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MassDOT to Join Boston Shines Cleanup at Harriet Tubman Park

MassDOT to Join Boston Shines Cleanup at Harriet Tubman Park posted on May 2

MassDOT employee volunteers will assist in a cleanup effort of Harriet Tubman Park in support of the City of Boston’s annual Boston Shines program. On Friday, May 6th at 11 a.m., MassDOT will join Boston Shines volunteers to rake, sweep and plant flowers in the   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Join Boston Shines Cleanup at Harriet Tubman Park

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Mark Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Mark Global Youth Traffic Safety Month posted on May 1

Posted by: Patrick McDonald, CPCU, AIM, AIS Executive Vice President – Business & Clients MAPFRE Insurance MAPFRE Insurance recognizes that Massachusetts teen drivers are often inexperienced behind the wheel and are in need of extra support and guidance being new drivers on the road. May   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Mark Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

Bay State Bike Week is Almost Here!

Bay State Bike Week is Almost Here! posted on Apr 29

What could be better than April breaking the 70 degree mark? The beginning of May, because we’re getting ready for Bay State Bike Week! Every May, Massachusetts residents and bike commuters come together to celebrate human-powered, two-wheeled transportation during Bay State Bike Week. This year,   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week is Almost Here!

Ashland: Governor Baker Reviews MBTA Infrastructure Investments Progress

Ashland: Governor Baker Reviews MBTA Infrastructure Investments Progress posted on Apr 28

Governor Charlie Baker today visited a Keolis work site in Ashland to review the progress on infrastructure upgrades the MBTA is making as part of a larger effort the MBTA, its Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) and leadership are making to improve service, access,   …Continue Reading Ashland: Governor Baker Reviews MBTA Infrastructure Investments Progress

Walk & Bike to School Day May 4th!

Walk & Bike to School Day May 4th! posted on Apr 28

Students Across the Commonwealth Will Be Celebrating Massachusetts Walk and Bike To School Day on May 4th. Double knot those shoelaces, and pump up those tires as Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School day is fast approaching. This is the 7th consecutive year for the   …Continue Reading Walk & Bike to School Day May 4th!

MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response

MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response posted on Apr 28

MassDOT this week recognized Highway Assistance Patrol Operator Angela Morley for her recent response to a driver in medical distress. On March 29, Morley, a Wilmington resident, stopped her patrol vehicle to provide lighting to a truck driver who was securing cargo on his vehicle   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response

MBTA: Worcester-Boston Nonstop Service Begins May 23

MBTA: Worcester-Boston Nonstop Service Begins May 23 posted on Apr 27

For the first time ever, the MBTA will offer nonstop service between Worcester and Boston in less than an hour. The HeartToHub will operate twice daily—morning and evening—every weekday starting May 23, 2016. The added service to the Framingham/Worcester Line will depart Union Station at   …Continue Reading MBTA: Worcester-Boston Nonstop Service Begins May 23

MBTA Commuter Rail: Keolis Proposes New Fare Collection System to Reduce Fare Evasion

MBTA Commuter Rail: Keolis Proposes New Fare Collection System to Reduce Fare Evasion posted on Apr 27

During this week’s MBTA Fiscal Management and Control Board, Keolis presented a new proposal for fare collection that would dramatically reduce fare evasion on the MBTA Commuter Rail system while increasing revenue by up to $24 million annually. Under the Keolis proposal, the MBTA fare   …Continue Reading MBTA Commuter Rail: Keolis Proposes New Fare Collection System to Reduce Fare Evasion

Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project Milestone

Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project Milestone posted on Apr 26

MassDOT’s Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project in Lexington will reach a major milestone this weekend with the shift of Route 2 eastbound traffic to the new Route 2 East bridge for the final phase of construction. The shift to begin Stage 3 construction will take place   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project Milestone

MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Begin Monday

MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Begin Monday posted on Apr 22

MassDOT public meetings throughout the state to solicit input on the draft five-year, multi-billion dollar Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for long-term highway, aeronautics, rail and transit investments begin Monday, April 25, in Fitchburg. The meetings are scheduled through the month of May. This program makes   …Continue Reading MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Begin Monday