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MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory Posted on Aug 28

MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory

MassDOT is encouraging Labor Day travelers to make informed decisions, utilize all the available technology tools including www.mass511.com, and consider public transportation if possible to reach destinations. “Everyone who will be traveling throughout the Labor Day weekend should make smart decisions and plan ahead in   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory

Massachusetts Registry Announces 2018 Low Number Plate Lottery Posted on Jun 18

Massachusetts Registry Announces 2018 Low Number Plate Lottery

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) announced today that applications for the 2018 Low Number Plate Lottery are now being accepted online at mass.gov/platelottery or by mail. Applicants must apply by August 27 and, if selected for a low number plate, will be notified after   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Registry Announces 2018 Low Number Plate Lottery

Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan Posted on Apr 19

Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public comment period for the draft CIP will   …Continue Reading Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

RMV Preparing for April Vacation Week Customers Posted on Apr 14

RMV Preparing for April Vacation Week Customers

Ahead of April vacation week, beginning on April 16, a time during which the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) traditionally sees a record number of customers at its service locations, the RMV is reminding the public to consider waiting if possible to visit a service   …Continue Reading RMV Preparing for April Vacation Week Customers

Plan Ahead for Patriots’ Day Weekend Travel Posted on Apr 13

Plan Ahead for Patriots' Day Weekend Travel

MassDOT and the MBTA are advising travelers to plan ahead, check mbta.com for transit schedules and utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools to find out travel time between specific destinations on some Commonwealth of Massachusetts roadways. “This is a perfect time for travelers to   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Patriots’ Day Weekend Travel

MassDOT Winter Storm Update Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT Winter Storm Update

MassDOT is continuing ice and snow operations and at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 13, had nearly 3,400 pieces of equipment deployed in Massachusetts in ice and snow operations.  Driving continues to be challenging with fallen utility wires and tree debris on roads, winds blowing snow   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Storm Update

Winter Storm through Tuesday, March 13th Posted on Mar 12

Winter Storm through Tuesday, March 13th

MassDOT is cautioning the public to plan ahead for a significant snowstorm expected from late Monday evening into Tuesday, which could cause widespread snow drifting and decreased visibility. “Our snow and ice crews are closely monitoring the forecast and we know this winter storm could   …Continue Reading Winter Storm through Tuesday, March 13th

Massachusetts RMV Announces New Requirements: Lawful Presence and REAL ID Posted on Mar 9

Massachusetts RMV Announces New Requirements:  Lawful Presence and REAL ID

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is reminding the public that on March 26, 2018, to get or renew any driver’s license, ID card, or learner’s permit, customers will need documentation showing United States citizenship or lawful presence as required by federal and state law.   …Continue Reading Massachusetts RMV Announces New Requirements: Lawful Presence and REAL ID

MassDOT Winter Storm Advisory Posted on Mar 8

MassDOT Winter Storm Advisory

MassDOT is advising the traveling public to continue to use caution throughout Thursday and into the evening hours as heavy wet snow may result in downed trees and wires on roads and along train corridors. These impacts may occur unexpectedly so travelers should plan accordingly   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Storm Advisory

RMV Announces Temporary Closure on March 23, 24, 25 During System Upgrade Posted on Mar 1

RMV Announces Temporary Closure on March 23, 24, 25 During System Upgrade

The Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) has announced that all RMV services, with the exception of law enforcement, will be unavailable from 7 p.m., Thursday, March 22 until 8 a.m., Monday, March 26 due to the RMV changing over a new computer system that will   …Continue Reading RMV Announces Temporary Closure on March 23, 24, 25 During System Upgrade