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MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved Posted on May 15

MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today approved a contract with Barletta Heavy Division, Inc., for the construction of improvements to the Wellington Maintenance Facility, which will prepare the location for the arrival of new Orange Line vehicles. The cost of the Wellington   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wellington Maintenance Facility Project Approved

MBTA: South Boston Bus Routes Service Improvements Posted on May 10

MBTA: South Boston Bus Routes Service Improvements

The MBTA, in partnership with Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and State Representative Nick Collins are pleased to announce improvements that will strengthen reliability and capacity for bus routes in the South Boston neighborhood. As part of the MBTA’s newly approved   …Continue Reading MBTA: South Boston Bus Routes Service Improvements

MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services Release Spring Commuter Rail Schedule Effective May 22 Posted on May 9

MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services Release Spring Commuter Rail Schedule Effective May 22

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Keolis Commuter Services, the operator of the Commuter Rail, announced today spring train schedules which will take effect May 22. Schedules are updated regularly to improve reliability and service for passengers, and this latest revision includes a new   …Continue Reading MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services Release Spring Commuter Rail Schedule Effective May 22

Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking Posted on May 4

Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking

Governor Charlie Baker, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and municipal officials today celebrated the groundbreaking of the $44 million project to construct a new off-ramp from Interstate 95 onto Dedham Street and make multi-modal improvements to the Dedham Street   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking

South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Apr 28

South Coast Rail "Notice of Project Change" Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT will hold a public meeting on the South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” as follows: Thursday, May 11, 6:30 p.m. Taunton High School auditorium, 50 Williams Street, Taunton. MassDOT filed an SCR Notice of Project Change (NPC) on March 15, 2017, to adopt   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” Public Meeting Scheduled

MBTA: Discover the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line May 8-21 Posted on Apr 27

MBTA: Discover the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line May 8-21

Customers of the Fairmont Commuter Rail Line will travel free of charge for a two-week period in May. Customers will be able to board at station stops from Readville to South Stations and not pay a fare between Monday, May 8, and Friday, May 21.   …Continue Reading MBTA: Discover the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line May 8-21

MassDOT Proposed Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set Posted on Apr 27

MassDOT Proposed Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has announced a schedule of 12 public meetings in locations across the state to present and discuss the draft MassDOT Five-Year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update.  Public input received at the meetings from May 15 to May 24 will be considered before the CIP   …Continue Reading MassDOT Proposed Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set

South Station Expansion Project Environmental Assessment Comment Period Announced Posted on Apr 26

South Station Expansion Project Environmental Assessment Comment Period Announced

MassDOT and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) invite the public to comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Section 4(f) Determination for the South Station Expansion (SSX) project. FRA and MassDOT released the draft document for public review on April 26, 2017. A copy   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Project Environmental Assessment Comment Period Announced

MassDOT Moving Forward with Sale of Medford Property Posted on Apr 26

MassDOT Moving Forward with Sale of Medford Property

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is moving forward with the sale of a parcel located at 300 Mystic Avenue in Medford, distributing an Invitation to Bid for the property last week with bids scheduled due by June 9, 2017. “Our administration is   …Continue Reading MassDOT Moving Forward with Sale of Medford Property

MBTA: Strategic Plan Adopted Posted on Apr 24

MBTA: Strategic Plan Adopted

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today approved an MBTA Strategic Plan, a document that fulfills the FMCB requirement in its enabling legislation that required development of such a plan. This plan serves as a blueprint for institutionalizing the objectives and strategies needed   …Continue Reading MBTA: Strategic Plan Adopted