MassDOT today debuted a new, automatically-updated interactive web-based map that allows the public to view the latest information about all federal stimulus American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) transportation projects.
The ARRA recovery project map allows the public to see ARRA projects sorted by County, Planning Region, and Congressional District in addition to the project-by-project view available on previous maps. The interactive project map also includes the latest information updated automatically about project bid advertisements, when construction begins, and amount of money spent to date.
Other examples of innovative web-based customer tools launched by MassDOT include:
• RMV Division website includes 23 online transactions and features an interactive map showing branch locations and wait times. Eight new online services have been added in the last year.
• MassDOT Developers Page launched earlier this year is the one-stop location for useful transportation data across the states. Third party developers are using MassDOT and MBTA data to create useful applications and scheduling tools for transit riders to improve customer service at no cost to the state.
• For the first time ever, Highway Division cameras, including four new feeds from the Tobin Bridge, have been merged into a single online traffic camera web page where residents and visitors can view more than 90 live traffic cameras throughout the highway system.
To view the ARRA interactive project map, visit the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Recovery and Reinvestment website.
Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August posted on Jul 22
MassDOT’s contractor is scheduled to begin the next stage of construction on the Longfellow Bridge in August 2016 now that the MBTA Red Line trains have been moved to their new locations. In this stage, bridge rehabilitation work will occur under the MBTA outbound track. …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August
Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station posted on Jul 21
MassDOT Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin today joined local legislators to break ground on the Assabet River Rail Trail construction project in Maynard. The $6.7 million project links the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge with the downtown Maynard business district as well as the MBTA South …Continue Reading Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station
Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations posted on Jul 20
MassDOT has announced that “Fast Charging” Stations for Electric Vehicles will be available at I-90 Service Plazas beginning later this year. Depending upon the electric vehicle and the state of its current charge, the stations will charge an electric vehicle to at least 80% power …Continue Reading Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations