"The T is also one of the economic engines of the Commonwealth. It has helped to revitalize neighborhoods with new jobs, housing, and parks."- Marc Draisen
Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) Director Marc Draisen in a newspaper editorial today said the future of smart growth in metro Boston "depends more on one institution than on any other: a healthy, stable, and growing transit system."
Read the op-ed.
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council today unveiled "MetroFuture", a new plan for "smart growth" development and preservation in Greater Boston. The plan was based on input from thousands of residents and regional leaders.
Learn more about Metrofuture here.
Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Traffic Update posted on Sep 19
Work on the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project in Newburyport and Amesbury will require extended lane closure hours beginning next week. Beginning on Monday, September 22, the hours of daytime construction will extend the I-95 Northbound right lane closure the associated right lane closure on I-95 Northbound …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Traffic Update
Take the Clean Air Challenge! Join Us September 22-26 posted on Sep 18
Massachusetts travelers will improve air-quality by choosing more sustainable transportation options during the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge (formerly Car-Free Week). This year, Massachusetts challenges you to explore your commuting options and Shift Your Mode from September 22nd-26th. By trying greener modes including carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling, …Continue Reading Take the Clean Air Challenge! Join Us September 22-26
MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea Approved posted on Sep 17
The MassDOT Board of Directors today approved a construction contract to extend the MBTA’s increasingly popular Silver Line from East Boston to Chelsea. A project funded entirely by Governor Deval Patrick’s 2013 Transportation Finance Plan, the Silver Line will be extended past the Seaport to …Continue Reading MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea Approved