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Yearly Archives: 2020

RMV Further Extends Designated Appointment Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older Posted on Oct 20

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that it is extending designated Wednesday appointment hours for customers 75 years of age or older through November and December. This new customer service option began successfully in early September at select RMV Service Centers,   …Continue Reading RMV Further Extends Designated Appointment Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older

Federally-required exit renumbering beginning on Rt. 140 the week of Oct. 18 Posted on Oct 15

Federally-required exit renumbering beginning on Rt. 140 the week of Oct. 18

TAUNTON/NEW BEDFORD – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that the week of October 18, crews will begin converting all exit numbers in Massachusetts on specific roadways to a milepost-based numbering system, per Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements.  Work will typically be completed   …Continue Reading Federally-required exit renumbering beginning on Rt. 140 the week of Oct. 18

MassDOT Highlights October as Distracted Driving Awareness Month Posted on Oct 13

MassDOT Highlights October as Distracted Driving Awareness Month

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is highlighting October as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the importance of the “hands-free” law, signed by Governor Charlie Baker, which took effect on February 23, 2020. Since the hand-free law took effect, 22,417 motor vehicle citations, including warnings, have   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights October as Distracted Driving Awareness Month

MassDOT Advisory: Columbus Day Holiday Travel Posted on Oct 7

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for the upcoming Columbus Day weekend, utilize the appropriate technology tools to make informed decisions, and be aware there may be limited public amenities on trips due to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Advisory: Columbus Day Holiday Travel

MassDOT Announces Over $1 Million in Final Grant Round of Shared Streets & Spaces Program Posted on Oct 6

MassDOT Announces Over $1 Million in Final Grant Round of  Shared Streets & Spaces Program

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the award of almost $1.2 million in the final round of funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces program.  The program, which was launched on June 10, provided technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Over $1 Million in Final Grant Round of Shared Streets & Spaces Program

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety Posted on Sep 25

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety

September is an incredibly busy time for parents, no matter the age of their children. Whether returning to school virtually, or on a hybrid schedule, it can be difficult and overwhelming to prepare for and adjust to this “new normal” education. Despite these added difficulties,   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety

MassDOT Announces Seventh Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Posted on Sep 25

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce that the seventh annual statewide high school video contest, Safe Streets Smart Trips, will begin on Monday, September 28, 2020. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Seventh Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest

RMV Extends Designated Appointment Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older to Additional Locations Through October Posted on Sep 24

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that it is extending designated Wednesday appointment hours for customers 75 years of age or older into October and to additional Service Center locations. This new customer service option began successfully in early September at   …Continue Reading RMV Extends Designated Appointment Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older to Additional Locations Through October

MassDOT Announces $868,301.35 in Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards Posted on Sep 23

MassDOT Announces $868,301.35 in Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the award of $858,502 in the latest rounds of funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces program.  The program, which was launched on June 10, provides technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and towns conceive,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces $868,301.35 in Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards