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Monthly Archives: February 2015

RMV, AAA Partnership Extends to Newton Posted on Feb 19

RMV, AAA Partnership Extends to Newton

MassDOT Registrar of Motor Vehicles Celia J. Blue and executives from AAA Northeast (AAA NE) today in Newton announced the latest AAA Registry Services location to begin providing RMV license and registration renewal services to members. “The Registry is committed to public private partnerships and   …Continue Reading RMV, AAA Partnership Extends to Newton

MBTA: Thursday, February 19 Update Posted on Feb 19

MBTA: Thursday, February 19 Update

MBTA and MassDOT Wednesday released a service restoration plan and stressed that reduced train counts due to the unprecedented winter storms will result in longer wait times and some crowding in the short term. While snow removal crews are making progress opening up service facilities   …Continue Reading MBTA: Thursday, February 19 Update

MBTA: February 18 Evening Update: Service Restoration Plan, Car Counts Posted on Feb 18

MBTA: February 18 Evening Update: Service Restoration Plan, Car Counts

Today, officials from the MBTA and MassDOT released a service restoration plan and stressed that reduced train counts due to the unprecedented winter storms will result in longer wait times and some crowding in the short term. “Day after day with the help of the   …Continue Reading MBTA: February 18 Evening Update: Service Restoration Plan, Car Counts

Route 2/I-95 Bridges Public Meeting Set Posted on Feb 18

Route 2/I-95 Bridges Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting regarding the Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 6:30 PM, Jonas Clarke Middle School in Lexington The purpose of the meeting is to present the 75% design and a construction update. Following   …Continue Reading Route 2/I-95 Bridges Public Meeting Set

MBTA: Mid-Day Wednesday, February 18 Update: Green, Orange Line Progress, 150 National Guard on Red Line Posted on Feb 18

MBTA: Mid-Day Wednesday, February 18 Update: Green, Orange Line Progress, 150 National Guard on Red Line

Today, through coordination with the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency(MEMA), MassDOT and Governor Charlie Baker’s office, the MBTA announced service returned to the C line of the Green Line and significant portions of the Orange Line. Additionally, 150 soldiers and airmen form the Massachusetts National Guard   …Continue Reading MBTA: Mid-Day Wednesday, February 18 Update: Green, Orange Line Progress, 150 National Guard on Red Line

MBTA Service Update: Wednesday, February 18 Posted on Feb 18

MBTA Service Update: Wednesday, February 18

The MBTA says Beacon Street Trolley Service has been restored today, Wednesday, February 18, as the MBTA continues to make progress in its ongoing storm recovery efforts, with more sections of the Red and Green Line re-opening. Red Line Train service is available from Ashmont to   …Continue Reading MBTA Service Update: Wednesday, February 18

MBTA Service Update, February 17 Posted on Feb 17

MBTA Service Update, February 17

The MBTA is providing the following service update for Tuesday, February 17. Effective this morning: Red Line service was extended from Alewife to JFK/UMass. More than 70 buses, including 40 from Peter Pan requested by the Governor, were used to shuttle customers between Braintree and   …Continue Reading MBTA Service Update, February 17

MBTA Service: Tuesday, February 17 Posted on Feb 16

MBTA Service: Tuesday, February 17

The MBTA will provide a limited schedule of rail and bus service tomorrow, Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Red Line service will available from Alewife to Andrew Stations with limited substitute bus service on the Ashmont and Braintree branches. Limited bus replacement service will be available   …Continue Reading MBTA Service: Tuesday, February 17

Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15 Posted on Feb 14

Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today asked residents to enjoy Valentine’s Day but urged everyone to avoid travel after midnight tonight and through Sunday, February 15. Highway Administrator Frank DePaola said MassDOT crews are treating state roads, continuing to clear ramps and roadsides, and assisting the   …Continue Reading Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15

MassDOT-MassWildlife Partnership: Linking Landscapes for Wildlife Posted on Feb 14

MassDOT-MassWildlife Partnership: Linking Landscapes for Wildlife

MassDOT and MassWildlife are in their 6th year of an interagency partnership to streamline environmental regulatory review, improve the ecological integrity of lands abutting roads and highways, and to improve public safety. The program, called Linking Landscapes for Massachusetts Wildlife (LLMW), takes a multifaceted approach   …Continue Reading MassDOT-MassWildlife Partnership: Linking Landscapes for Wildlife