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MBTA Bus Operator Finds, Returns Wallet Posted on Oct 27

MBTA Bus Operator Finds, Returns Wallet

MBTA Bus Operator Richard Cooper, left, made quite a discovery while driving Bus #656 on Thursday, October 23. A passenger had left behind a wallet, containing $1,735. Cooper, 28-year T employee, immediately contacted MBTA Bus Dispatch about the discovery.  He delivered the wallet and money   …Continue Reading MBTA Bus Operator Finds, Returns Wallet

South Coast Rail: Project of the Year Candidate Posted on Oct 24

South Coast Rail: Project of the Year Candidate

The South Coast Rail project will be under consideration for the North American Project of the Year, specifically for job creation, at next week’s North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C.  The forum is hosted by the globally recognized firm CG/LA Infrastructure.  Aconex,   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Project of the Year Candidate

MBTA: Green Line Real-Time Tracking Posted on Oct 23

MBTA: Green Line Real-Time Tracking

Today, the MBTA will begin providing real-time information on the Green Line for the first time in the line’s 117 year history. Real-time data on the location of Green Line trains will be fed to the dozens of MBTA real-time apps. This will mark the   …Continue Reading MBTA: Green Line Real-Time Tracking

I-90 Allston Interchange Project Public Meeting November 5 Posted on Oct 23

I-90 Allston Interchange Project Public Meeting November 5

The MassDOT I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project task force has scheduled a public meeting to review the latest information about the project: Wednesday, November 5, 6pm, Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp Street, Allston The I-90 Allston viaduct is nearing the end of its useful lifespan   …Continue Reading I-90 Allston Interchange Project Public Meeting November 5

Governor Patrick Announces Fairmount Line Service Upgrades Posted on Oct 16

Governor Patrick Announces Fairmount Line Service Upgrades

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey, MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott and state and local officials to announce a package of service upgrades to the MBTA‘s Fairmount Commuter Rail Line to improve the Line’s reliability, frequency and to   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Fairmount Line Service Upgrades

Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey Posted on Oct 10

Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey

Calling him a bold leader and a friend who will be missed in the Administration, Governor Deval Patrick today announced the resignation of MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey, effective November 1. Governor Patrick also announced his appointment of Highway Administrator Frank DePaola as   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey

I-90 Allston Interchange Project Meeting: October 15 Posted on Oct 10

I-90 Allston Interchange Project Meeting: October 15

The MassDOT I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project task force has scheduled a public meeting to review the latest information about the project as follows: Wednesday, October 15, 6pm, Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp Street, Allston The I-90 Allston viaduct is nearing the end of its   …Continue Reading I-90 Allston Interchange Project Meeting: October 15

Green Line Extension Public Meetings Set Posted on Oct 9

Green Line Extension Public Meetings Set

MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting two public meetings this fall to provide an update on the advanced design of the first three stations of the Green Line Extension (GLX) project. These stations will be the first three new stations to be opened as part   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meetings Set

Columbus Day Weekend: Travel Safely! Posted on Oct 8

Columbus Day Weekend: Travel Safely!

MassDOT advises highway travelers to plan ahead for one of the busiest days of the year on state highways this Friday ahead of the three-day Columbus Day weekend. The Friday before Columbus Day has been the busiest or second busiest day of the year on   …Continue Reading Columbus Day Weekend: Travel Safely!

Commuter Rail: Weekend Service Returning on 3 Lines Posted on Oct 7

Commuter Rail: Weekend Service Returning on 3 Lines

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey today announced the restoration of weekend Commuter Rail service on three lines beginning this winter. The Kingston/Plymouth and Greenbush lines will see the return of Saturday and Sunday service and the Needham Line will resume Saturday service after   …Continue Reading Commuter Rail: Weekend Service Returning on 3 Lines