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Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27 Posted on Jan 26

Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27

Governor Charlie Baker has signed an Executive Order allowing for the enforcement of a statewide travel ban effective at midnight, Monday, January 26. The following exceptions shall exist for the ban and all drivers are encouraged to remain safe and use their best judgment:     …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: MBTA, Commuter Rail Schedule Posted on Jan 12

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: MBTA, Commuter Rail Schedule

Due to popular demand, the MBTA and Keolis Commuter Services announced the Commuter Rail will operate on a Regular Weekday Schedule on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 19.   Commuter Rail customers should visit mbta.com and check train schedules. The MBTA subway schedule   …Continue Reading Martin Luther King Jr. Day: MBTA, Commuter Rail Schedule

South Station Expansion: Environmental Impact Report Certificate Issued Posted on Jan 9

South Station Expansion: Environmental Impact Report Certificate Issued

The South Station Expansion Project environmental impact review is moving forward in 2015. The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs on December 31 issued a Certificate on the project following last fall’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) process.  The Certificate is now available online   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: Environmental Impact Report Certificate Issued

Safe Travel in Cold Weather: Plan Ahead Posted on Jan 7

Safe Travel in Cold Weather: Plan Ahead

MassDOT and the MBTA encourage commuters to plan ahead and take necessary steps to ensure safe travel during this week’s cold weather. If you are driving, be sure to Prepare Your Vehicle and bring Winter Car Supplies. Follow Safe Driving Tips and know what to   …Continue Reading Safe Travel in Cold Weather: Plan Ahead

Turnpike Air Rights Parcel 13, Hynes Station Developer Selected Posted on Jan 6

Turnpike Air Rights Parcel 13, Hynes Station Developer Selected

MassDOT and the MBTA have selected The Peebles Corporation as the developer for Turnpike Air Rights Parcel 13 at the corner of Boylston Street and Massachusetts Avenue in the Back Bay and the adjacent Hynes Convention Center Station on the Green Line. The Peebles proposal   …Continue Reading Turnpike Air Rights Parcel 13, Hynes Station Developer Selected

Green Line Extension: Major Federal Funding Commitment Posted on Jan 5

Green Line Extension: Major Federal Funding Commitment

Governor Deval Patrick was joined by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today as he announced a $996 million federal grant agreement to extend the MBTA Green Line light rail service from East Cambridge to Somerville and Medford. The Green Line Extension (GLX) will provide faster   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Major Federal Funding Commitment

Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update Posted on Dec 31

Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update

MassDOT is providing an update regarding upcoming construction work as part of the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Contractor White-Skanska-Consigli will temporarily perform demolition work during the first and second shifts beginning on Monday, January 5, 2015. This schedule will be in place for four to   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update

Amtrak Inaugural Run on Knowledge Corridor Celebrated Posted on Dec 23

Amtrak Inaugural Run on Knowledge Corridor Celebrated

Governor Deval Patrick joined Congressmen Richard Neal and James McGovern, MassDOT Acting Secretary & CEO Frank DePaola, local elected officials and community members for the inaugural run of Amtrak’s Vermonter service on the Knowledge Corridor. The restored rail line, prioritized by Governor Patrick as part   …Continue Reading Amtrak Inaugural Run on Knowledge Corridor Celebrated

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel! Posted on Dec 22

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MassDOT advises residents and visitors to travel safely during the upcoming holiday season, check our online resources, and use public transportation where possible. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday travel days. Drivers are   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27 Posted on Dec 19

MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27

The restoration of weekend Commuter Rail service on three lines will begin next Saturday, December 27. The Kingston/Plymouth and Greenbush lines will see the return of Saturday and Sunday service and the Needham Line will resume Saturday service after a two year absence. “MassDOT is   …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Service on 3 Commuter Rail Lines Begins December 27