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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square Posted on Dec 30

Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square

The Casey Arborway project continued to make progress towards completion in 2016.  Among the milestones is the transition from Shea Circle to Shea Square. Eastbound traffic (towards Franklin Park) and westbound traffic (towards the Arnold Arboretum) on the mainline Arborway will flow through Shea Square   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square

MassDOT to Drivers: “Don’t Crowd the Plow” Posted on Dec 28

MassDOT to Drivers: "Don't Crowd the Plow"

MassDOT has announced its “Don’t Crowd the Plow” campaign highlighting the serious need for drivers to exercise caution and give extra space to snow fighting equipment. Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin was joined by Colonel Richard McKeon of the Massachusetts State Police and Director of   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Drivers: “Don’t Crowd the Plow”

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Advise Safe Travel for New Year’s Eve Posted on Dec 27

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Advise Safe Travel for New Year's Eve

The New Year is a time for reflection, resolutions and celebration. As we welcome 2017, MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance encourage you to also keep safety top of mind, especially during your holiday planning. Did you know that January 1st ranked as the No. 1 day   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Advise Safe Travel for New Year’s Eve

MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Dec 22

MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead this holiday season, utilize MassDOT’s many travel tools and resources and take public transportation if possible. “We want everyone to reach their travel destinations safely and enjoy this holiday with their friends and loved ones,” said Transportation Secretary and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead

APTA Report: Boston area Commuter Saves $1,000+ Monthly by Choosing MBTA Posted on Dec 22

APTA Report: Boston area Commuter Saves $1,000+ Monthly by Choosing MBTA

According to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), a Boston area commuter who switches his or her daily commute from car to public transportation saves an average of $1,065 per month or $12,655 annually.  The savings are calculated as part of APTA’s monthly December 2016   …Continue Reading APTA Report: Boston area Commuter Saves $1,000+ Monthly by Choosing MBTA

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set Posted on Dec 21

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has announced four public meetings to update the public on the status of the implementation of All Electronic Tolling and the progress of demolishing existing toll plaza infrastructure and reconstructing the roadway. Representatives of MassDOT will discuss the construction progress in 23 work zones,   …Continue Reading Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set

MassDOT Provides “Universal Transponder” to North Pole Resident Posted on Dec 20

MassDOT Provides "Universal Transponder" to North Pole Resident

MassDOT is pleased to announce it has provided Santa Claus of the North Pole with a “universal” transponder, the first of its kind issued by MassDOT. This will allow the North Pole resident to travel state to state when necessary and also allow international travel without   …Continue Reading MassDOT Provides “Universal Transponder” to North Pole Resident

RMV Introduces Brockton Service Center Improvements Posted on Dec 20

RMV Introduces Brockton Service Center Improvements

The MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) announced customers will notice a transformed atmosphere and new customer-friendly design when visiting the RMV Brockton Service Center. New interior and operation elements include new registry equipment to enable faster processing of Driver Licenses and Identification Cards, environmentally-friendly   …Continue Reading RMV Introduces Brockton Service Center Improvements

RMV Adds Automated Learner’s Permit Tests in 26 Additional Languages Posted on Dec 20

RMV Adds Automated Learner's Permit Tests in 26 Additional Languages

The MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) announced it has begun offering the automated learner’s permit knowledge test in 26 additional languages. Customers can take their passenger vehicle (Class D) and motorcycle (Class M) learner’s permit tests using a new, automated, and web-based system which   …Continue Reading RMV Adds Automated Learner’s Permit Tests in 26 Additional Languages

South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions Posted on Dec 19

South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions

The proposed South Coast Rail project team invites you to review new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) now available on the project website. The FAQs address current project status and issues discussed during recent public meetings. The project team is evaluating the proposal to provide earlier   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions