders from the Advent School were outside of the classroom learning about Longfellow- the Bridge that is! MassDOT and the Advent School collaborated on   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look

MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology Posted on Dec 11

MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology

MassDOT today announced it will activate new traffic signal technology that has been proven to increase safety at intersections. The signal technology is being activated at the intersection of Great Road and King Street in Littleton, left. The signal heads have four left-turn arrows: one   …Continue Reading MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology

GreenDOT 2014: MassDOT Sustainability Progress Posted on Dec 9

GreenDOT 2014: MassDOT Sustainability Progress

MassDOT announced the release of the GreenDOT Report: 2014 Status Update. Originally launched in 2010, GreenDOT is MassDOT’s comprehensive sustainability initiative that aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve public health by encouraging healthy travel modes and smart growth development, and lead by example   …Continue Reading GreenDOT 2014: MassDOT Sustainability Progress

MassDOT Community Transit Grant Program Training Set Posted on Dec 5

MassDOT Community Transit Grant Program Training Set

The MassDOT Rail & Transit Division has scheduled training sessions for the MassDOT Community Transit Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2016. Organizations that wish to apply for the following Federal funds (Title 49 USC Sections 5310, 5311 (f), and 5339) and State funds (Mobility Assistance   …Continue Reading MassDOT Community Transit Grant Program Training Set

MassDOT, MBTA: Fill-A-Bus With Gifts! Posted on Dec 4

MassDOT, MBTA: Fill-A-Bus With Gifts!

MassDOT and the MBTA are pleased to present the 14th Annual Fill-A-Bus With Gifts program to help children in need. Please visit the “Fill-A-Bus” next week and donate a new, unwrapped gift for this holiday season. The donation will benefit the Massachusetts Society for the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA: Fill-A-Bus With Gifts!

RMV & AAA Expand Partnership Posted on Dec 3

RMV & AAA Expand Partnership

MassDOT Acting Secretary & CEO Frank DePaola, Registrar of Motor Vehicles Celia J. Blue and executives from AAA Southern New England today in Westwood launched the first of six new AAA Registry Services locations that will provide RMV license and registration renewal services to members.   …Continue Reading RMV & AAA Expand Partnership

Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass! Posted on Dec 2

Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass!

With the holiday shopping season here, MassDOT encourages customers to consider giving the gift of E-ZPass! Gift certificates are available and can be applied to new or existing accounts. Available denominations are $30 and $50. A Gift Certificate for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s E-ZPass   …Continue Reading Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass!

West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting Posted on Dec 1

West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting for the Memorial Avenue Rotary Replacement Project in West Springfield. The meeting will be held as follows: Tuesday, December 2, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, J. Edward Christian Municipal Office Building, Justin Morgan Auditorium (2nd floor), 26 Central Street.   …Continue Reading West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting