MassDOT encourages motorists to travel safely during the upcoming Presidents’ Day weekend and be aware of service changes caused by the Monday holiday.
The Boston-Quincy I-93 HOV lane Northbound and Southbound will not be open on Monday, February 15.
Travelers should be aware of possible significant delays on I-91 South in Springfield on Sunday afternoons this winter and on the Monday holiday afternoon of Presidents’ Day, resulting from seasonal travel from Vermont, New Hampshire, and other northern destinations combined with lane closures on I-91 South as part of the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project.
The MBTA on Presidents’ Day will operate on a Saturday schedule for subways, buses, trolleys and commuter rail.
All Registry of Motor Vehicles offices and branches will be closed on Monday, February 15 for the Presidents’ Day holiday. Please “Skip the Line” and visit the RMV online to begin or complete many transactions.
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