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MassDOT Prepares for Winter Storm Posted on Feb 7

MassDOT Prepares for Winter Storm

  The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is preparing for a significant winter storm which is scheduled to arrive in some areas of the state overnight tonight and early Monday morning and which will bring blizzard conditions to areas along the South Shore as well   …Continue Reading MassDOT Prepares for Winter Storm

MBTA Annual Reminder: Check Charlie Card Expiration Dates Posted on Dec 23

MBTA Annual Reminder: Check Charlie Card Expiration Dates

With the end of the year approaching, it’s a good time for MBTA customers to make sure their CharlieCards will remain valid in 2016. CharlieCard users can check the expiration date on their card at any of the T’s hundreds of fare vending machines throughout   …Continue Reading MBTA Annual Reminder: Check Charlie Card Expiration Dates

MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps Posted on Nov 18

MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps

As part of the MBTA’s comprehensive plan to prepare for winter, the T is releasing the findings of an online survey in which customers indicated which apps they find most useful in their daily commutes. The recent survey collected 1,925 responses online. It asked people   …Continue Reading MBTA Survey Results: Most Useful Real-Time Apps

MBTA Video: Watch Concord Bridge Roll into Place! Posted on Oct 6

As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA replaced the railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge rolled into place during one weekend at the end of August. Crews prepared foundations for the new   …Continue Reading MBTA Video: Watch Concord Bridge Roll into Place!

Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Project Update Posted on Sep 25

Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Project Update

MassDOT’s Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project moves forward in fall 2015 with upcoming work-related ramp closures. The Exit 52A ramp from Route 2 East to I-95 South and Exit 29A from I-95 South to Route 2 East will be closed from 8:00 PM on Friday,   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Project Update

South Boston Waterfront Sustainable Transportation Plan Posted on Aug 12

South Boston Waterfront Sustainable Transportation Plan

The South Boston Waterfront Sustainable Transportation Committee, including the leadership of MassDOT, the City of Boston, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, the Massachusetts Port Authority, and A Better City, today announced the action steps that are currently underway, or about to be underway, that will   …Continue Reading South Boston Waterfront Sustainable Transportation Plan

MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training Posted on Aug 9

MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training

MassDOT’s efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and save energy costs have taken another step forward. In late July, 65 MassDOT employees took an eco-driving training course through four small-group sessions in Boston, Northampton and Taunton. David Kestenbaum, Director of Certification for Sustainable Transportation at   …Continue Reading MassDOT GreenDOT: Eco-Driving Training

MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team Posted on Jul 30

MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team

Today, MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack announced Brian Shortsleeve will serve as the Chief Administrator for the MBTA, working alongside the newly appointed Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB), interim General Manager Frank DePaola, who will continue in his current role focusing solely on operations and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team

MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plans Public Meetings Set Posted on Jun 10

MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plans Public Meetings Set

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced the release of the draft Capital Investment Plans for MassDOT and the MBTA for fiscal year 2016, which begins July 1, 2015. Both plans continue funding for ongoing capital projects, including major undertakings such as the procurement for   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plans Public Meetings Set

Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26 Posted on Jun 3

Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26

MassDOT contractors will periodically close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic during overnight hours and weekends from Friday, June 12 to Friday, June 26. The closures are necessary to safely demolish the existing tower deck slabs. Boston-bound vehicles will use the inbound detour via   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26