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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities Posted on Dec 28

Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities

Green Line Extension employees are serving the local communities of Somerville, Cambridge and Medford through a new charitable service group, the GLX Community Connection Team. Employees from the GLX Program Management Team and GLX Constructors combined their efforts to support local community shelters. Employees in   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities

MBTA, MassDOT Fill-A-Bus Success Posted on Dec 28

MBTA, MassDOT Fill-A-Bus Success

The MBTA and MassDOT 2018 Fill-A-Bus with Gifts charity drive completed another successful year with 1,453 gifts donated. The charity drive benefits the Yawkey Boys and Girls Club of Roxbury, the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and Heading Home, Inc.  Representatives   …Continue Reading MBTA, MassDOT Fill-A-Bus Success

New Year’s Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 27

New Year's Holiday Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for the New Year’s holiday, to drive sober and to take note of holiday schedules for the MBTA, use of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on I-93 between Boston and Quincy, and for visiting Registry of   …Continue Reading New Year’s Holiday Travel Advisory

Boston: Alford Street Bridge Update Posted on Dec 26

Boston: Alford Street Bridge Update

MassDOT announced that over the next two weeks, crews will be shifting traffic on the Alford Street Bridge in Boston so that all motor vehicles will be traveling on the west span of the bridge. Motor vehicles will continue to have access to one lane   …Continue Reading Boston: Alford Street Bridge Update

MassDOT Advisory: Southeast Expressway Logan/Route 1A Express Lane Posted on Dec 22

MassDOT Advisory: Southeast Expressway Logan/Route 1A Express Lane

MassDOT is reminding the public that when traveling north in Boston on the Southeast Expressway (I-93), the Express Lane to Logan/Route1A is open to general traffic.  The Express Lane begins just after Exit 20 northbound and is accessible from the left side of the roadway.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Advisory: Southeast Expressway Logan/Route 1A Express Lane

MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online Posted on Dec 21

MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online

MassDOT is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Bicycle Transportation Plan is now available for public comment.  Members of the public may review the plan and provide feedback online. MassDOT is focused on making the Commonwealth’s transportation system more sustainable – to make it safe for   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online

MBTA: New Green Line Car Goes Into Passenger Service Posted on Dec 21

MBTA: New Green Line Car Goes Into Passenger Service

Today, the MBTA launched the first of 24 new Green Line vehicles into regular service, the first new addition to the Green Line fleet in approximately 10 years.  Set into service at North Station, the new car is the first of a total of 24   …Continue Reading MBTA: New Green Line Car Goes Into Passenger Service

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 19

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for travel during the upcoming holiday season from December 20, 2018 through January 2, 2019, to drive sober and to take note of holiday schedules for the MBTA, use of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on   …Continue Reading MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete Posted on Dec 18

MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete

Governor Charlie Baker and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno were joined by MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack, MBTA Interim General Manager Jeffrey Gonneville, and CRRC MA Chairman & President Jia Bo, at CRRC MA’s manufacturing facility to mark the on-time completion of the first pair of Orange   …Continue Reading MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete

Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update Posted on Dec 18

Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that the vertical flex posts which separate the bicycle lanes and vehicular travel lanes on the Longfellow Bridge will remain in place on a storm by storm basis this winter in order to allow MassDOT to evaluate   …Continue Reading Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update