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Governor Baker Appoints Tim King to MassDOT Board of Directors Posted on Sep 27

Governor Baker Appoints Tim King to MassDOT Board of Directors

Governor Charlie Baker today announced the appointment of Timothy King of Waltham to the MassDOT Board of Directors.  King currently serves as a Detective Sergeant for the Waltham Police Department and President of the Massachusetts Police Association. “Detective Sergeant Tim King has devoted much of his career to   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Appoints Tim King to MassDOT Board of Directors

MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards Posted on Sep 27

MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards

MassDOT has announced the awarding of seven grants totaling more than $2.2 million as part of the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). IRAP is a competitive state-funded public/private partnership program that provides financial assistance to eligible applicants who are prepared to invest in industry-based   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Sep 22

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Project Public Meeting Set

The MBTA on Wednesday, October 5, will present design details, project benefits, bid date/process, construction phasing and construction schedule of its Blue Hill Avenue Station project. A public meeting has been scheduled as follows: Wednesday, October 5, 6:00 PM, Mattapan Branch Library, 1350 Blue Hill   …Continue Reading MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Project Public Meeting Set

Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th Posted on Sep 20

Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th

MassDOT is hosting the 2016 Moving Together Conference on Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7:45am – 4:00pm, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street. Session topics include: Focus 40; Innovative Technology: Improving Bicycling, Walking and Transit; Hot Topics in Transit;  and Interactive Sessions   …Continue Reading Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, Transit Officials Provide MBTA Reforms, Winter Resiliency Update Posted on Sep 9

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, Transit Officials Provide MBTA Reforms, Winter Resiliency Update

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack today visited the MBTA’s Caddigan Yard near the Braintree MBTA stop as work commences this weekend on the second phase of Red Line winter resiliency upgrades and as the MBTA’s Fiscal and   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, Transit Officials Provide MBTA Reforms, Winter Resiliency Update

Everett Transit Action Plan Community Meeting Set Posted on Sep 9

Everett Transit Action Plan Community Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled the final Everett Transit Action Plan Community Meeting as follows: Wednesday, September 21, 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM, Edward G. Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea Street, Everett At this final community meeting on the Everett Transit Action Plan, MassDOT planning staff will be   …Continue Reading Everett Transit Action Plan Community Meeting Set

MBTA Hires Chan to Oversee Real Estate Assets Posted on Aug 30

MBTA Hires Chan to Oversee Real Estate Assets

The MBTA has hired Janelle Chan as the Authority’s new real estate manager.  Chan, who holds advanced degrees from both Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will oversee management of the T’s real estate interests. In line with Governor Charlie Baker’s Open   …Continue Reading MBTA Hires Chan to Oversee Real Estate Assets

South Coast Rail Public Meetings Set Posted on Aug 23

South Coast Rail Public Meetings Set

MassDOT and the MBTA will host a series of public meetings beginning next month on the proposed restoration of passenger rail service between the South Coast and Boston. Designers are considering a new connection making use of the existing MBTA Stoughton Commuter Rail Line. The   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Public Meetings Set

MBTA Invites Public to View Best Public Transit App Finalist Presentations Posted on Aug 9

MBTA Invites Public to View Best Public Transit App Finalist Presentations

The MBTA is inviting the public to view presentations from finalists in the T’s contest to select and officially endorse the best app for accessing real-time MBTA information. The event will be held Friday, August 12, at the State Transportation building, 2nd floor Conference Room   …Continue Reading MBTA Invites Public to View Best Public Transit App Finalist Presentations

MBTA Debuts Performance Dashboard 2.0 Posted on Jul 29

MBTA Debuts Performance Dashboard 2.0

The MBTA has launched the next phase of the Performance Dashboard that tracks daily reliability levels of the four subway lines and all 170 bus routes. Responding to customer requests, the Performance Dashboard 2.0 now delivers performance trends over time. The updated dashboard also added   …Continue Reading MBTA Debuts Performance Dashboard 2.0