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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Former Highway Administrator Tinlin Named Transportation Manager of the Year Posted on Sep 29

Former Highway Administrator Tinlin Named Transportation Manager of the Year

MassDOT is pleased to announce that former Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin has been named 2017 Professional Transportation Manager of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA). “We’re incredibly proud of Tom and the well-deserved recognition of all he accomplished as Massachusetts Highway   …Continue Reading Former Highway Administrator Tinlin Named Transportation Manager of the Year

MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability Posted on Sep 28

MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced today the official launch of the new Massachusetts Municipal Resource Guide, a resource document that provides cities and towns the tools and information they need to plan and develop transportation projects and pedestrian networks that support   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces New Municipal Resource Guide for Walkability

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Renaming of Jamaicaway Bridge to Honor Alexander and Brian Arredondo Posted on Sep 28

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Renaming of Jamaicaway Bridge to Honor Alexander and Brian Arredondo

Governor Charlie Baker today joined parents Carlos Arredondo and Victoria Foley, MassDOT Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Secretary of Veterans’ Services Francisco Ureña, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and local leaders to celebrate the naming of a bridge in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Renaming of Jamaicaway Bridge to Honor Alexander and Brian Arredondo

MBTA: Buses to replace Red Line service between Park and Kendall/MIT Stations on Weekends beginning September 30 Posted on Sep 26

MBTA: Buses to replace Red Line service between Park and Kendall/MIT Stations on Weekends beginning September 30

To accommodate the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project, MBTA customers are reminded that shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains in both directions between Park Street and Kendall/MIT Stations with a stop at Charles/MGH Station on weekends beginning this Saturday, September 30, and continuing on most   …Continue Reading MBTA: Buses to replace Red Line service between Park and Kendall/MIT Stations on Weekends beginning September 30

Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority to Get “Greener” Buses Posted on Sep 26

Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority to Get "Greener" Buses

MassDOT and the Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) have been jointly awarded a $1.2 million grant for low or no-emission (“LoNo”) transit buses by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The grant award will be used to purchase two “LoNo” electric buses and an energy storage   …Continue Reading Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority to Get “Greener” Buses

MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded Posted on Sep 26

MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded

MassDOT is pleased to announce this year’s awards through the annual Community Transit Grant Program. This year MassDOT has awarded 153 vans and mini-buses to 37 organizations. In addition, $1,802,197 in funding was awarded to 18 organizations for 25 operating and mobility management projects. Award   …Continue Reading MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded

Haverhill: MassDOT RMV, AAA Northeast Celebrate New Service Location Posted on Sep 25

Haverhill: MassDOT RMV, AAA Northeast Celebrate New Service Location

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), in partnership with AAA Northeast (AAA), announced today that the Haverhill AAA Branch, located at 90 Kenoza Avenue, now offers select RMV license and registration services for AAA members. With the addition of Haverhill, AAA   …Continue Reading Haverhill: MassDOT RMV, AAA Northeast Celebrate New Service Location

MBTA: Wollaston Station Improvements Project Moves Forward Posted on Sep 25

MBTA: Wollaston Station Improvements Project Moves Forward

The MBTA is moving forward with the Wollaston Station Improvements Project with the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board earlier this summer having approved the beginning of new construction at this Red Line station. Major accessibility improvements, state-of-the-art safety features, and additional parking are some   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wollaston Station Improvements Project Moves Forward

Braintree: Route 3 North Bridge Replacement Completed Posted on Sep 25

Braintree: Route 3 North Bridge Replacement Completed

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that its accelerated replacement of the Route 3 northbound bridge in Braintree was completed at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, several hours ahead of schedule as work was expected to be completed by 5 a.m., Monday,   …Continue Reading Braintree: Route 3 North Bridge Replacement Completed

Baker-Polito Administration Infrastructure Award Boosts New Bedford Regional Airport Posted on Sep 22

Baker-Polito Administration Infrastructure Award Boosts New Bedford Regional Airport

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) today announced an award of approximately $216,600 to New Bedford Regional Airport which will allow infrastructure improvements to be made so that the airport will be able to begin accommodating commercial flights. This award will be combined with   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Infrastructure Award Boosts New Bedford Regional Airport