Post Content

SilverLine_0174

The Executive Office of Transportation (EOT) today announced three Community Planning Workshops to seek public ideas and input on the proposed ‘28X’ bus enhancement project.  EOT is proposing to use federal economic stimulus funding to dramatically transform the existing MBTA Route 28 into the 28X, providing more comfortable and more efficient service from Mattapan Square to Ruggles Station.

The 28X would operate via Blue Hill Avenue and Warren Street and serve Dudley Station, a hub of MBTA bus service. The new service will include dedicated bus lanes, new stations with amenities such as heaters and CharlieCard machines, 60-foot clean-running buses, and traffic features designed to speed up service and dramatically improve reliability.

By transforming the entire Route 28 into the 28X, riders will be able to more easily and more quickly connect to more than a dozen bus routes at Dudley and Ruggles Stations, as well as to the Orange and Red Lines.  

The Community Planning Workshops will be held on:

June 8, 2009 – 6:00pm – 8pm
Dudley Branch Library
65 Warren Street, Roxbury

June 9, 2009 – 6:00pm – 8pm
Mattapan Branch Library
1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan

June 10, 2009 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Grove Hall Community Center
51 Geneva Avenue, Roxbury

Learn more.  

Written By:

Recent Posts

MassDOT, Mapfre Insurance Encourage Safe Summer Driving posted on May 24

MassDOT, Mapfre Insurance Encourage Safe Summer Driving

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

Chelsea: Silver Line Gateway Project Bridge Closure

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

MBTA: Refurbished Green Line Trolleys Returning to Service posted on May 22

MBTA: Refurbished Green Line Trolleys Returning to Service

The first MBTA Green Line refurbished trolley car was returned to service this week. T personnel are completing test runs on the next refurbished car to return to service in the coming days. These are the first of 86 that are being refurbished. All 86   …Continue Reading MBTA: Refurbished Green Line Trolleys Returning to Service