The Patrick-Murray Administration today announced the reopening as of July 1 of Visitor Information Centers in Greenfield and Salisbury. The Maria Miles Visitors Center on I-95 in Salisbury reopened permanently. Miles is seen holding the sign at left. The Salisbury Visitors Center will be open between the hours of 8AM to 6PM. MassDOT will provide operational and utilities funding support for the Center and funding from the Regional Tourism Council will support the Center’s staff.
The Maria Miles Visitors Center receives up to 500,000 visitors per year and is one of four Massachusetts Visitors Centers reopening this summer.
The Greenfield Visitor Information Center, accessible from both Interstate 91 and Route 2, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October 31. MassDOT will provide operational and utilities funding support for the Greenfield Center and funding from the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will support the Center's staff.
The Greenfield Visitors Center receives up to 90,000 visitors per year.
The Visitors Centers in Mansfield on I-95 Northbound reopened May 28 for the remainder of the year through a partnership with the Plymouth County Development Council.
The Route 25 Eastbound Visitors Center in Bourne reopened in late May and will be open weekends through Labor Day.
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