As the lucky millionth account, Givins will be awarded by MassDOT's Secretary of Transportation a traveling gift pack including: $100 in the Givins Fast Lane account from Citizens Bank, a Dunkin Donuts gift card, Gulf gas card, and a month's worth of McCafe beverages. MassDOT thanks Citizens Bank and gift pack sponsors Gulf Oil, MassPike Dunkin Donuts Franchise, and McDonalds.
Thanks to all one million customers for joining and using electronic toll collection. Fast Lane opened on the Massachusetts Turnpike in 1998, and through today has issued 1.6 million transponders to 1 million account holders. Fast Lane can be used at the Sumner, Ted Williams Tunnels and the Tobin Memorial Bridge. Fast Lane is totally interoperable with all E-Zpass roadways, currently available in 14 states, from Maine to West Virginia.
To join Fast Lane, please call: 877 627 7745, visit Fast Lane on the web or visit one of the convenient walk -in centers, East Boston, Natick and Auburn.
Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel posted on May 24
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The heaviest traffic is observed during Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings. Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel
MBTA: Hoverboards Not Allowed posted on May 24
Effective immediately, hoverboards are prohibited on all MBTA property, including stations, buses, subways, trains, and commuter boats. MBTA subway and bus personnel, along with Keolis Commuter Rail staff have been informed that customers with hoverboards shall not be permitted to bring such devices into MBTA …Continue Reading MBTA: Hoverboards Not Allowed
MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement posted on May 24
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