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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

Veterans Day Schedules for Friday, November 11 Posted on Nov 10

Veterans Day Schedules for Friday, November 11

MassDOT and the MBTA today announced schedules for Veterans Day, Friday, November 11. The MBTA will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday, November 11.  Check mbta.com for details.  Please note that due to bridge repair work on November 11, the Needham Heights commuter   …Continue Reading Veterans Day Schedules for Friday, November 11

Sullivan Square Public Forum Set Posted on Nov 7

Sullivan Square Public Forum Set

Do you live, work, socialize, or commute in and around Sullivan Square? Are you interested in helping to craft a vision for better transportation there? Join MassDOT, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, and the cities of Boston, Everett and Somerville for an interactive public forum   …Continue Reading Sullivan Square Public Forum Set

MBTA: Franklin/Fairmount Line Commuter Rail Bridge Work Posted on Nov 2

MBTA: Franklin/Fairmount Line Commuter Rail Bridge Work

Construction work begins November 4-6 and the following weekend to replace the Shore Line Bridge along the Fairmount/Franklin Commuter Rail Line, resulting in temporarily altered service for travelers. The bridge, located in the Readville section of Hyde Park providing service to Franklin, is over the   …Continue Reading MBTA: Franklin/Fairmount Line Commuter Rail Bridge Work

MBTA Forest Hills Bus Canopy Public Meeting Set Posted on Oct 21

MBTA Forest Hills Bus Canopy Public Meeting Set

The Casey Arborway Project includes expansion of the Upper Busway at the MBTA’s lntermodal Forest Hills Station. A Public Meeting on the Forest Hills Bus Canopy Project has been scheduled as follows: Wednesday, November 2, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, The English High School, 144 McBride   …Continue Reading MBTA Forest Hills Bus Canopy Public Meeting Set

MBTA Green Line Extension Update Posted on Oct 10

MBTA Green Line Extension Update

The MBTA is seeking letters of interest from firms that may want to provide services for the Green Line Extension project.  This step initiates the process for engaging potential bidders in the design and construction industry in the next phase of the project. The MBTA   …Continue Reading MBTA Green Line Extension Update