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MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Dec 22

MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead this holiday season, utilize MassDOT’s many travel tools and resources and take public transportation if possible. “We want everyone to reach their travel destinations safely and enjoy this holiday with their friends and loved ones,” said Transportation Secretary and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead

APTA Report: Boston area Commuter Saves $1,000+ Monthly by Choosing MBTA Posted on Dec 22

APTA Report: Boston area Commuter Saves $1,000+ Monthly by Choosing MBTA

According to the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), a Boston area commuter who switches his or her daily commute from car to public transportation saves an average of $1,065 per month or $12,655 annually.  The savings are calculated as part of APTA’s monthly December 2016   …Continue Reading APTA Report: Boston area Commuter Saves $1,000+ Monthly by Choosing MBTA

South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions Posted on Dec 19

South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions

The proposed South Coast Rail project team invites you to review new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) now available on the project website. The FAQs address current project status and issues discussed during recent public meetings. The project team is evaluating the proposal to provide earlier   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions

MBTA Purchases an Additional 120 New Red Line Cars Posted on Dec 13

MBTA Purchases an Additional 120 New Red Line Cars

In a move that will result in an entirely new fleet of MBTA Red Line cars, the Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) voted to order 120 additional Red Line cars from the CRRC MA Corporation. Having an entire fleet comprised of the same make   …Continue Reading MBTA Purchases an Additional 120 New Red Line Cars

Medford: Green Line Extension Public Meeting December 14 Posted on Dec 5

Medford: Green Line Extension Public Meeting December 14

The Green Line Extension Project Interim Program Management Team will host a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, December 14, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, Medford City Hall, Council Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive The purpose of the meeting will be to present a general update   …Continue Reading Medford: Green Line Extension Public Meeting December 14

MBTA Future: Focus40 Seeks Your Ideas Posted on Dec 2

MBTA Future: Focus40 Seeks Your Ideas

The Focus40 Street Team has been out at stops and stations around the system, collecting your ideas for the MBTA’s future. The Street Team is made up of MassDOT staff, community members, and partner organizations. We have already engaged with over 1,000 MBTA customers and   …Continue Reading MBTA Future: Focus40 Seeks Your Ideas

MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Travel Posted on Nov 21

MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Travel

MassDOT advises Thanksgiving holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and use public transportation if possible to go to destinations. “Thanksgiving travel has increased each year for the past several years, and I would encourage the public to plan ahead,”   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Travel

MBTA: Red Line, Orange Line Infrastructure Upgrade Contract Posted on Nov 16

MBTA: Red Line, Orange Line Infrastructure Upgrade Contract

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board this week awarded a $17.9 million construction contract to J.F. White Contracting Co. to fund infrastructure improvements on the Red Line and Orange Line. The contract with J.F. White, who was the low bidder, will cover improved and   …Continue Reading MBTA: Red Line, Orange Line Infrastructure Upgrade Contract

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set Posted on Nov 15

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Interim Program Management Team will host a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, December 7, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Somerville High School Auditorium, 81 Highland Avenue The purpose of the meeting will be to present a general update: Status of   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

MBTA Survey to Measure Demand for Regional Overnight Bus Service Posted on Nov 14

MBTA Survey to Measure Demand for Regional Overnight Bus Service

The MBTA today began conducting a month-long survey designed to gather data on overnight travel needs for the public in Boston and surrounding communities. The survey, available at www.mbta.com/nightbus was issued today in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The same survey will soon also be available   …Continue Reading MBTA Survey to Measure Demand for Regional Overnight Bus Service