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Travel Safely Memorial Day Weekend! Posted on May 20

Travel Safely Memorial Day Weekend!

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  The heaviest traffic is expected Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings.  Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between 1pm   …Continue Reading Travel Safely Memorial Day Weekend!

Weekend Commuter Boat Trips Return May 23! Posted on May 19

Weekend Commuter Boat Trips Return May 23!

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Stephanie Pollack has announced that weekend commuter boat service will be provided for a second year between Hingham, Hull, Georges Island, Grape Island and Boston. Weekend service begins Memorial Day weekend and will continue through the Labor Day weekend. “Commuter boat   …Continue Reading Weekend Commuter Boat Trips Return May 23!

CapeFLYER Free Sunday, Monday for Veterans, Active Service Members Posted on May 18

CapeFLYER Free Sunday, Monday for Veterans, Active Service Members

CapeFLYER is pleased to announce that for the second year, veterans and active service members may ride the train to Cape Cod for free on the Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. The CapeFLYER has coordinated with Cape Cod Cares for the Troops, which   …Continue Reading CapeFLYER Free Sunday, Monday for Veterans, Active Service Members

CapeFLYER Service Returns Memorial Day Weekend! Posted on May 13

CapeFLYER Service Returns Memorial Day Weekend!

Building on its successful two years of operations, the CapeFLYER is excited to announce that trains will again be running from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 22nd and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through   …Continue Reading CapeFLYER Service Returns Memorial Day Weekend!

Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment Posted on May 12

Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment

Governor Charlie Baker today announced the administration’s remaining appointment to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and designated Ruth Bonsignore as the Chair of the MassDOT Board. Former Commissioner of Public Works and Parks for the City of Worcester, Robert   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment

Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board Posted on May 8

Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board

Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced five new appointments to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The board, which includes Secretary Stephanie Pollack, currently oversees all MassDOT operations including the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), Highway, Mass Transit, Aeronautics, the Registry of   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board

MBTA Launches Special Panel Data Website Posted on May 7

MBTA Launches Special Panel Data Website

The MBTA today launched a designated webpage to make public data used by the MBTA Special Panel during its rapid diagnostic of the T’s management, governance, finances, and capital spending. “We are pleased the MBTA launched this website to provide the data used to inform   …Continue Reading MBTA Launches Special Panel Data Website

Casey Arborway Project: Casey Overpass Permanent Closure Posted on May 5

Casey Arborway Project: Casey Overpass Permanent Closure

As part of the MassDOT Casey Arborway Project, the project team has announced that the Casey Overpass will be closed as follows: Saturday, May 9th – Westbound toward Jamaica Pond closed Saturday, May 16th – Casey Overpass closed permanently BOTH directions By the time of   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project: Casey Overpass Permanent Closure

South Coast Rail Partnership Celebrated Posted on May 4

South Coast Rail Partnership Celebrated

The South Coast Rail project is well into its first year of permitting and design. Surveyors are measuring the rights-of-way, geotechnical field work is underway, and designers are considering bridges, crossings and signals. Reestablishing transit connections between the South Coast and Boston is more than   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Partnership Celebrated

Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings Set Posted on Apr 27

Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings Set

MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting two public meetings this spring to provide an update on the design of four stations as part of the Green Line Extension project.  The meetings and stations in discussion are as follows: Thursday, May 14, 6:00 – 8:00 PM:   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings Set