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.
Fall River Route 79 Project: Ramp Closures May 28 posted on May 26
MassDOT will close the on-ramps to I-195 east and westbound from Route 79/138 and Broadway northbound, and from Central Street at Durfee Street/Milliken Boulevard on Thursday, May 28. The closures are necessary to demolish and reconstruct the last two elevated bridges as part of the …Continue Reading Fall River Route 79 Project: Ramp Closures May 28
MassDOT, Mapfre Insurance Encourage Safe Summer Driving posted on May 24
In time for Memorial Day, the kick-off to the summer driving season, MassDOT Acting Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin joined MAPFRE Insurance in reminding motorists to adhere to speed limits, obey traffic laws and avoid distracted driving when traveling during the summer months. According to data …Continue Reading MassDOT, Mapfre Insurance Encourage Safe Summer Driving
Chelsea: Silver Line Gateway Project Bridge Closure posted on May 22
MassDOT will close the Washington Avenue Bridge in Chelsea on Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00 AM as part of the Silver Line Gateway Project. Appropriate detour signs will be in place to redirect traffic and pedestrians, and identify relocated bus stops. The bridge closure is …Continue Reading Chelsea: Silver Line Gateway Project Bridge Closure