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Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings Posted on Jun 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings

MassDOT is hosting two pre-construction Public Meetings for the Commonwealth Ave Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Tuesday, July 11, 6:30 PM, Boston University College of General Studies, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (Lower Level, Room 129), 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston Thursday, July 13, 6:30 PM, Newton Free   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail Posted on Jun 16

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

The MBTA is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) on June 16th to study and identify current and future Commuter Rail needs and improvements as part of the MBTA’s Commuter Rail Vision. The MBTA already has a future planning exercise underway for bus, subway, and   …Continue Reading MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award Posted on Jun 14

MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

The MBTA is pleased to congratulate Senior Project Manager Ellen DeNooyer AIA, LEED AP in receiving the 2017 Innovative Transportation Solutions Award from the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Boston Chapter, an association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. The WTS Innovative Transportation Solutions   …Continue Reading MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Jun 7

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project will host a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, June 21, 6:00 to 7:30 PM, Medford City Hall, Council Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community with a general update on   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled

MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans Posted on Jun 5

MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans

The MBTA has released its alternate weekday and weekend commuter rail service plans for the North Shore as a result of Beverly Drawbridge construction taking place on weekdays from July 17 through August 13 and Positive Train Control (PTC) work taking place on weekends from   …Continue Reading MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Groundbreaking Posted on Jun 5

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Groundbreaking

Governor Charlie Baker, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and MBTA Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve held a groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate the construction of the new Blue Hill Avenue Station on the Fairmont Commuter Rail Line. “Construction of the Blue Hill Avenue Station   …Continue Reading MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Groundbreaking

MBTA: Special Fares, Extra Service for Sail Boston Events Posted on Jun 1

MBTA: Special Fares, Extra Service for Sail Boston Events

The Sail Boston event will be held between Saturday, June 17, and Wednesday, June 21, and the MBTA is offering four special fare options to make traveling to and from the Grand Parade of Sail and the tall ships fast and easy. The MBTA is   …Continue Reading MBTA: Special Fares, Extra Service for Sail Boston Events

New Bedford: Massachusetts Freight Plan Open House Posted on May 19

New Bedford: Massachusetts Freight Plan Open House

MassDOT is hosting the fourth Open House for the Massachusetts Freight Plan as follows: Wednesday, May 24, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, New Bedford Free Public Library, Meeting Room (3rd floor), 613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford MassDOT’s Freight Plan is a strategic planning document that   …Continue Reading New Bedford: Massachusetts Freight Plan Open House

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Opening of Boston Landing Station Posted on May 17

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Opening of Boston Landing Station

The Baker-Polito Administration, state transit and local elected officials, and New Balance executives today celebrated the ribbon-cutting of the new $20-million Boston Landing Commuter Rail Station, privately financed by New Balance, and restoring commuter rail service to the Allston-Brighton community for the first time since   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Opening of Boston Landing Station

MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved Posted on May 15

MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today approved a contract with Barletta Heavy Division, Inc., for the construction of improvements to the Wellington Maintenance Facility, which will prepare the location for the arrival of new Orange Line vehicles. The cost of the Wellington   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved