The MBTA today announced a public contest to Rename the Bike Cages. Current T Bike Cage locations are Alewife and Forest Hills with more coming, including one at South Station. The winner of the Rename the Bike Cage contest will receive a one month subway pass and a new folding bicycle, courtesy of Back Bay Bicycles.
Contestants may fill out a ballot online or mail a hard copy ballot printed in the Boston METRO to:
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, 45 High Street, Boston, MA 02110, attn: Erik Scheier, Project Director for Operations
All submissions must be received by 6:00pm, Wednesday, May 5. The winner will be notified and invited to an MBTA kickoff event at South Station on Monday, May 17th, 1:00pm, South Station.
MBTA: Fitchburg Line Weekend Service Suspension posted on Mar 27
The MBTA has issued a Service Alert: No Weekend Service on the commuter rail Fitchburg Main Line for the period from April 25th, 2015 through November 22nd, 2015. The suspension of weekend service will allow construction of major improvements on the Fitchburg Main Line to …Continue Reading MBTA: Fitchburg Line Weekend Service Suspension
Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options posted on Mar 26
The efforts of more than 170 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities, who promote active, healthy, and sustainable commute options, were celebrated today for helping Massachusetts to reduce traffic congestion, to promote healthy lifestyles, and benefit the environment. The Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards …Continue Reading Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options
Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work posted on Mar 26
MassDOT on Saturday, March 28 will begin preparing to dismantle the downstream “salt and pepper” towers as part of the Longfellow Bridge Restoration Project. MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), coordinated with the cities of Cambridge and Boston as well as the MBTA to begin dismantling …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work