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MassDOT Seeks Public Feedback: Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Posted on Jan 28

MassDOT Seeks Public Feedback: Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass

MassDOT will hold its first of six public meetings Wednesday evening in Boston and Worcester on two recently released transportation planning documents for public review: a Long-Range Transportation Plan, “weMove Massachusetts (WMM): Planning for Performance,” and the first draft of its five-year Capital Investment Plan   …Continue Reading MassDOT Seeks Public Feedback: Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass

MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29 Posted on Jan 24

MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29

Beginning on January 29, MassDOT will convene a series of six public meetings to present the MassDOT five-year Capital Investment Plan and weMove Massachusetts: Planning for Performance, the Commonwealth’s Long-Range Transportation Plan. The meeting locations and dates are as follows: Wednesday, January 29, 6:00-8:00pm, State   …Continue Reading MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29

Green Line Extension Art Program Announced Posted on Jan 23

Green Line Extension Art Program Announced

The Green Line Extension project is pleased to announce that MassDOT & the MBTA have released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of commissioning multiple artists to design an integral art program for the GLX stations.  Designs for the first three stations to   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Art Program Announced

Grounding McGrath Final Report Available Posted on Jan 22

Grounding McGrath Final Report Available

The Grounding McGrath Study final report is now available.  Its primary recommendation is to remove the McCarthy Overpass in Somerville and replace it with a six-lane at-grade urban boulevard.  The recommended improvements to the McGrath Highway will be paired with the MBTA Green Line Extension   …Continue Reading Grounding McGrath Final Report Available

Green Line Extension Neighborhood Meetings Set Posted on Jan 11

Green Line Extension Neighborhood Meetings Set

On Tuesday, January 14, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM the Green Line Extension (GLX) is hosting a neighborhood public meeting to provide details about noise and retaining walls from Washington Street to Medford Street (including Washington Street Station). The meeting will take place at the Holiday Inn, 30   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Neighborhood Meetings Set

MassDOT Releases Five-Year Investment Plan Posted on Jan 10

MassDOT Releases Five-Year Investment Plan

MassDOT has released the first draft five-year MassDOT Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for FY2014-FY2018. The $12.4 billion program makes long-term investments that will create growth and opportunity for residents across the Commonwealth and represents the first unified, multi-modal capital investment plan covering all MassDOT highway   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases Five-Year Investment Plan

MBTA GM Scott Receives Humanitarian Award Posted on Jan 9

MBTA GM Scott Receives Humanitarian Award

MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly A. Scott has been selected as the recipient of the Transportation Research Board (TRB)’s 2014 Sharon D. Banks Award for Humanitarian Leadership in Transportation. According to the TRB, Dr. Scott is being recognized for her attention to diversity, fairness, and   …Continue Reading MBTA GM Scott Receives Humanitarian Award

Love in the Air- Even at South Station! Posted on Jan 7

Love in the Air- Even at South Station!

With the December holidays now behind us, it is time to look ahead to a new year and new celebrations. This time, we’re honoring Saint Valentine – that mischief-maker who encourages thoughts of love, hand-holding, chocolate, and roses on February 14. We are looking for   …Continue Reading Love in the Air- Even at South Station!

Callahan Tunnel Closed: Work Underway Posted on Dec 31

Callahan Tunnel Closed: Work Underway

Construction work is well underway as of today, December 31, as part of the $19.3 million rehabilitation of the Callahan Tunnel.  As seen in today’s photo, the majority of the curbing has been removed for the entire length of the tunnel.  In addition, the asphalt   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel Closed: Work Underway

Callahan Tunnel Closure Begins Friday, December 27 Posted on Dec 23

Callahan Tunnel Closure Begins Friday, December 27

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey and Highway Administrator Frank DePaola today detailed final preparations underway to support the closure of the Callahan Tunnel and urged the public to become familiar with both the designated detour routes and the public transit options to reach   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel Closure Begins Friday, December 27