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Monthly Archives: June 2017

State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership Posted on Jun 19

State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership

MassDOT, City of Boston, A Better City, and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy today announced a public-private partnership to provide financial support for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway in Boston. MassDOT and the Greenway Conservancy will enter into a new long-term lease and subsidy agreement, the City of   …Continue Reading State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership

RMV: 2017 Low Number Plate Lottery Applications Now Being Accepted Posted on Jun 19

RMV: 2017 Low Number Plate Lottery Applications Now Being Accepted

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Registry of Motor Vehicles announced today that applications for the 2017 Low Number Plate Lottery are now being accepted online or by U.S. mail. Again this year, customers will be able to enter the RMV Low Number Plate Lottery online.  Mail-in applications   …Continue Reading RMV: 2017 Low Number Plate Lottery Applications Now Being Accepted

Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Celebrated Posted on Jun 16

Route 2/Crosby's Corner Reconstruction Celebrated

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) today celebrated the completion of the $48 million Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Project. Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver joined members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and civic leaders to cut the ribbon on significant roadway improvements   …Continue Reading Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Celebrated

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail Posted on Jun 16

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

The MBTA is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) on June 16th to study and identify current and future Commuter Rail needs and improvements as part of the MBTA’s Commuter Rail Vision. The MBTA already has a future planning exercise underway for bus, subway, and   …Continue Reading MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Jun 15

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT joined students, parents, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Glover Elementary School in Milton. The improvements were constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances Posted on Jun 15

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances

MassDOT has been working with Watertown officials, residents, business owners, the MBTA, and surrounding communities on the Arsenal Street Corridor Study. This effort, commencing in September 2015, has sought to analyze existing and future multimodal transportation conditions along the Arsenal Street corridor in Watertown, from   …Continue Reading Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances

Norton: Plain Street Bridge Now Open Posted on Jun 15

Norton: Plain Street Bridge Now Open

MassDOT has announced a major milestone in the $1.8 million project to replace the bridge carrying Plain Street over the Canoe River in Norton. The new bridge is now open to traffic. The original bridge, which was constructed in 1960, was structurally deficient and in   …Continue Reading Norton: Plain Street Bridge Now Open

New Chelsea Street Bridge Driver Notification System Posted on Jun 14

New Chelsea Street Bridge Driver Notification System

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced it has activated a new notification system that uses real-time technology to trigger messaging on numerous road signs to inform drivers of the raising and lowering of the Chelsea Street Bridge which carries traffic between East Boston and   …Continue Reading New Chelsea Street Bridge Driver Notification System

Highway Director Tinlin Receives Ray LaHood Award from WTS Boston Posted on Jun 14

Highway Director Tinlin Receives Ray LaHood Award from WTS Boston

MassDOT is pleased to announce that Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin is the recipient of the Honorable Ray LaHood Award from Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Boston Chapter, an association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. The award is being presented tonight in Boston   …Continue Reading Highway Director Tinlin Receives Ray LaHood Award from WTS Boston

MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award Posted on Jun 14

MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

The MBTA is pleased to congratulate Senior Project Manager Ellen DeNooyer AIA, LEED AP in receiving the 2017 Innovative Transportation Solutions Award from the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Boston Chapter, an association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. The WTS Innovative Transportation Solutions   …Continue Reading MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award