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Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18 Posted on Feb 18

Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18

Bay State Bike Week Sponsors, MassDOT, MassBike and MassRIDES look forward to celebrating another successful Bay State Bike Week across the Commonwealth this May!  This year’s events are scheduled for May 10-18. In 2013, approximately 14,000 people participated in more than 175 events held across   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week: May 10-18

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

Community Transit Grants Posted on Feb 3

Community Transit Grants

MassDOT’s Rail & Transit Division MassDOT FY15 Community Transit Grant Program applications are now available. The Federal Transit Administration and the Commonwealth provide financial assistance through a number of programs to Regional Transit Authorities, Private Non-Profits/For-Profits, Councils on Aging, municipalities that provide transit service and   …Continue Reading Community Transit Grants

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

RMV Extends Medical Self-Certification Deadline to April Posted on Jan 24

RMV Extends Medical Self-Certification Deadline to April

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles today announced it is extending the January 30 deadline for Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) holders to meet the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s requirement that CDL & Commercial Permit holders provide their licensing jurisdiction with their self-certification information and a   …Continue Reading RMV Extends Medical Self-Certification Deadline to April

E-ZPass Sign Up: Revere Posted on Jan 21

E-ZPass Sign Up: Revere

MassDOT and the City of Revere have scheduled upcoming E-ZPass sign-up sessions ahead of the transition to All Electronic Tolling on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass program at the following locations: Saturday, January 25, 9am-3pm,   …Continue Reading E-ZPass Sign Up: Revere

weMove Massachusetts: Planning for Performance Posted on Jan 17

weMove Massachusetts: Planning for Performance

MassDOT has released weMove Massachusetts: Planning for Performance (WMM), the Commonwealth’ Long-Range Transportation Plan. The report summarizes MassDOT’s new approach to multimodal capital planning and the use of scenario planning. The Planning for Performance tool can be used to calculate the performance outcomes resulting from   …Continue Reading weMove Massachusetts: Planning for Performance

Bottleneck Relief Traffic Pattern Change Permanent Posted on Jan 13

This past summer MassDOT implemented a right lane closure on I-95 Northbound, just south of the I-90 (Mass Pike) on-ramp. After an evaluation of the traffic volumes northbound on I-95, it is determined that a three lane section, between the I-95 exit (Exits 23, 24,   …Continue Reading Bottleneck Relief Traffic Pattern Change Permanent

BusPlus+ New Regional Services: Newburyport, Haverhill Posted on Jan 13

BusPlus+ New Regional Services: Newburyport, Haverhill

MassDOT today announced new regional transportation services by Coach Company now in place as part of the new BusPlus+ program to increase the intercity and commuter transportation options available across the Commonwealth and all of New England. BusPlus+ is a public/private partnership in which MassDOT   …Continue Reading BusPlus+ New Regional Services: Newburyport, Haverhill