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Baker-Polito Administration announces $8.6 million for Municipalities, Councils on Aging, other eligible entities for transit operating costs, capital needs & transit mobility posted on Jan 7

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration announced today a total of $8.6 million for cities, towns, and nonprofit organizations to use under the Community Transit Grant Program administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The annual competitive grant program awards money to be used for transit   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration announces $8.6 million for Municipalities, Councils on Aging, other eligible entities for transit operating costs, capital needs & transit mobility

MassDOT Issues Final Report for East-West Passenger Rail Study posted on Jan 5

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) today issued the final report for the East-West Passenger Rail Study, which examines the potential benefits, costs, and investments necessary to connect people in Western Massachusetts communities with Central and Eastern Massachusetts using a passenger rail service that   …Continue Reading MassDOT Issues Final Report for East-West Passenger Rail Study

Federally required statewide exit renumbering to begin on I-295 & Rt. 24

Federally required statewide exit renumbering to begin on I-295 & Rt. 24 posted on Dec 30

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that the installation of new milepost-based signs for exits on Interstate 295, from North Attleboro to Attleboro, will begin on Sunday, January 3. The work is anticipated to be completed in two days. In addition, new   …Continue Reading Federally required statewide exit renumbering to begin on I-295 & Rt. 24

Mass RMV to continue designated service hours for customers 75 or older into Jan. posted on Dec 29

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is pleased to announce it will continue to offer dedicated weekly Wednesday service hours for customers who are 75 years of age or older into the month of January at 17 locations.  Individuals in this age group   …Continue Reading Mass RMV to continue designated service hours for customers 75 or older into Jan.

MassDOT announces $3 Million in Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Program awards posted on Dec 28

  BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the award of $3,053,464.41 in the second round of funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Program. The program, a new phase of the Shared Streets and Spaces Program which launched in   …Continue Reading MassDOT announces $3 Million in Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Program awards

Commuter Rail will continue operating reduced service schedule through Jan. 8 posted on Dec 23

BOSTON – The MBTA and Keolis Commuter Services announced today that Commuter Rail Reduced Service Schedules will continue to operate through Friday, January 8. Reduced Service Schedules took effect on December 14 due to low employee availability because of COVID-19 absences. The MBTA and Keolis,   …Continue Reading Commuter Rail will continue operating reduced service schedule through Jan. 8

MassDOT Advisory: Holiday Travel posted on Dec 22

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for the upcoming holiday season, utilize the appropriate technology tools to make informed decisions, and be aware there may be limited public amenities on trips due to the COVID-19   …Continue Reading MassDOT Advisory: Holiday Travel

Massachusetts, New England states, and D.C. commit to groundbreaking regional program to reduce pollution, invest in clean transportation

Massachusetts, New England states, and D.C. commit to groundbreaking regional program to reduce pollution, invest in clean transportation posted on Dec 21

BOSTON – Today, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) committing to a groundbreaking multi-state program that will reduce motor vehicle pollution by at least 26 percent and generate over   …Continue Reading Massachusetts, New England states, and D.C. commit to groundbreaking regional program to reduce pollution, invest in clean transportation

Federally required statewide exit renumbering continuing on Rt. 6 and I-90 WB

Federally required statewide exit renumbering continuing on Rt. 6 and I-90 WB posted on Dec 21

BOSTON –The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that the installation of new milepost-based signs for exits on Route 6 on Cape Cod and Interstate 90 westbound continues the week of Sunday, December 20, and occurs during overnight hours each night, from 8:00 p.m.   …Continue Reading Federally required statewide exit renumbering continuing on Rt. 6 and I-90 WB

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Sparkles and Ice, Driving Drunk is Not Nice

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Sparkles and Ice, Driving Drunk is Not Nice posted on Dec 21

With our eyes on sparkly gifts and excitement building for the New Year, there is a national enforcement mobilization to raise awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The holidays are known for being merry and bright, but they’re   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Sparkles and Ice, Driving Drunk is Not Nice