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Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan Posted on Apr 19

Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

  The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public comment period for the draft CIP   …Continue Reading Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

Plan Ahead for Patriots’ Day Weekend Travel Posted on Apr 13

Plan Ahead for Patriots' Day Weekend Travel

MassDOT and the MBTA are advising travelers to plan ahead, check mbta.com for transit schedules and utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools to find out travel time between specific destinations on some Commonwealth of Massachusetts roadways. “This is a perfect time for travelers to   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Patriots’ Day Weekend Travel

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line Posted on Apr 12

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line

Due to the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project, shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains in both directions between Park Street and Kendall/MIT Stations, with a stop at Charles/MGH Station, on the following weekends this spring: April 21-22 April 28-29 The bus route and stops are   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line

MBTA: Patriots’ Day/Boston Marathon Special Commuter Rail Fare, Service Update Posted on Apr 6

MBTA: Patriots’ Day/Boston Marathon Special Commuter Rail Fare, Service Update

For Patriots’ Day, Monday, April 16, the MBTA is again this year offering a special $20 all-day pass for the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line, which runs parallel to the Boston Marathon route. Unlimited travel up and down the Marathon route for one flat rate is   …Continue Reading MBTA: Patriots’ Day/Boston Marathon Special Commuter Rail Fare, Service Update

MBTA: Wellington Yard, Orange Line Signal System Contract Approved Posted on Apr 3

MBTA: Wellington Yard, Orange Line Signal System Contract Approved

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board voted to award a $102.7 million contract for rebuilding the Wellington Rail Yard and upgrading its signal systems to Barletta Heavy Division. “At a total capital investment of $1.98 billion, we are not only purchasing a new fleet   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wellington Yard, Orange Line Signal System Contract Approved

MBTA: Additional Early Morning Bus Routes Begin April 1 Posted on Mar 30

Beginning Sunday, April 1, the MBTA will begin a one-year early morning bus service pilot on its busiest key bus routes serving neighborhoods within the immediate Boston core traveling to downtown Boston, the Seaport, and key stops in between beginning as early as 3:20 a.m.   …Continue Reading MBTA: Additional Early Morning Bus Routes Begin April 1

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update Posted on Mar 29

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that throughout the spring and into the summer months, crews will be conducting work-related activities as part of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement project in Boston. These activities are in advance of the accelerated construction work that is   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update

MBTA: AFC 2.0 to Support Faster Trips on Buses and Green Line Trains Posted on Mar 21

MBTA: AFC 2.0 to Support Faster Trips on Buses and Green Line Trains

Taking a major step toward a new system that will simplify fare collection and improve the delivery of transit services, the MBTA reached commercial and financial close with the consortium of Cubic | John Laing, executing an agreement on a multi-year contract for the design,   …Continue Reading MBTA: AFC 2.0 to Support Faster Trips on Buses and Green Line Trains

MassDOT Winter Update for Wednesday-Thursday Posted on Mar 20

MassDOT Winter Update for Wednesday-Thursday

MassDOT is cautioning the public to be prepared and plan ahead for expected winter weather conditions Wednesday and continuing into Thursday morning. Snowfall could combine with strong winds to reduce visibility and create difficult traveling conditions. “We are hoping that travelers will look at where they   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Update for Wednesday-Thursday

MBTA: New Silver Line 3-Chelsea Service between Chelsea and South Station Posted on Mar 14

MBTA: New Silver Line 3-Chelsea Service between Chelsea and South Station

The MBTA is pleased to announce that the brand new Silver Line 3-Chelsea route will operate between South Station and the Chelsea and East Boston communities beginning Saturday, April 21, 2018. “Silver Line 3-Chelsea relates well to the Baker-Polito Administration’s economic development goals,” said Transportation   …Continue Reading MBTA: New Silver Line 3-Chelsea Service between Chelsea and South Station