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Monthly Archives: July 2018

MBTA: Everett First Local City to Speed Bus Commute with Raised Platforms Posted on Jul 17

MBTA: Everett First Local City to Speed Bus Commute with Raised Platforms

The City of Everett became the first city in Massachusetts to install elevated platforms at MBTA bus stops through one of the busiest corridors in the city. New platforms and ramps installed at two bus stops in Everett Square will enable bus riders with wheelchairs,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Everett First Local City to Speed Bus Commute with Raised Platforms

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Jul 13

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced awards totaling approximately $6.4 million to 22 communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multimodal infrastructure projects that improve accessibility for bicyclists, pedestrians, public transit users, and people using   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Opening to Four Lanes in Each Direction Today Posted on Jul 13

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Opening to Four Lanes in Each Direction Today

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced that the Whittier Bridge and a 4-mile section of I-95 will be opened to its full capacity of four lanes of traffic in both the north and southbound directions by 5 p.m., Friday, July 13. This major   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Opening to Four Lanes in Each Direction Today

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Urge Summer Heat Precautions Posted on Jul 12

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Urge Summer Heat Precautions

Now that summer is in full effect it is imperative to stay alert to the rising heat and the threat it can pose to you and your loved ones. July 31st is National Heatstroke Prevention Day, and according to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration   …Continue Reading MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Urge Summer Heat Precautions

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set Posted on Jul 11

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

The Green Line Extension Project team has scheduled a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, July 18, 6:30 to 8:00PM, Medford City Hall Council Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive, 2nd Floor, Medford The purpose of the meeting is to provide general updates on: Traffic detours   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

MassDOT Announces $1.8 Million in Awards to Expand Industrial Rail and Freight Opportunities Posted on Jul 9

MassDOT Announces $1.8 Million in Awards to Expand Industrial Rail and Freight Opportunities

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) today announced the awarding of five grants totaling over $1.8 million as part of the Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP) which helps increase rail and freight access, economic opportunity, and job growth. IRAP is a competitive state-funded public/private   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces $1.8 Million in Awards to Expand Industrial Rail and Freight Opportunities