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Monthly Archives: June 2018

MassDOT: I-90 Allston Intermodal Project Update Posted on Jun 30

MassDOT: I-90 Allston Intermodal Project Update

On Wednesday, June 27, at a meeting of the Allston I-90 Intermodal Project Task Force, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced that it is reviewing two key aspects of the project: the design of the “throat” section of the highway along the Charles River   …Continue Reading MassDOT: I-90 Allston Intermodal Project Update

MassDOT July 4 Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Jun 28

MassDOT July 4 Holiday Travel Advisory

MassDOT advises holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many “real time” travel tools and use public transportation if possible to reach their destinations between now and the end of the July 4 holiday. “We are encouraging anyone traveling for the Fourth of July holiday   …Continue Reading MassDOT July 4 Holiday Travel Advisory

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Public Meetings Set Posted on Jun 28

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT is hosting two Public Meetings for the Commonwealth Ave Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Tuesday, July 17, 6:30 PM, Boston University College of General Studies, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (Lower Level, Room 129), 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA Wednesday, July 18, 6:30 PM, Morse School,   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT Dive Team Inspection at the Moody Street Bridge Posted on Jun 27

MassDOT Dive Team Inspection at the Moody Street Bridge

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Underwater Operations Team today conducted an underwater inspection of the Moody Street Bridge over the Charles River in Waltham. Media outlets were invited to the event to hear a brief overview of the inspection process from dive team members   …Continue Reading MassDOT Dive Team Inspection at the Moody Street Bridge

MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony Posted on Jun 26

MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony

MassDOT, through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program, celebrated the successes of SRTS partner schools and community champions at the Massachusetts State House. Over 100 award recipients were recognized at yesterday’s ceremony across four award categories. In addition, thirteen awards were given to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Third Annual Safe Routes to School Award Ceremony

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for GLX Project Posted on Jun 25

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for GLX Project

Governor Charlie Baker, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and MBTA General Manager Luis Manuel Ramírez today joined federal, state, and local elected leaders as well as community partners to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Green Line   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for GLX Project

Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing Posted on Jun 21

Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with several mayors of cities and towns in order to further facilitate and expand the testing of autonomous vehicles on roadways in the Commonwealth. Governor Charlie Baker joined Transportation Secretary and   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month Posted on Jun 20

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month

With summer getaways planned, June is the perfect time to familiarize ourselves with seat belt safety. In effect since in 2002, NHTSA’s “Click It or Ticket” campaign reminds drivers to always utilize their seat belts. Both MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance work to ensure the safety   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month

MBTA: Preview of Focus40 Plan Draft Posted on Jun 18

MBTA: Preview of Focus40 Plan Draft

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today received a preview of the draft of Focus40, the MBTA’s long-range plan to meet the needs of the region in 2040. Focus40 envisions an MBTA that provides reliable, resilient, and robust service to support the region’s   …Continue Reading MBTA: Preview of Focus40 Plan Draft

FMCB Receives Preview of North South Rail Link Feasibility Reassessment Draft Posted on Jun 18

FMCB Receives Preview of North South Rail Link Feasibility Reassessment Draft

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) received a preview of the general findings of the North South Rail Link (NSRL) Feasibility Reassessment, which included findings in the areas of infrastructure, ridership, costs, and potential benefits. The draft NSRL Feasibility Reassessment report is still   …Continue Reading FMCB Receives Preview of North South Rail Link Feasibility Reassessment Draft