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MassDOT, Boston Harbor Now Present Proposed Ferry Site Short List to Seaport Economic Council Posted on Dec 11

MassDOT, Boston Harbor Now Present Proposed Ferry Site Short List to Seaport Economic Council

Members of the Seaport Economic Council convened today and were briefed on a dozen sites which have been identified by stakeholders as having the best potential for new or expanded ferry service.  As part of the ongoing Boston Harbor Water Transportation Study, routes between these   …Continue Reading MassDOT, Boston Harbor Now Present Proposed Ferry Site Short List to Seaport Economic Council

MassDOT Weekend Winter Weather Preparations Posted on Dec 8

MassDOT Weekend Winter Weather Preparations

MassDOT advises the public that with snowfall expected Saturday, motorists are advised to minimize travel where possible, consider public transportation, and make informed and safe decisions before heading out onto the roadways. “The weather forecast is calling for snow to begin on Saturday morning, mix   …Continue Reading MassDOT Weekend Winter Weather Preparations

MBTA: Wollaston Station Closure Begins January 8 Posted on Dec 8

MBTA: Wollaston Station Closure Begins January 8

The MBTA announced its final plans relative to the closure of Wollaston Station, which will begin on January 8. The closure is necessary to expedite the schedule to reconstruct the deteriorated station. Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, MBTA General Manager Luis Manuel Ramírez, Senator   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wollaston Station Closure Begins January 8

I-90 Allston Interchange Project: Public Meetings Set Posted on Dec 1

I-90 Allston Interchange Project: Public Meetings Set

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project was filed yesterday with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Information on how to obtain an electronic copy of the DEIR is   …Continue Reading I-90 Allston Interchange Project: Public Meetings Set

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