The 61 graduates honored are joining 32 police departments, including 10 joining the MBTA Transit Police. The T Police Honor Guard and Irish American Association Pipes & Drums took part in the ceremonies.
The MBTA Transit Police Academy has been in existence since 1999 and has graduated more than 1,000 police officers. The Academy trains Transit Police recruits along with recruits from other cities, towns and campus police. Recruits receive 1,014 hours of training during 26 weeks of instruction on topics including constitutional laws defensive tactics, domestic abuse, and firearms training. Congratulations to all graduates!
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
MBTA: Refurbished Green Line Trolleys Returning to Service posted on May 22
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
Travel Safely Memorial Day Weekend! posted on May 20
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The heaviest traffic is expected Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings. Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between 1pm …Continue Reading Travel Safely Memorial Day Weekend!