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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone Posted on May 31

Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone

The Baker-Polito Administration has announced that the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project reached the full beneficial use milestone at 5:00 AM today. The milestone reached this morning means all vehicular travel lanes, separated bicycle lanes, and sidewalks on both sides of the bridge, as well as   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone

Bike to Work Day 2018 Success Posted on May 31

Bike to Work Day 2018 Success

Massachusetts held a successful employer-based Bike to Work Day (BTWD) on Friday, May 18th. The event, organized by MassRIDES, included 72 employer partners that celebrated biking as a fun, healthy, and safe way to commute to work. Forty-two percent of participants biked to work for   …Continue Reading Bike to Work Day 2018 Success

Longfellow Bridge Project Will Reach Full Beneficial Use Milestone Thursday Morning Posted on May 30

Longfellow Bridge Project Will Reach Full Beneficial Use Milestone Thursday Morning

The Baker-Polito Administration has announced that the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project is expected to reach the full beneficial use milestone by approximately 5 a.m., Thursday, May 31, at which time the public will be able to enjoy the full benefits of this major multimodal bridge   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project Will Reach Full Beneficial Use Milestone Thursday Morning

Videos by Emerson College Students Premiere in MBTA Stations Posted on May 29

The MBTA today is premiering video content that was written, directed, filmed, and produced by Emerson College students in collaboration with T staff on in-station Outfront digital boards. “This project is a positive for the T in so many ways,” said MBTA General Manager Luis   …Continue Reading Videos by Emerson College Students Premiere in MBTA Stations

MBTA Launches the Better Bus Project, Schedules Regional Public Meetings Posted on May 23

MBTA Launches the Better Bus Project, Schedules Regional Public Meetings

The MBTA today announced the launch of the Better Bus Project, a program focused on making improvements to the existing bus network through operational changes, targeted capital investments, and stakeholder partnerships. Throughout 2018 and 2019, the Better Bus team will identify improvements in bus service   …Continue Reading MBTA Launches the Better Bus Project, Schedules Regional Public Meetings

MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on May 22

MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT advises Memorial Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools to plan trips and use public transportation if possible to travel between destinations.  On Memorial Day, May 28, Registry of Motor Vehicle customer service locations will be closed, as   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MBTA: Special $10 Summer Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Begins Next Month Posted on May 21

MBTA: Special $10 Summer Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Begins Next Month

The MBTA today announced a special $10 summer weekend fare on the Commuter Rail, valid for unlimited travel through all zones on Saturdays and Sundays beginning June 9. This pilot program will be offered every weekend through September 2. “We look forward to testing this   …Continue Reading MBTA: Special $10 Summer Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Begins Next Month

Boston: I-90 Lane Reductions and Ramp Closures on the Weekend of June 1-3 Posted on May 18

Boston: I-90 Lane Reductions and Ramp Closures on the Weekend of June 1-3

Beginning at 9:00 PM on Friday, June 1, MassDOT will reduce I-90 between the Allston Interchange and the Beacon Street Overpass in Boston to two lanes in each direction. I-90 will reopen to four lanes in each direction by 5:00 AM on Sunday, June 3. This   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Lane Reductions and Ramp Closures on the Weekend of June 1-3

Water Transportation Advisory Council Update Posted on May 17

Water Transportation Advisory Council Update

Transportation Secretary and MassDOT CEO Stephanie Pollack convened the Water Transportation Advisory Council today and the Council heard an update on the Comprehensive Boston Harbor Water Transportation Study being managed by Boston Harbor Now. The study advances two new ferry routes into an additional analysis   …Continue Reading Water Transportation Advisory Council Update

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month Posted on May 17

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, which was established in 2007 by the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The designation serves as a great reminder to instill safe driving techniques into our day-to-day   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month