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Governor Baker Appoints Mayors Sullivan, Mazzarella to MassDOT Board Posted on Aug 4

Governor Baker Appoints Mayors Sullivan, Mazzarella to MassDOT Board

Governor Charlie Baker today announced the appointment of Braintree Mayor Joseph Sullivan and Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The MassDOT Board was expanded to 11 members by the Legislature this year based upon a   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Appoints Mayors Sullivan, Mazzarella to MassDOT Board

MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2 Posted on Jul 29

MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2

The MBTA has scheduled necessary track maintenance activities on the Orange Line for this weekend, Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd. Weekend service will be suspended between Forest Hills and Ruggles Stations. During the suspension of service, work crews will remove and replace rail   …Continue Reading MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2

Green Line Extension Community Outreach Event Posted on Jul 29

Green Line Extension Community Outreach Event

The Green Line Extension Project team including contractor Barletta Heavy Division this week participated in a touch-a-truck event with the Power Kids summer enrichment program in Medford. Approximately 60 youth from the Power Kids program grades K-11 had an up close view of the construction   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Community Outreach Event

Casey Arborway: Night Work Begins July 26 Posted on Jul 24

Casey Arborway: Night Work Begins July 26

As part of the ongoing Casey Arborway Project, night work will resume beginning Sunday, July 26th through Thursday, July 30 and continue for approximately 5 weeks. Night work hours are 8PM to 6AM. Night work is necessary for public safety and will take place with   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway: Night Work Begins July 26

MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Convenes First Meeting Posted on Jul 21

MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Convenes First Meeting

The five-member Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) appointed by Governor Charlie Baker convened its first public meeting today at the State Transportation Building in Boston. The Board represents a key reform recommended by the Governor’s MBTA Special Panel following   …Continue Reading MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Convenes First Meeting

Governor Baker Appoints 5-Member MBTA Fiscal Management & Control Board Posted on Jul 17

Governor Baker Appoints 5-Member MBTA Fiscal Management & Control Board

Governor Charlie Baker today appointed the five-member Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Fiscal Management and Control Board (FMCB) and designated Joe Aiello as Chair immediately after signing into law the Fiscal Year 2016 budget. A key reform recommended by the Governor’s MBTA Special Panel following   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Appoints 5-Member MBTA Fiscal Management & Control Board

MassDOT Secretary Pollack, MBTA Mark Americans With Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Posted on Jul 16

MassDOT Secretary Pollack, MBTA Mark Americans With Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary

Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack and the MBTA are looking forward to joining advocates for people with disabilities, community groups, local officials, and the City of Boston in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Wednesday, July 22nd. Hundreds of people   …Continue Reading MassDOT Secretary Pollack, MBTA Mark Americans With Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary

MBTA Red Line Winter Resiliency Work Posted on Jul 15

MBTA Red Line Winter Resiliency Work

Beginning on Saturday, July 25, and continuing on selected weekends through the month of August, Red Line service between JFK/Umass and North Quincy stations will be temporarily suspended to allow workers to make the subway more resilient to harsh winter weather conditions. The work is   …Continue Reading MBTA Red Line Winter Resiliency Work

MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations Posted on Jul 2

MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced the publication of new recommendations for the evaluation and prioritization of proposed capital projects. The recommendations have been submitted to MassDOT by an independent Project Selection Advisory Council, which has worked for 18 months to develop a   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations

MassDOT Secretary Pollack Launches Youth Pass Pilot Program Posted on Jul 1

MassDOT Secretary Pollack Launches Youth Pass Pilot Program

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Stephanie Pollack launched a year-long pilot program that will provide MBTA monthly passes to up to 1,500 youth between the ages of 12 and 21 in the cities of Boston, Somerville, Chelsea and Malden. At Roxbury’s Dudley Station, Secretary Pollack was   …Continue Reading MassDOT Secretary Pollack Launches Youth Pass Pilot Program