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Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures Posted on Jun 2

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures

MassDOT will occasionally close exit ramps between I-95 and Route 2 for short periods of time during overnight hours through June 2016 as part of the Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project. The closures will allow the contractor to perform final paving and associated work on the   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting Posted on May 26

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a community meeting for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project as follows:   Thursday, June 2, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (CGS 129), Boston University, 871 Commonwealth Avenue. The Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project will replace the existing superstructure   …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting

MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement Posted on May 24

MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement

Frank DePaola, P.E., who has served as General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) since February 2015, announced to staff that he plans to retire after his current appointment expires on June 30. Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack thanked DePaola in a letter   …Continue Reading MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement

Join Us! Bay State Bike Week: May 14-22 Posted on May 12

Join Us! Bay State Bike Week: May 14-22

Bay State Bike Week is just a few days away! Every May, Massachusetts residents and bike commuters come together to celebrate human-powered, two-wheeled transportation during Bay State Bike Week. This year, the week-long celebration is taking place from May 14th- 22nd. Throughout the Commonwealth, participants   …Continue Reading Join Us! Bay State Bike Week: May 14-22

MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response Posted on Apr 28

MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response

MassDOT this week recognized Highway Assistance Patrol Operator Angela Morley for her recent response to a driver in medical distress. On March 29, Morley, a Wilmington resident, stopped her patrol vehicle to provide lighting to a truck driver who was securing cargo on his vehicle   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response

MBTA: Commuter Rail Resumes Regular Service Posted on Apr 17

MBTA: Commuter Rail Resumes Regular Service

The MBTA has announced that regular Sunday service schedules for commuter rail lines have resumed following an Amtrak signal failure this morning. All commuter rail trains are scheduled to run tomorrow on normal weekday schedules. In the wake of an Amtrak signal failure today which   …Continue Reading MBTA: Commuter Rail Resumes Regular Service

MassDOT RMV: Updated Spanish Language Manual Now Available Posted on Apr 8

MassDOT RMV: Updated Spanish Language Manual Now Available

The MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Division today announced the availability of an updated version of its Spanish language Driver’s Manual in branches around the Commonwealth and online at MassRMV.com. “We recognize the significant Spanish speaking population in the Commonwealth and the Registry is pleased   …Continue Reading MassDOT RMV: Updated Spanish Language Manual Now Available

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

Massachusetts Employers Recognized for Excellence in Commuter Options Posted on Mar 22

Massachusetts Employers Recognized for Excellence in Commuter Options

Today, the Baker Administration celebrated more than 220 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities at the sixth annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards ceremony. Attendees were recognized for their efforts in promoting active, healthy, and sustainable travel options. The event, held at historic Fenway   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Employers Recognized for Excellence in Commuter Options

MBTA Partners with City of Boston to Reimagine Mattapan Station Bus Shelters Posted on Feb 19

MBTA Partners with City of Boston to Reimagine Mattapan Station Bus Shelters

The MBTA is partnering with the City of Boston’s second Public Space Invitational, a civic design competition that aims to reimagine our public spaces in Boston. The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, in partnership with the Boston Art Commission and the City’s Streets cabinet,   …Continue Reading MBTA Partners with City of Boston to Reimagine Mattapan Station Bus Shelters