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MassDOT Reminder: Safe Winter Driving Tips!

MassDOT Reminder: Safe Winter Driving Tips! posted on Feb 4

With snow in the forecast, MassDOT reminds motorists to plan ahead, avoid travel during the snow event when possible, and be prepared for Winter Travel! Be sure to Prepare Your Vehicle For Winter Driving and bring Winter Car Supplies. Use Common Sense While Driving Near   …Continue Reading MassDOT Reminder: Safe Winter Driving Tips!

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 8-9

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 8-9 posted on Feb 3

You are invited to share and learn the newest ideas in transportation technology by attending MassDOT’s Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange for 2016, scheduled for March 8 & 9, at the DCU Center in Worcester. Are you wondering how to improve both the efficiency and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 8-9

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program posted on Feb 1

The Baker-Polito Administration and Massachusetts Department of Transportation today announced a $12.5 million Complete Streets Funding Program and online program portal in an effort to encourage cities and towns in the Commonwealth to design and construct projects to make street networks safer and more efficient   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Launches Complete Streets Funding Program

Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage Construction Begins February 11

Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage Construction Begins February 11 posted on Feb 1

MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli (WSC), anticipates setting up the final configuration of Stage 3 construction for the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project by Thursday, February 11, 2016. The shift of the tracks to their temporary positions was completed over a series of MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversions.   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage Construction Begins February 11

Everett Transit Action Plan: Community Meeting Set

Everett Transit Action Plan: Community Meeting Set posted on Feb 1

MassDOT is hosting the second community meeting and open house on the Everett Transit Action Plan on Thursday, February 11 at the Connolly Center in Everett. Stop in for the Open House anytime between 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM to learn about the study, see   …Continue Reading Everett Transit Action Plan: Community Meeting Set

MBTA: New South Acton Commuter Rail Station Opening Event

MBTA: New South Acton Commuter Rail Station Opening Event posted on Jan 29

MassDOT and the MBTA are excited to join the Baker Administration, Federal, State, and Local Public officials and our neighbors in South Acton to celebrate the recent opening of the New South Acton Commuter Rail Station. This event will include a speaking program at the   …Continue Reading MBTA: New South Acton Commuter Rail Station Opening Event

Baker-Polito Administration Launches “RMV Near Me” Program

Baker-Polito Administration Launches “RMV Near Me” Program posted on Jan 28

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) today announced the launch of the “RMV Near Me” program, a pilot partnership with statewide Councils on Aging (COA) to provide additional service locations at which senior citizens can receive assistance processing   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Launches “RMV Near Me” Program

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion Cancelled

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion Cancelled posted on Jan 27

MassDOT has cancelled the MBTA Red Line diversion and Longfellow Bridge closure scheduled for Friday, January 29 through Sunday, January 31. The remaining work will be completed during a series of night shifts instead of during a weekend diversion. The Longfellow Bridge will remain open   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion Cancelled

MassDOT Highway Crews, Equipment Assist Washington, DC Snow Removal

MassDOT Highway Crews, Equipment Assist Washington, DC Snow Removal posted on Jan 27

MassDOT today in cooperation with other state agencies dispatched crews, volunteers and equipment to assist with snow removal in Washington, D.C. Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin joined Highway Division employees as they gathered at depots in Chicopee and Auburn before departing for the nation’s capital. MassDOT   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Crews, Equipment Assist Washington, DC Snow Removal

Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results

Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results posted on Jan 26

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization (Boston MPO) has been selected by the national nonprofit Transportation for America to participate in a first-of-its-kind yearlong training academy for ambitious metro regions beginning to use performance measurement to better assess the results   …Continue Reading Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results