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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Baker-Polito Administration, State and Transportation Officials Celebrate the MBTA’s First Extended-range Hybrid Bus in the MBTA Silver Line Fleet Posted on Sep 26

Baker-Polito Administration, State and Transportation Officials Celebrate the MBTA’s First Extended-range Hybrid Bus in the MBTA Silver Line Fleet

Today in South Boston, Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez, and more gathered to celebrate the introduction of the 45th Bus, the MBTA’s first extended-range hybrid bus, into the MBTA’s Silver Line fleet. “Testing new technology   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, State and Transportation Officials Celebrate the MBTA’s First Extended-range Hybrid Bus in the MBTA Silver Line Fleet

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Focus on Drive Safely Work Week™ Posted on Sep 26

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Focus on Drive Safely Work Week™

For Massachusetts residents, the daily commute to and from work consumes a significant amount of time and can be fraught with risk. In an effort to promote safe driving education and awareness for employees and their families, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS)   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Focus on Drive Safely Work Week™

MassDOT, MBTA, Keolis, and Transit Police Partner with Massachusetts Operation Lifesaver to Raise Awareness during Second Annual Rail Safety Week Posted on Sep 24

MassDOT, MBTA, Keolis, and Transit Police Partner with Massachusetts Operation Lifesaver to Raise Awareness during Second Annual Rail Safety Week

MassDOT, the MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services, MBTA Transit Police (TPD), and others in partnership with Massachusetts Operation Lifesaver will participate in a series of educational initiatives to take place during the nation’s second annual Rail Safety Week. Developed by Operation Lifesaver, Inc., a public safety   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA, Keolis, and Transit Police Partner with Massachusetts Operation Lifesaver to Raise Awareness during Second Annual Rail Safety Week

Haverhill: New Registry of Motor Vehicles Customer Service Location Posted on Sep 22

Haverhill: New Registry of Motor Vehicles Customer Service Location

The MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) has announced that on Monday, September 24, 2018, the RMV Service Center in Haverhill will open a new, larger office space located at 229c Lincoln Avenue in Haverhill.   The new location is fully accessible and features a customer-friendly   …Continue Reading Haverhill: New Registry of Motor Vehicles Customer Service Location

Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement Posted on Sep 20

Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Department of Conservation of Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy, Senator Nick Collins, municipal officials, and local leaders in South Boston to highlight improvements to William J. Day Boulevard including a   …Continue Reading Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update Posted on Sep 19

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

MassDOT is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Pedestrian Transportation Plan is now available for public comment and an open house forum will take place on Thursday, September 20, in Boston. The Draft Plan is now available online. Members of the Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st Posted on Sep 19

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Don’t miss the 2018 Moving Together Conference! This years’ conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, November 1, 7:45 AM – 4:00 PM,  Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Sessions topics this year include: • Creating Mass Trails • Transforming the Waterfront •   …Continue Reading 2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Sep 14

Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT will host a public meeting regarding the upcoming Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project in West Springfield and Agawam as follows: Tuesday, October 2, 6:30pm, West Springfield Town Hall, 26 Central Street The $21.5 million project will reconstruct the Morgan-Sullivan Bridge that carries Suffield Street/Memorial Avenue (Route   …Continue Reading Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates Roadway Project in Fitchburg, Lunenburg, and Leominster Posted on Sep 12

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates Roadway Project in Fitchburg, Lunenburg, and Leominster

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and local leaders at a ground breaking event to celebrate the start of an $8.2 million roadway construction project in Fitchburg, Lunenburg, and Leominster. With this project, MassDOT   …Continue Reading Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates Roadway Project in Fitchburg, Lunenburg, and Leominster

Hadley: New Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Installed on Route 9 Posted on Sep 12

Hadley: New Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Installed on Route 9

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that crews today are activating a new Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB), also referred to as a High-Intensity Activated Cross-Walk, or “HAWK” signal on Route 9 in Hadley in the area of the Court House at 116 Russell Street.   …Continue Reading Hadley: New Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Installed on Route 9