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South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set Posted on Apr 3

South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set

MassDOT and the MBTA invite you to a Public Meeting on the South Coast Rail Notice of Project Change as follows: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM, University of Massachusetts School of Law, Francis J. Larkin Moot Courtroom, 333 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth MassDOT filed an   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set

Winter Driving Conditions Reminders Posted on Mar 31

Winter Driving Conditions Reminders

MassDOT reminds the public to monitor weather conditions and make informed and safe decisions about travel through Saturday. Drivers are advised to lower their speeds, give themselves extra time to reach their destinations, and remember MassDOT’s message, “Don’t Crowd the Plow” – stay behind snow   …Continue Reading Winter Driving Conditions Reminders

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

MassDOT will implement recommendations made by its Work Zone Safety Task Force in an effort to promote safety for highway workers, contractors, law enforcement personnel, motorists, and members of the public in work zones throughout the Commonwealth. At today’s meeting of the MassDOT Board of   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21 Posted on Mar 1

Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike. –John F. Kennedy Less than four weeks after Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, temperatures in Massachusetts have already crested 70-degrees. With the snow melted and a distant memory, now is a great time to start thinking   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week is Coming! Join us May 13-21

MBTA Youth Pass Program launches today, Wednesday, February 1 Posted on Feb 1

MBTA Youth Pass Program launches today, Wednesday, February 1

The MBTA’s Youth Pass program launches today, Wednesday, February 1, 2017, providing affordable transit access for low-income young people. Distributed through municipal and community partners, the Youth Pass is a card that can be used at MBTA Fare Vending Machines or at retail sales terminals   …Continue Reading MBTA Youth Pass Program launches today, Wednesday, February 1

Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st Posted on Jan 25

Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st

Put on your winter hats, scarves, mittens, and lace up those boots because Wednesday, February, 1st is the second annual Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Winter Walk to School Day! All Massachusetts public elementary and middle schools are invited to register! This event is a   …Continue Reading Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st

MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app Posted on Jan 18

MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app

MassDOT today announced that a total of 146 “GoTime” signs, which provide real-time traffic travel times, are now activated on highways throughout the Commonwealth and that a new mobile app with GoTime data is now available which will allow drivers to see real-time travel information before   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app

Freight Plan Public Open House Set Posted on Jan 10

Freight Plan Public Open House Set

MassDOT’s Freight Plan is a strategic planning document that will define a short and long-term vision for the freight system in Massachusetts and identify solutions to current and future challenges to the freight system. The first Open House for the Massachusetts Freight Plan has been   …Continue Reading Freight Plan Public Open House Set

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Advise Safe Travel for New Year’s Eve Posted on Dec 27

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Advise Safe Travel for New Year's Eve

The New Year is a time for reflection, resolutions and celebration. As we welcome 2017, MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance encourage you to also keep safety top of mind, especially during your holiday planning. Did you know that January 1st ranked as the No. 1 day   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Advise Safe Travel for New Year’s Eve

MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Dec 22

MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead this holiday season, utilize MassDOT’s many travel tools and resources and take public transportation if possible. “We want everyone to reach their travel destinations safely and enjoy this holiday with their friends and loved ones,” said Transportation Secretary and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead