In the wake of the Swine Flu outbreak, Transportation Secretary Aloisi says people should go about their normal daily activities including riding the MBTA or using the airline system, while also staying informed about how to stay healthy and protect themselves.
"People should feel safe and secure in the ability to take our subway system and our airline system,” Secretary Aloisi told the Metro.
Learn more about staying healthy from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health here.
Or check out a Department of Public Health fact sheet at the MBTA website.
The MBTA and the Executive Office of Transportation will remain in constant communication with state and federal public health officials on this issue.
South Station Expansion: 1980s Renovation posted on Jan 31
The South Station Expansion project is about improving transportation service through more train tracks and redesigned platforms; upgraded switches, signals, and other infrastructure; and new passenger amenities. The proposed expansion will protect and prepare the station for future demand as other efforts have done over …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: 1980s Renovation
New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Public Meeting Set posted on Jan 29
MassDOT is conducting a study of the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor, a bridge that spans New Bedford Harbor. The swing bridge connecting the communities of New Bedford and Fairhaven is functionally obsolete, constrains marine traffic, and its opening results in extensive vehicle delays. This study …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Public Meeting Set
Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open posted on Jan 28
The statewide travel ban has been lifted as of midnight. Motorists, especially those in the City of Boston and Eastern counties, are asked to use caution as MassDOT crews continue to plow and clear state roadways and ramps. Parking bans are still in effect in …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open