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MBTA Urges Customers to “Stay Connected” this Winter Posted on Nov 1

MBTA Urges Customers to "Stay Connected" this Winter

The MBTA today launched its Winter Weather public information campaign, urging customers to stay connected during storms and inclement weather. Commuter Rail, bus and subway riders can go to MBTA.com/weather, download our Twitter transit app and follow the T on Twitter, and sign up for   …Continue Reading MBTA Urges Customers to “Stay Connected” this Winter

All Electronic Tolling Website EZDriveMA Fully Functional Posted on Nov 1

All Electronic Tolling Website EZDriveMA Fully Functional

MassDOT announced that its new open road tolling website is fully functional, (EZDriveMA.com), and that toll plaza demolition work on I-90, (the Massachusetts Turnpike), is proceeding on schedule with activities to include toll plaza booth and canopy demolition, tunnel excavation, concrete slab removal, and the   …Continue Reading All Electronic Tolling Website EZDriveMA Fully Functional

MassDOT Offers Travel Tools as Electronic Tolling Begins Friday, October 28, 10pm Posted on Oct 28

MassDOT Offers Travel Tools as Electronic Tolling Begins Friday, October 28, 10pm

MassDOT is announcing that a number of tools are available for drivers as the Commonwealth transitions to All Electronic Tolling (AET).  MassDOT urges the public to use these tools because traffic will be impacted as toll plaza demolition and road reconstruction occurs in 23 work   …Continue Reading MassDOT Offers Travel Tools as Electronic Tolling Begins Friday, October 28, 10pm

Video: Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Shown Step by Step Posted on Oct 26

On October 28, I-90 (The Massachusetts Turnpike) will transition to All Electronic Tolling, and MassDOT will begin demolishing the existing toll plazas and reconstructing the roadways. The following is a visualization of what drivers can expect to see as they travel through an existing toll   …Continue Reading Video: Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Shown Step by Step

MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week Posted on Oct 13

MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week

      Guest Blog Written By Patrick McDonald, CPCU, AIM, AIS Executive Vice President – Business & Clients MAPFRE Insurance At MAPFRE Insurance, road safety is of the utmost importance.  We understand that teen drivers, being new to the roads, are more susceptible to   …Continue Reading MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week

Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting Posted on Oct 10

Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting

MassDOT will begin All Electronic Tolling (AET) in the Sumner Tunnel effective October 28, 2016. In preparation for the transition, MassDOT will host a Sumner Tunnel Entrance Reconstruction and Toll Plaza Demolition Project Public Information Meeting to provide information about the proposed design of the   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting

FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations Posted on Oct 6

FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved a two-year, $7.7 million contract to Brink’s Incorporated to perform cash collection operations that had previously been handled internally by the MBTA. The contract is projected to reduce MBTA spending  for cash processing by more than half,   …Continue Reading FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Sep 30

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners

MassDOT today recognized the work of high school students across the Commonwealth through the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest at MassDOT’s annual Moving Together Conference. Videos were shown during the luncheon portion of the conference, with the winners called to stage   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set Posted on Sep 22

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set

Please join the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for a Public Information Meeting on the Arsenal Street Corridor Study as follows: Tuesday, October 4, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Watertown Middle School, Auditorium & Cafeteria, 68 Waverly Avenue, Watertown MassDOT is studying the Arsenal Street Corridor in   …Continue Reading Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set

Labor Day Travel: Plan Ahead Posted on Sep 1

Labor Day Travel: Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages the public to travel safely during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, drive during lower volume times on major roadways, and use public transportation where possible. MassDOT suspends all construction work on major arterial roadways from 12 p.m., Friday, September 2, through the   …Continue Reading Labor Day Travel: Plan Ahead