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Monthly Archives: June 2020

RMV New Online: Vehicles may be Registered without a visit to the RMV Posted on Jun 29

RMV New Online: Vehicles may be Registered without a visit to the RMV

The Massachusetts Registry of Motors Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that in partnership with Boston Software Corporation, a new online service is now available which enables independent insurance agents to renew and reinstate passenger and commercial vehicle registrations on behalf of their customers.  This eliminates the   …Continue Reading RMV New Online: Vehicles may be Registered without a visit to the RMV

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Program Initiatives Receive AAMVA Awards Posted on Jun 26

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Program Initiatives Receive AAMVA Awards

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that it has been selected to receive awards from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) for its efforts in implementing new fraud and prevention initiatives, developing an Alternate Residency Affidavit Program, and creating four   …Continue Reading MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Program Initiatives Receive AAMVA Awards

North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings Posted on Jun 26

North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings

The North Washington Street Bridge Project is entering a new phase of work. In July, traffic on the permanent bridge will begin shifting onto the temporary bridge. The traffic shift is currently slated to occur during the weekend of July 11th-12th with all traffic shifted   …Continue Reading North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update Posted on Jun 25

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update

MassDOT is announcing that the southern section of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail will be re-opened to the public beginning on Saturday, June 27, which includes access to the Berkshire Mall Connector Road parking lots. Meanwhile, on Monday, June 29, the northern section of the trail will   …Continue Reading Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update

MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract Posted on Jun 24

MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract

The MassDOT Board of Directors approved the awarding of a bridge construction contract to replace the Route 2 over Route 202 Bridge in Orange. The $18 million project will consist of three stages of construction to repair the current structurally-deficient bridge. The bridge will be   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract

Massachusetts RMV Encouraging Customers to Renew Licenses Online Now and Upgrade to REAL ID in 2021 for Free Posted on Jun 20

Massachusetts RMV Encouraging Customers to Renew Licenses Online Now and Upgrade to REAL ID in 2021 for Free

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is encouraging all eligible customers to renew their standard Massachusetts driver’s license or Massachusetts ID card online at Mass.Gov/RMV any time between now and August 12, 2020, in order to qualify for a free upgrade to a REAL   …Continue Reading Massachusetts RMV Encouraging Customers to Renew Licenses Online Now and Upgrade to REAL ID in 2021 for Free

MassDOT Opens Next Round of New Industrial Rail Access Program Grant Applications Posted on Jun 19

MassDOT Opens Next Round of New Industrial Rail Access Program Grant Applications

MassDOT is announcing that it is now accepting applications for the FY2021 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP).  The program supports projects that expand or improve rail or freight access, economic opportunity and job growth. IRAP is a competitive state-funded public/private partnership program that provides financial   …Continue Reading MassDOT Opens Next Round of New Industrial Rail Access Program Grant Applications

Jamey Tesler named Registrar of Motor Vehicles Posted on Jun 17

Jamey Tesler named Registrar of Motor Vehicles

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack has announced the appointment of Jamey Tesler to the position of Registrar of the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV). Tesler, who has implemented a series of safety-focused reforms at the RMV and Merit Rating Board (MRB) since being   …Continue Reading Jamey Tesler named Registrar of Motor Vehicles

MBTA: Four-Year Extension of Commuter Rail Contract with Keolis Approved Posted on Jun 15

MBTA: Four-Year Extension of Commuter Rail Contract with Keolis Approved

With the goal of incentivizing better service now and providing cost certainty in a challenging market among other objectives, today the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board approved of a four-year extension of the Commuter Rail Operating contract between the MBTA and Keolis Commuter Services,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Four-Year Extension of Commuter Rail Contract with Keolis Approved

RMV Announces New Initiatives to Provide Additional Flexibility to Customers Posted on Jun 13

RMV Announces New Initiatives to Provide Additional Flexibility to Customers

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing new initiatives to provide additional flexibility to its customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including expanded appointment hours at open Service Centers, additional Service Center reopenings, an online Learners’ Permit test and exclusive permit appointment hours, online   …Continue Reading RMV Announces New Initiatives to Provide Additional Flexibility to Customers