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MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on May 22

MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT advises Memorial Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools to plan trips and use public transportation if possible to travel between destinations.  On Memorial Day, May 28, Registry of Motor Vehicle customer service locations will be closed, as   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MBTA: Special $10 Summer Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Begins Next Month Posted on May 21

MBTA: Special $10 Summer Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Begins Next Month

The MBTA today announced a special $10 summer weekend fare on the Commuter Rail, valid for unlimited travel through all zones on Saturdays and Sundays beginning June 9. This pilot program will be offered every weekend through September 2. “We look forward to testing this   …Continue Reading MBTA: Special $10 Summer Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Begins Next Month

Draft 2019-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on May 15

Draft 2019-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2019-2023 and welcomes public comment until June 4, 2018. The STIP is a five-year investment program that prioritizes federal funds for improvements to our roadways, bridges, transit systems,   …Continue Reading Draft 2019-2023 State Transportation Improvement Program

Governor’s Commission on the Future of Transportation Listening Sessions Posted on May 15

Governor’s Commission on the Future of Transportation Listening Sessions

The Governor’s Commission on the Future of Transportation is presenting a series of five listening sessions on the Future of Transportation in Massachusetts. These sessions are open to the public and will offer an opportunity to capture ideas and discuss policy, as well as receive   …Continue Reading Governor’s Commission on the Future of Transportation Listening Sessions

MBTA: Digital Beacon Information Now Available within BlindWays App Posted on May 9

MBTA: Digital Beacon Information Now Available within BlindWays App

Furthering its dedication to new technologies in advancing System-Wide Accessibility initiatives, the MBTA has fully integrated the data made available through its piloted Digital Beacon Program within the latest version of the BlindWays app on Bus Routes 70 and 71 in collaboration with Raizlabs and   …Continue Reading MBTA: Digital Beacon Information Now Available within BlindWays App

Plan Ahead: Longfellow Bridge, Mass Ave Bridge Weekend Closures Posted on May 8

Plan Ahead: Longfellow Bridge, Mass Ave Bridge Weekend Closures

MassDOT reminds the public that due to scheduled work, the Longfellow Bridge over the Charles River and the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge over Commonwealth Avenue will be closed to all non-emergency vehicles on Saturday, May 12, and on Sunday, May 13. The MBTA Red Line will   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Longfellow Bridge, Mass Ave Bridge Weekend Closures

CapeFLYER Train to Cape Cod Returns Memorial Day Weekend Posted on May 8

CapeFLYER Train to Cape Cod Returns Memorial Day Weekend

Entering its sixth year of service, the CapeFLYER has announced that trains will again be running from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 25th and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day. To better   …Continue Reading CapeFLYER Train to Cape Cod Returns Memorial Day Weekend

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Impacts: July 26 through August 11 Posted on Apr 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Impacts: July 26 through August 11

MassDOT today announced that it will conduct intensive construction operations to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge over 15 ½ days from Thursday, July 26 through Saturday, August 11, as part of the ongoing $110 million bridge placement project. These types of construction operations   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Impacts: July 26 through August 11

Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan Posted on Apr 19

Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public comment period for the draft CIP will   …Continue Reading Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month Posted on Apr 9

MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month

Did you know that the average Massachusetts commuter who logs their green trips in BayStateCommute.com reduces harmful emissions by the equivalent of 23 gallons of gas per month[1]? With the 48th annual Earth Month in full swing, now is a great time to try a   …Continue Reading MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month