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MBTA Service Update, February 17 Posted on Feb 17

MBTA Service Update, February 17

The MBTA is providing the following service update for Tuesday, February 17. Effective this morning: Red Line service was extended from Alewife to JFK/UMass. More than 70 buses, including 40 from Peter Pan requested by the Governor, were used to shuttle customers between Braintree and   …Continue Reading MBTA Service Update, February 17

Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15 Posted on Feb 14

Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today asked residents to enjoy Valentine’s Day but urged everyone to avoid travel after midnight tonight and through Sunday, February 15. Highway Administrator Frank DePaola said MassDOT crews are treating state roads, continuing to clear ramps and roadsides, and assisting the   …Continue Reading Governor Baker: Avoid Travel Sunday, February 15

MBTA: Snow Removal Across a Massive System Posted on Feb 13

MBTA: Snow Removal Across a Massive System

The MBTA continues to respond to the impact of severe winter weather on one of the largest transit systems in the U.S. The T system includes 124 heavy rail and light rail stations, 8,800 bus stops, and 137 commuter rail stations to be cleared—platforms, staircases,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Snow Removal Across a Massive System

MBTA, RMV Update: Wednesday, February 11 Posted on Feb 10

MBTA, RMV Update: Wednesday, February 11

RMV branch offices and the Registry Call Center will be open on Wednesday, February 11. Check http://www.massrmv.com for further updates. On Wednesday, February 11, MBTA rail service will resume on Commuter Rail, trolley, and subway lines. The Commuter Rail system will operate on a modified   …Continue Reading MBTA, RMV Update: Wednesday, February 11

Winter Storm: RMV, MBTA Impact Tuesday, February 10 Posted on Feb 9

RMV facilities located in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex and Middlesex counties will be closed Tuesday, February 10. The closures include the RMV Call Center and the following branches: Boston’s Haymarket Center, Braintree, Danvers, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Natick, Revere, Roslindale, Watertown and Wilmington. Class D road tests   …Continue Reading Winter Storm: RMV, MBTA Impact Tuesday, February 10

Winter Storm: Roads, MBTA, RMV Update: Monday, February 9 Posted on Feb 9

Winter Storm: Roads, MBTA, RMV Update: Monday, February 9

MassDOT early today has more than 3,100 snow and ice crews clearing and treating state roadways on Monday, February 9. Avoid travel if possible today. If you must drive, use caution and drive slowly. There is a 40 mph speed restrictions with no propane/tandems allowed   …Continue Reading Winter Storm: Roads, MBTA, RMV Update: Monday, February 9

MBTA Late Night: Next Steps Posted on Feb 5

MBTA Late Night: Next Steps

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack and MBTA General Manager and MassDOT Rail & Transit Administrator Dr. Beverly Scott announced that the MBTA Late Night Pilot Program will be extended through June 19, 2015 in order to allow time for public input before making a   …Continue Reading MBTA Late Night: Next Steps

Winter Storm Service Update: February 3 Posted on Feb 3

Winter Storm Service Update: February 3

MassDOT snow and ice crews continue to clear and treat state roadways on Tuesday, February 3. Travel with caution today. Roadways are wet to snow covered and may be icy in spots. Please allow extra time for travel. Here is an important service alert for   …Continue Reading Winter Storm Service Update: February 3

Winter Storm Update: February 2 Posted on Feb 2

Winter Storm Update: February 2

Travel with caution and use public transportation if possible today, Monday, February 2. Check the following information regarding today’s winter storm: MassDOT has deployed more than 3,300 crews treating and plowing snow for the morning commute. The Braintree-Boston HOV lane is closed today, Monday, February   …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: February 2

South Station Expansion: 1980s Renovation Posted on Jan 31

South Station Expansion: 1980s Renovation

The South Station Expansion project is about improving transportation service through more train tracks and redesigned platforms; upgraded switches, signals, and other infrastructure; and new passenger amenities. The proposed expansion will protect and prepare the station for future demand as other efforts have done over   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: 1980s Renovation