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Bay State Bike Week: Old is New Again Posted on May 13

Bay State Bike Week: Old is New Again

Thousands of people taking to the streets on bicycles. Companies setting up shop and making innovative two-wheelers. New transit facilities designed with cyclists in mind. Sound like Massachusetts today? It is . . . except that these events took place in the 1890s! While the   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week: Old is New Again

South Station Theatre Reeled Them In Posted on Mar 23

South Station Theatre Reeled Them In

For today’s South Station travelers, the latest news reports are as close as their smartphones – or at least the television monitors in the waiting area. But pre-television, not to mention pre-Internet, news reports with moving images could only be seen at the local theater.   …Continue Reading South Station Theatre Reeled Them In

South Station Romance: Are You a Dermatologist? Posted on Feb 14

South Station Romance: Are You a Dermatologist?

Happy Valentine’s Day! All this week MassDOT is telling stories shared with us by couples connecting at Boston South Station.  Enjoy the final of four stories, and we thank everyone who responded to our call for Cupid. Are You a Dermatologist? Kristin Failla boarded the   …Continue Reading South Station Romance: Are You a Dermatologist?

South Station Romance: The Floured Suitor Posted on Feb 13

South Station Romance: The Floured Suitor

MassDOT invited readers to share stories of romance with a Boston South Station connection, and we are sharing four this week. Today’s story began more than a century ago. The Floured Suitor Destined for a new life in America, Mary Anne Ward emigrated from Ireland   …Continue Reading South Station Romance: The Floured Suitor

South Station Romance: Taking the Midnight Train Posted on Feb 12

South Station Romance: Taking the Midnight Train

MassDOT last month invited readers to share stories of romance with a Boston South Station twist. This week, we are sharing four of these stories, one each through Valentine’s Day. Enjoy! Taking the Midnight Train Shawn Marie and Jon Simmons’ romance began on the beach   …Continue Reading South Station Romance: Taking the Midnight Train

South Station Romance Stories: Happy Valentine’s Day! Posted on Feb 11

South Station Romance Stories: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Last month, MassDOT invited readers to share stories of romances that bloomed and grew at Boston South Station. As it turns out, Cupid does strike on the train and bus. Beginning today, MassDOT will post a story every day through Valentine’s Day. We hope you   …Continue Reading South Station Romance Stories: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue Posted on Jan 31

Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue

MassDOT next week continues its series of public meetings in Amherst, Pittsfield, and North Dartmouth to present two transportation planning documents: a Long-Range Transportation Plan, “weMove Massachusetts (WMM): Planning for Performance,” and the first draft of its five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for FY2014-FY2018. The   …Continue Reading Capital Investment Plan, weMove Mass Public Meetings Continue

Improving South Station, Shaping Neighborhoods Posted on Jan 30

Improving South Station, Shaping Neighborhoods

First and foremost, the South Station Expansion project is about providing better transportation service: more train tracks and redesigned platforms; upgraded switches, signals, and other infrastructure; and new amenities.  Taken together, these improvements will all make traveling through South Station more convenient, reliable, pleasant, and   …Continue Reading Improving South Station, Shaping Neighborhoods

MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29 Posted on Jan 24

MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29

Beginning on January 29, MassDOT will convene a series of six public meetings to present the MassDOT five-year Capital Investment Plan and weMove Massachusetts: Planning for Performance, the Commonwealth’s Long-Range Transportation Plan. The meeting locations and dates are as follows: Wednesday, January 29, 6:00-8:00pm, State   …Continue Reading MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29

Love in the Air- Even at South Station! Posted on Jan 7

Love in the Air- Even at South Station!

With the December holidays now behind us, it is time to look ahead to a new year and new celebrations. This time, we’re honoring Saint Valentine – that mischief-maker who encourages thoughts of love, hand-holding, chocolate, and roses on February 14. We are looking for   …Continue Reading Love in the Air- Even at South Station!