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Massachusetts RMV Renews Over 163,000 Licenses & IDs Online During REAL ID Promotion posted on Sep 18

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) continues to encourage all eligible customers to renew their Standard Massachusetts driver’s license or Massachusetts ID card online at Mass.Gov/RMV in order to qualify for a free upgrade to a REAL ID credential in 2021. This   …Continue Reading Massachusetts RMV Renews Over 163,000 Licenses & IDs Online During REAL ID Promotion

Baker‐Polito Administration Awards Over $800,000 to Municipalities for Improvements to Road-Stream Crossings

Baker‐Polito Administration Awards Over $800,000 to Municipalities for Improvements to Road-Stream Crossings posted on Sep 14

BECKET – The Baker‐Polito Administration today announced $806,880 in grants to support culvert replacement projects that improve municipal roads and river health in communities across the Commonwealth. Provided by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER), the grants support projects that   …Continue Reading Baker‐Polito Administration Awards Over $800,000 to Municipalities for Improvements to Road-Stream Crossings

Public meeting scheduled for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project posted on Sep 11

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing an upcoming virtual Public Information Meeting for MassDOT’s Statewide Exit Renumbering Project on Thursday, September 24 from 6:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m. This project is converting all existing exit numbers on freeways to a milepost-based   …Continue Reading Public meeting scheduled for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Total Increasing to $10 Million

Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Total Increasing to $10 Million posted on Sep 10

BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced that total funding would increase to $10 million in the Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Emergency Grant Program and announced the award of $3.9 million in the   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Total Increasing to $10 Million

This Labor Day plan ahead, bring face covering, find what’s open/closed at destinations, avoid joining large groups posted on Sep 3

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is advising Labor Day travelers to make informed decisions and plan ahead this coming holiday weekend. In addition to high traffic volumes on some routes, the pandemic means large gatherings should be avoided. There will be limited   …Continue Reading This Labor Day plan ahead, bring face covering, find what’s open/closed at destinations, avoid joining large groups

Road Diet Pilot will continue in Reading (Route 28) posted on Sep 3

READING – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it is extending the Road Diet Pilot Project that is currently taking place on Main Street (Route 28) in Reading. The pilot, which began in late April 2020 and was originally scheduled to conclude   …Continue Reading Road Diet Pilot will continue in Reading (Route 28)

Massachusetts RMV to Offer Designated Service Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older posted on Sep 1

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that it will begin offering dedicated service hours for customers who are 75 years of age or older and are required to renew their Massachusetts driver’s license in person.  The new designated service hours   …Continue Reading Massachusetts RMV to Offer Designated Service Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older

MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approves $403.5 Million Contract for South Coast Rail Main Line Construction

MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approves $403.5 Million Contract for South Coast Rail Main Line Construction posted on Aug 24

BOSTON – Today the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board approved a $403.5 million contract with SCR Constructors, a joint venture of The Middlesex Corporation and Tutor Perini, to build the New Bedford Main Line, upgrade the Middleborough Secondary Line, and build the Phase 1   …Continue Reading MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approves $403.5 Million Contract for South Coast Rail Main Line Construction

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Mobilization Week and Ending Summer Safely

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Mobilization Week and Ending Summer Safely posted on Aug 21

September is just around the corner, and while final decisions are still being made on what the fall will look like for commuters and students, many districts have decided to push the return to school past Labor Day, extending the summer. Massachusetts residents will likely   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Mobilization Week and Ending Summer Safely

Massachusetts RMV to Re-Open North Adams Service Center for Drop-Off Registration & Title Services on Monday, Aug. 24 posted on Aug 21

QUINCY – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) will on Monday, August 24th reopen the North Adams Service Center for drop-off registration and title services. Due to capacity, safety and public health limitations for maintaining ‘social-distancing,’ general appointments will not yet be available for   …Continue Reading Massachusetts RMV to Re-Open North Adams Service Center for Drop-Off Registration & Title Services on Monday, Aug. 24