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Travel Safely for Thanksgiving! Posted on Nov 24

Travel Safely for Thanksgiving!

MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to plan ahead with high traffic volume on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected again this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on the Sunday after the holiday.  Heavy traffic congestion   …Continue Reading Travel Safely for Thanksgiving!

MassDOT, MBTA, Massport Prepared for Thanksgiving Travel Posted on Nov 19

MassDOT, MBTA, Massport Prepared for Thanksgiving Travel

The transportation agencies of Massachusetts, including MassDOT, the MBTA and Port Authority (Massport), today introduced plans to ease holiday travel frustration during the busy travel season. The travel experts at AAA are predicting 300,000 additional holiday travelers this year, bringing the total close to 47   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA, Massport Prepared for Thanksgiving Travel

MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps Posted on Nov 18

MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps

As part of the MBTA’s comprehensive plan to prepare for winter, the T is releasing the findings of an online survey in which customers indicated which apps they find most useful in their daily commutes. The recent survey collected 1,925 responses online. It asked people   …Continue Reading MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps

MBTA: New Schedules for Newburyport/Rockport, Haverhill, Lowell, and Fitchburg Lines Posted on Nov 17

MBTA: New Schedules for Newburyport/Rockport, Haverhill, Lowell, and Fitchburg Lines

The MBTA has released new commuter rail schedules that will go into effect on the Newburyport/Rockport, Haverhill, Lowell, and Fitchburg Lines in December. With a goal of creating reliable and resilient Commuter Rail schedules, the MBTA launched a thorough analysis of the schedules on every   …Continue Reading MBTA: New Schedules for Newburyport/Rockport, Haverhill, Lowell, and Fitchburg Lines

MBTA: Rider Census Seeks Public Participation Posted on Nov 16

MBTA: Rider Census Seeks Public Participation

The MBTA is seeking information from riders about how they use the T. This system-wide Rider Census will help the T understand our passengers’ trip-making patterns, demographics, and needs. The survey takes 5-to-10-minutes to complete. Officials will use the data to evaluate current service, develop   …Continue Reading MBTA: Rider Census Seeks Public Participation

MBTA: New Subway Cars Exterior Designs Update Posted on Nov 12

MBTA: New Subway Cars Exterior Designs Update

After analyzing the survey results and disallowing dubious votes, the MBTA has identified the exterior car designs that were selected by a majority of people who responded to the on-line survey. Below are the images which received the most votes in each category: Red Line   …Continue Reading MBTA: New Subway Cars Exterior Designs Update

MBTA Survey: Choose Your Favorite App! Posted on Nov 5

MBTA Survey: Choose Your Favorite App!

The MBTA has launched an online survey that will allow customers to choose their favorite mass transit apps. The survey consists of 11 apps that participants can rate as their favorite. The 11 apps included in the survey were selected from more than 60 apps   …Continue Reading MBTA Survey: Choose Your Favorite App!

MassDOT, MBTA Approve Parcel 13 & Hynes Station Deal Posted on Nov 4

MassDOT, MBTA Approve Parcel 13 & Hynes Station Deal

MassDOT and the MBTA have approved a real estate deal that will leverage more than $30 million in private development funding for the delivery of a state-of-the-art, fully accessible Hynes Convention Center Station on the Green Line in Boston’s Back Bay. The MassDOT Board of   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA Approve Parcel 13 & Hynes Station Deal

Everett Transit Plan: Open House, Online Survey Posted on Nov 3

Everett Transit Plan: Open House, Online Survey

MassDOT is proud to introduce the Everett Transit Action Plan, an initiative to develop solutions for improving public transportation for the residents and workers of Everett. Everett is one of the only cities near Boston without direct access to rapid transit or commuter rail. There   …Continue Reading Everett Transit Plan: Open House, Online Survey

MBTA: Weekend Red Line Service Suspensions for Winter Resiliency Work Posted on Oct 28

MBTA: Weekend Red Line Service Suspensions for Winter Resiliency Work

Over the next four weekends, train service will be suspended on certain segments of the Red Line, as workers continue to ready the subway system for upcoming winter weather. The MBTA will suspend Red Line service this weekend, October 31 and November 1, between JFK/UMass   …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Red Line Service Suspensions for Winter Resiliency Work