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MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Scheduled Posted on Apr 14

MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Scheduled

MassDOT will hold a series of meetings throughout the state to solicit public input on its draft five-year, multi-billion dollar Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for long-term highway, aeronautics, rail and transit investments. The meetings will begin April 25, in Fitchburg, and run through the month   …Continue Reading MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Scheduled

MBTA: Continuing Drop in Overtime Spending, Absenteeism Rates Posted on Apr 14

MBTA: Continuing Drop in Overtime Spending, Absenteeism Rates

For the first three months of 2016, MBTA overtime expenses, rates of absenteeism and dropped trips were all down sharply, according to MBTA Chief Administrator Brian Shortsleeve. Spending on operating overtime dropped by 50 percent compared to the same period last year, and 27 percent   …Continue Reading MBTA: Continuing Drop in Overtime Spending, Absenteeism Rates

MBTA: Patriots’ Day-Marathon Monday Information Posted on Apr 12

MBTA: Patriots’ Day-Marathon Monday Information

The MBTA expects thousands of extra riders for the 2016 Boston Marathon on Patriots’ Day, Monday, April 18. Customers are urged to take public transportation to and from the Marathon and are advised to check T-Alerts for the most up-to-date service information on the day   …Continue Reading MBTA: Patriots’ Day-Marathon Monday Information

Green Line Extension Public Meetings Continue Posted on Apr 7

Green Line Extension Public Meetings Continue

MassDOT and the MBTA next week will continue the series of Green Line Extension public meetings. As part of a current re-evaluation of the extension, the public is invited to share their ideas about the project. The GLX project is proposed to extend the MBTA   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meetings Continue

MBTA: Developer Selected for North Quincy Parking Lot Project Posted on Apr 4

MBTA: Developer Selected for North Quincy Parking Lot Project

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board voted unanimously Monday to approve lease rights to the firms Bozzuto Development and Atlantic Development so the firms may design and build a mixed use project on MBTA land at the North Quincy Red Line Station. The winning   …Continue Reading MBTA: Developer Selected for North Quincy Parking Lot Project

MBTA Dashboard Performance Reports Draw Public Response Posted on Apr 4

MBTA Dashboard Performance Reports Draw Public Response

In its first week the MBTA’s online Dashboard has been accessed by at least 11,000 individuals, drawing several thousand unique page views and positive responses on social media. Dashboard helps the public track the daily reliability levels of the T’s four subway lines and all   …Continue Reading MBTA Dashboard Performance Reports Draw Public Response

MBTA Performance Reports Now Available Daily Posted on Mar 28

MBTA Performance Reports Now Available Daily

Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced a new level of transparency at the MBTA, with the launching of the MBTA’s Performance Dashboard. For the first time, the public can track the daily reliability levels of the four subway lines and all 170   …Continue Reading MBTA Performance Reports Now Available Daily

MBTA Seeks Public Comment: Critical Bus Routes Posted on Mar 25

MBTA Seeks Public Comment: Critical Bus Routes

The MBTA is inviting public comment through April 4th on options to improve service on critical bus routes after the recent termination of Late Night Service. All interested customers and stakeholders are encouraged to reach out to the MBTA with their input on service options.   …Continue Reading MBTA Seeks Public Comment: Critical Bus Routes

Green Line Extension Working Group Meeting Posted on Mar 24

Green Line Extension Working Group Meeting

The Green Line Extension Working Group has scheduled a meeting as follows:   Wednesday, March 30, 6:00-8:15pm, Somerville High School Auditorium, 81 Highland Avenue Following a brief presentation by Green Line Extension Interim Program Manager, Jack Wright, the working group will lead a detailed discussion   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Working Group Meeting

Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line: Railroad Ties to be Replaced Posted on Mar 23

Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line: Railroad Ties to be Replaced

Track work is set to start on the Framingham-Worcester Line this month, with a goal of replacing 25,000-30,000 railroad ties while work to end the line’s heat-related speed restrictions wraps up. Keolis Commuter Services, which operates and maintains MBTA Commuter Rail, will be performing and   …Continue Reading Framingham-Worcester Commuter Rail Line: Railroad Ties to be Replaced