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2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st Posted on Sep 19

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Don’t miss the 2018 Moving Together Conference! This years’ conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, November 1, 7:45 AM – 4:00 PM,  Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Sessions topics this year include: • Creating Mass Trails • Transforming the Waterfront •   …Continue Reading 2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

MBTA: Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Extended through December 9 Posted on Sep 6

MBTA: Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Extended through December 9

The MBTA today announced the special $10 weekend fare on the Commuter Rail, which is valid for unlimited travel through all zones on Saturdays and Sundays, will be extended to Sunday, December 9. This pilot program began being offered every weekend on June 9, 2018.   …Continue Reading MBTA: Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Extended through December 9

MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory Posted on Aug 28

MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory

MassDOT is encouraging Labor Day travelers to make informed decisions, utilize all the available technology tools including www.mass511.com, and consider public transportation if possible to reach destinations. “Everyone who will be traveling throughout the Labor Day weekend should make smart decisions and plan ahead in   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory

Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up Posted on Aug 14

Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up

Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez, CRRC leadership, and more viewed a mock-up of the new Red Line car today at City Hall Plaza. The public is also invited to view the Red Line mock-up staged   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes Posted on Aug 10

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes

MassDOT is announcing that the work to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge is progressing well and MBTA Green Line B trolley service is expected to be using tracks on the bridge this afternoon, and the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and the Boston   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes

MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project Posted on Aug 7

MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project

The MBTA has announced a new Station Improvements Project aimed at enhancing the customer experience in stations across the MBTA system. Improvements will be specific to each station, including in-depth lighting upgrades, station power washing, and overgrown vegetation clearing among other station improvements. The first   …Continue Reading MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project

Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction Posted on Aug 5

Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction

MassDOT today announced that I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) in Boston is now open to its full capacity of four lanes in each direction and all on and off-ramps are now open, a milestone for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project that has been achieved approximately 24   …Continue Reading Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule Posted on Aug 3

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule

MassDOT announced that work is on schedule on the project to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge as significant travel impacts are in place throughout the Boston region. I-90 in Boston will have two lanes of travel in each direction until 8   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update Posted on Aug 2

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update

MassDOT announced that crews are continuing to work on schedule to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge while major travel impacts are in place in Boston. This includes lane reductions on I-90 in Boston, which is currently open to two lanes of travel   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 1: Continuing on Schedule Posted on Aug 1

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 1: Continuing on Schedule

MassDOT announced that work is continuing on schedule on the project to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge. Today, crews are placing the last of the steel beams on the second span of the bridge, putting in place precast concrete deck panels, and   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 1: Continuing on Schedule