MBTA Commuter Rail customers waiting for their train will soon get real-time information about the status of their trains.
Transportation Secretary James Aloisi and MBTA General Manager Daniel Grabauskas visited North Station to introduce “Next Train” technology that will provide customers with on board announcements and information on LED signs in stations.
Approximately 25 additional signs will be installed at 12 commuter rail stations, and 110 existing signs will be replaced. The new equipment is now being tested on the Haverhill Line as well as other lines on both the North and South sides. The equipment should be installed throughout the system by the end of summer.
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
2014 Moving Together Conference: Register Today! posted on Sep 17
MassDOT’s 2014 Moving Together Conference will bring together leaders working to advance healthy transportation. Are you part of the conversation that will determine the future of transportation in Massachusetts? Please join us and let your voice be heard. The conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, …Continue Reading 2014 Moving Together Conference: Register Today!
Governor Patrick Announces Ruggles Station Funding posted on Sep 16
Governor Deval Patrick joined US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to announce a $20 million federal Transportation Improvement Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to fund the Ruggles Station Commuter Rail Platform Project. Ruggles Station currently has only two platforms, limiting the number of trains that …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Ruggles Station Funding