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South Station Romance: Are You a Dermatologist? Posted on Feb 14

South Station Romance: Are You a Dermatologist?

Happy Valentine’s Day! All this week MassDOT is telling stories shared with us by couples connecting at Boston South Station.  Enjoy the final of four stories, and we thank everyone who responded to our call for Cupid. Are You a Dermatologist? Kristin Failla boarded the   …Continue Reading South Station Romance: Are You a Dermatologist?

South Station Romance: The Floured Suitor Posted on Feb 13

South Station Romance: The Floured Suitor

MassDOT invited readers to share stories of romance with a Boston South Station connection, and we are sharing four this week. Today’s story began more than a century ago. The Floured Suitor Destined for a new life in America, Mary Anne Ward emigrated from Ireland   …Continue Reading South Station Romance: The Floured Suitor

BusPlus Program Announces New Regional Service Posted on Feb 12

BusPlus Program Announces New Regional Service

MassDOT in coordination with DATTCO, Inc. today announced new regional transportation services coming soon as part of the new BusPlus program to increase the intercity and commuter transportation options available across the Commonwealth and all of New England. BusPlus is a public/private partnership in which   …Continue Reading BusPlus Program Announces New Regional Service

South Station Romance: Taking the Midnight Train Posted on Feb 12

South Station Romance: Taking the Midnight Train

MassDOT last month invited readers to share stories of romance with a Boston South Station twist. This week, we are sharing four of these stories, one each through Valentine’s Day. Enjoy! Taking the Midnight Train Shawn Marie and Jon Simmons’ romance began on the beach   …Continue Reading South Station Romance: Taking the Midnight Train

MBTA Government Center Station Closes March 22 Posted on Feb 12

MBTA Government Center Station Closes March 22

The MBTA Government Center Station will be closed beginning on Saturday, March 22, 2014, for two years while crews upgrade the station into a fully accessible, safer, modern, more comfortable facility.  The station will reopen in spring 2016. The Government Center Station Improvements Project will   …Continue Reading MBTA Government Center Station Closes March 22

Medford Green Line Extension Public Meeting: February 24 Posted on Feb 10

Medford Green Line Extension Public Meeting: February 24

The Green Line Extension Project neighborhood public meeting to provide details about noise and retaining walls in Medford from Broadway to Winthrop Street including College Avenue Station that was cancelled last week due to the weather has been rescheduled as follows: Monday, February 24, 6:00-8:00pm, St. Clement School, 579   …Continue Reading Medford Green Line Extension Public Meeting: February 24

MassDOT Continues Capital Investment, weMove Mass Meetings Posted on Feb 7

MassDOT Continues Capital Investment, weMove Mass Meetings

MassDOT will continue a series of public meetings on two recently released transportation planning documents for public review: a Long-Range Transportation Plan, “weMove Massachusetts (WMM): Planning for Performance,” and the first draft of its five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for FY2014-FY2018. The $12.4 billion CIP   …Continue Reading MassDOT Continues Capital Investment, weMove Mass Meetings

Community Transit Grants Posted on Feb 3

Community Transit Grants

MassDOT’s Rail & Transit Division MassDOT FY15 Community Transit Grant Program applications are now available. The Federal Transit Administration and the Commonwealth provide financial assistance through a number of programs to Regional Transit Authorities, Private Non-Profits/For-Profits, Councils on Aging, municipalities that provide transit service and   …Continue Reading Community Transit Grants

Green Line Extension Meetings Set This Week Posted on Feb 3

Green Line Extension Meetings Set This Week

On Tuesday, February 4, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM the Green Line Extension (GLX) is hosting a neighborhood public meeting to provide details about noise and retaining walls in Cambridge in the Glass Factory Condominiums Area (includes Lechmere Station). The meeting will take place at   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Meetings Set This Week

Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue Posted on Jan 31

Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue

MassDOT next week continues its series of public meetings in Amherst, Pittsfield, and North Dartmouth to present two transportation planning documents: a Long-Range Transportation Plan, “weMove Massachusetts (WMM): Planning for Performance,” and the first draft of its five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for FY2014-FY2018. The   …Continue Reading Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue