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MassDOT, MBTA: Fill-A-Bus With Gifts! Posted on Dec 4

MassDOT, MBTA: Fill-A-Bus With Gifts!

MassDOT and the MBTA are pleased to present the 14th Annual Fill-A-Bus With Gifts program to help children in need. Please visit the “Fill-A-Bus” next week and donate a new, unwrapped gift for this holiday season. The donation will benefit the Massachusetts Society for the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA: Fill-A-Bus With Gifts!

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! Posted on Nov 24

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward Posted on Nov 24

South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward

Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward

Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board Posted on Nov 19

Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board

Governor Deval Patrick today appointed Robin Chase to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors. Chase is the founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest car-sharing company in the world, Buzzcar, a car-sharing marketplace in France and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community.   …Continue Reading Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board

MBTA Celebrates Salem Intermodal Facility Opening Posted on Nov 17

MBTA Celebrates Salem Intermodal Facility Opening

MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott joined Salem Mayor Kimberly Driscoll along with federal, state and local officials to officially open the new Salem Intermodal Facility including a 700-car parking garage at the Salem Commuter Rail Station. The facility also features bus, bike and Zipcar   …Continue Reading MBTA Celebrates Salem Intermodal Facility Opening

Governor Patrick Rededicates “Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center” Posted on Nov 10

Governor Patrick Rededicates “Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center”

Governor Deval Patrick today rededicated South Station as “Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center” in recognition of the former Governor’s devotion to public transportation and advocacy. Today’s ceremony at the newly-named South Station included the unveiling of a plaque on the corner of   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Rededicates “Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center”

Haverhill: MBTA Bridges Traffic Update Posted on Nov 3

Haverhill: MBTA Bridges Traffic Update

The MBTA announced that construction work at the Washington Street railroad bridge will impact traffic for approximately two weeks beginning today, Monday, November 3 through November 17th. MBTA’s contractors will be removing a surplus railroad spur over Washington Street as part of a major project   …Continue Reading Haverhill: MBTA Bridges Traffic Update

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