As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA replaced the railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge rolled into place during one weekend at the end of August. Crews prepared foundations for the new …Continue Reading MBTA Video: Watch Concord Bridge Roll into Place!
The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board has approved the purchase of 44, sixty-foot long buses for the Silver Line and other high volume bus routes. The diesel hybrid buses will replace the existing CNG-powered buses that began serving the Silver Line in 2003. The …Continue Reading MBTA Purchases Dozens of New, High Capacity Buses
The MBTA announced today that the Green Line will activate additional countdown signs this week at Copley, Arlington, Boylston, Park, Haymarket and North Stations. “These signs provide important information that significantly enhances our customers’ commuting experience,” said MBTA General Manager Frank DePaola. “The oldest subway …Continue Reading MBTA Green Line to Activate Additional Countdown Signs
The MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles today launched a campaign to promote its MassRMV.com online registration and license renewal services as the agency prepares to process more than 1.32 million renewals before December 31, 2015. “Performing a registration or license renewal on MassRMV.com takes minutes,” …Continue Reading RMV Launches Campaign: Skip the Line, Go Online!
MassDOT is not only replacing bridges for the Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project in Lexington, it’s also taking steps to ensure the surrounding environment is protected and improved (see the project map on our website). “Greening” measures will safeguard a key neighbor of the construction …Continue Reading Lexington Route 2 Bridges: As Construction Advances, So Does Environmental Protection
MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin today joined Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter along with state and local elected officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the West Elm Street Roadway Reconstruction Project. The $3.7 million project will improve traffic control and enhance safety along a nearly …Continue Reading Brockton: West Elm Street Project Groundbreaking Celebrated
MassDOT’s Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project moves forward in fall 2015 with upcoming work-related ramp closures. The Exit 52A ramp from Route 2 East to I-95 South and Exit 29A from I-95 South to Route 2 East will be closed from 8:00 PM on Friday, …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Project Update
At busy Alewife Station, seven-foot tall kiosks built with 100 percent recycled materials offer MBTA users the space and information to recycle on the go. The two kiosks are part of a pilot program designed by MassRecycle in partnership with the MBTA, the Massachusetts Beverage …Continue Reading MBTA: Pilot Program to Increase Recycling
Team MassDOT on Wheels this week joined Boston’s annual Hub on Wheels event and completed a successful 30+ mile route around the city! MassDOT’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Coordinator Peter Sutton and Team were pleased to participate in the city-wide bike ride on September 20. …Continue Reading MassDOT Team Joins Hub on Wheels Bike Event
In its first report to the Legislature, the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) detailed underlying problems at the MBTA that are even more serious and deep-seated than reported in April by the Governor’s Special Panel to Review the MBTA. The FMCB’s baseline analysis …Continue Reading MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Releases First Report