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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

Boston South Station WTS Art Project Moves Forward Posted on Oct 7

Boston South Station WTS Art Project Moves Forward

WTS-Boston, the Boston Chapter of WTS Advancing Women in Transportation, announced selection of three artists as finalists to develop public art showcasing women’s contributions to the transportation industry. The art work will be located within the MBTA South Station transportation hub. The three finalists will   …Continue Reading Boston South Station WTS Art Project Moves Forward

Take the Late Night T to “Late Night Eats” October 4 Posted on Oct 2

Take the Late Night T to “Late Night Eats” October 4

Following the successful Late Night Arts film screenings on Friday and Saturday night, September 26-27, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and MBTA today joined the City of Boston and local food and fashion vendors in announcing Late Night Eats on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy   …Continue Reading Take the Late Night T to “Late Night Eats” October 4

Governor Patrick Announces New Commuter Rail Station in Allston Posted on Sep 30

Governor Patrick Announces New Commuter Rail Station in Allston

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and state and local officials to announce that the I-90/Massachusetts Turnpike Allston Interchange Improvements project will include a new Commuter Rail stop, with pedestrian and bike access, that will allow for increased   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces New Commuter Rail Station in Allston

MBTA Ridership: 7th Consecutive Monthly Increase Posted on Sep 29

MBTA Ridership: 7th Consecutive Monthly Increase

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott says the modest fare increase that took effect July 1st has done nothing to interrupt the streak of consecutive months in which MBTA ridership has increased. “August marked the seventh straight month of growth in ridership,” said GM Scott. Weekday   …Continue Reading MBTA Ridership: 7th Consecutive Monthly Increase

Longfellow Bridge Update: October 11-12 Impacts Posted on Sep 29

Longfellow Bridge Update: October 11-12 Impacts

Major rehabilitation work is progressing at the Longfellow Bridge connecting Boston and Cambridge over the Charles River. The iconic “salt and pepper” bridge is being rehabilitated as part of a three and a half year, $255.5 million project funded through the Patrick Administration’s historic Accelerated   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Update: October 11-12 Impacts