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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

RMV Introduces Online CDL Self-Certification Posted on Jan 8

RMV Introduces Online CDL Self-Certification

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Division is pleased to announce a new online transaction designed to allow Commercial Driver’s a self-service option for meeting the new Federal regulation which requires them to self-certify with the RMV.  This new transaction is designed to assist our commercial   …Continue Reading RMV Introduces Online CDL Self-Certification

Callahan Tunnel: Traffic Pattern Update Posted on Dec 31

Today, MassDOT met again with its partners from the Massachusetts State Police, the City, officials from surrounding communities, Massport and other agencies to review the first evening commute of the Callahan Tunnel closure. The team has identified a traffic pattern change to help reduce congestion   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel: Traffic Pattern Update

South Station Expansion Recognized by Chamber Posted on Dec 28

South Station Expansion Recognized by Chamber

Boston South Station is now seeing busy holiday travel days as the New Year approaches.  To learn more about what is happening at the station and with the South Station Expansion project, please read our December fact sheet. This edition features articles on how MassDOT   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Recognized by Chamber

Holiday Travel: Plan Ahead! Posted on Dec 20

Holiday Travel: Plan Ahead!

Enjoy the holidays! As you make travel plans, MassDOT advises residents and visitors to check our online resources, drive with caution and if possible use public transportation. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday   …Continue Reading Holiday Travel: Plan Ahead!

Live from Singapore: Using Big Data to Visualize our Transportation Future Posted on Dec 20

Live from Singapore: Using Big Data to Visualize our Transportation Future

Posted by: MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey  At MassDOT, we are committed to using data to inform our decision-making and to help guide our transportation planning.   Big data analytics help inform our efforts to administer the best possible service and guide decision-making that can impact the   …Continue Reading Live from Singapore: Using Big Data to Visualize our Transportation Future

Whittier Bridge Project Update Posted on Dec 20

Whittier Bridge Project Update

MassDOT contractors for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project will continue work during the weeks of December 22 and December 29. No work will be performed on Christmas Day, December 25, and New Year’s Day, January 1. The work will require daytime lane single lane closures on   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Project Update