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MBTA Making Green Line Track Improvements Posted on Nov 29

MBTA Making Green Line Track Improvements

The MBTA provided the Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) with an update on major short-term improvements with Green Line track areas along with a long-term strategic plan for continued track maintenance, which will improve service for customers and increase the reliability of the fleet.   …Continue Reading MBTA Making Green Line Track Improvements

MassDOT: Framingham Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Now Activated Posted on Nov 27

MassDOT: Framingham Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Now Activated

MassDOT has announced that the new electric vehicle charging station at the Framingham Service Plaza along I-90 westbound is now activated and operational. In addition to the charging station in Framingham, MassDOT is in the process of installing five other electric vehicle charging stations at   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Framingham Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Now Activated

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting December 6th Posted on Nov 27

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting December 6th

MassDOT has scheduled a Casey Arborway Project Construction Update Public Meeting as follows: Wednesday, December 6, 6:30-8:30PM, Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain The meeting will focus on the integration of a new, permanent canopy to provide shelter to waiting riders   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting December 6th

Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead Posted on Nov 21

Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for Thanksgiving holiday travel, use the appropriate technology resources to make informed decisions, and consider public transportation if traveling to locations such as Logan airport. “We know from previous years that   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead

MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Awards Contract for New Automatic Fare Collection System Posted on Nov 20

MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Awards Contract for New Automatic Fare Collection System

Taking a major step toward a new system that will simplify fare collection and improve the delivery of transit services, the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board today voted to award a multi-year contract to the consortium of Cubic-John Laing for the design, integration, and   …Continue Reading MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Awards Contract for New Automatic Fare Collection System

MBTA Control Board Approves Design-Build Contract for Green Line Extension Posted on Nov 20

MBTA Control Board Approves Design-Build Contract for Green Line Extension

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today voted unanimously to award a contract to GLX Constructors for the design and construction for the Green Line Extension. The FMCB accepted staff’s recommendation for a total contract price of $1,082,118,600, which includes the proposal price,   …Continue Reading MBTA Control Board Approves Design-Build Contract for Green Line Extension

Green Line Extension Project Design-Build Team Firm Selected Posted on Nov 17

Green Line Extension Project Design-Build Team Firm Selected

The MBTA Green Line Extension project team today held a “price opening” to select the design-build firm that will perform the design and construction for the Green Line Extension. The winning team is a Joint Venture of GLX Constructors, with a price offering of $954,618,600.    …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Project Design-Build Team Firm Selected

MassDOT, MBTA Officials Tour The Glory, MBTA’s New Ferry Posted on Nov 16

MassDOT, MBTA Officials Tour The Glory, MBTA’s New Ferry

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack and MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez today toured the new MBTA ferry, The Glory, which is being built by Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding in Somerset. The Glory will transport MBTA ferry passengers on trips between Hingham, Hull, Logan Airport and   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA Officials Tour The Glory, MBTA’s New Ferry

MassDOT, Massport, MBTA Ready for Thanksgiving Travel Posted on Nov 15

MassDOT, Massport, MBTA Ready for Thanksgiving Travel

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the MBTA spoke today at South Station about what to expect this holiday travel season and some travel tips to use during the nation’s busiest travel season. The roads and skies are expected   …Continue Reading MassDOT, Massport, MBTA Ready for Thanksgiving Travel

Green Line Extension: Public Meeting on Study of Possible Extension to Mystic Valley Parkway Posted on Nov 15

Green Line Extension: Public Meeting on Study of Possible Extension to Mystic Valley Parkway

MassDOT and the MBTA invite the public to participate in a public meeting on Monday, November 20, on a study of a possible extension of the Green Line to Mystic Valley Parkway. This possible future phase of the project would extend the Green Line from   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Public Meeting on Study of Possible Extension to Mystic Valley Parkway