"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.
Governor Patrick Celebrates Beverly Commuter Rail Parking posted on Aug 1
Governor Deval Patrick today joined state and local officials, residents and business owners to celebrate the opening of the new Beverly Commuter Rail parking garage. The garage will be open for customers beginning at the start of commuter rail service tomorrow, Saturday, August 2. “When …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Celebrates Beverly Commuter Rail Parking
Boston-Everett: Alford Street Bridge Opens posted on Aug 1
MassDOT Highway Administrator Frank DePaola today joined state and local officials to announce the Route 99 Alford Street Bridge over the Mystic River connecting Charleston and Everett is now open and operating at full capacity. The $56.1 million project included rehabilitation of the structural, mechanical …Continue Reading Boston-Everett: Alford Street Bridge Opens
NHTSA Safety Reminder: Never Leave a Child Alone in a Car posted on Jul 31
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and partners today are raising awareness about heatstroke, one of the leading causes of death among children. The NHTSA says at least 17 children have already died this year from vehicular heatstroke. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash …Continue Reading NHTSA Safety Reminder: Never Leave a Child Alone in a Car