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.
Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update posted on Aug 21
MassDOT next week will begin preparations to replace the Route 2 Bridges over I-95 in Lexington by implementing a traffic shift on Route 2 east and westbound. The work to prepare for the shift requires lane closures from 8:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update
Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase posted on Aug 20
Governor Deval Patrick today announced an agreement in principle allowing the Commonwealth to purchase the Knowledge Corridor rail line between East Northfield and Springfield from Pan Am Southern, a joint venture of Pan Am and Norfolk Southern. The 49-mile segment of rail is currently undergoing …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase
Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule posted on Aug 19
MassDOT announced the successful opening of the new Morton Street Bridge in Mattapan more than a full day ahead of the already accelerated schedule. The original structurally deficient bridge carrying Morton Street over the MBTA commuter rail tracks closed on Friday, August 8 for final …Continue Reading Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule