MassDOT’s Registrar of Motor Vehicles Rachel Kaprielian today announced the last days of 2012 will bring year-end long lines at RMV branches caused by a stream of commercial motor vehicle registration renewals.
Owners of commercial vehicles will be appearing in person through Monday, December 31 to conduct their renewals and payments.
50,000+ customers visited Customers Service Representatives last week and wait times approached a statewide average of 15 minutes. Wait times are expected to grow with only 2 full business days until 2013. RMV branches will be open on Monday, December 31 but closed on January 1, 2013. You may check current RMV wait times in your coverage area on the RMV website.
“While commercial registration customers must visit a branch before the end of the year, there are many other customers who can choose the online option and avoid the wait times all together,” said Registrar Kaprielian.
This month, for example, 54,724 customers up for license renewal are eligible to perform their renewal online. Hundreds of thousands of customers perform online transactions- more than 370,000 transactions were completed online in October 2012 alone.
Among the transactions that may be performed online:
Change of Address
Court Filing Fee
Plate Return on Web
Renew Mass ID
Visit the RMV "virtual branch" online today: www.mass.gov/rmv
MBTA Video: Watch Concord Bridge Roll into Place! posted on Oct 6
As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA replaced the railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge rolled into place during one weekend at the end of August. Crews prepared foundations for the new …Continue Reading MBTA Video: Watch Concord Bridge Roll into Place!
MBTA Purchases Dozens of New, High Capacity Buses posted on Oct 6
The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board has approved the purchase of 44, sixty-foot long buses for the Silver Line and other high volume bus routes. The diesel hybrid buses will replace the existing CNG-powered buses that began serving the Silver Line in 2003. The …Continue Reading MBTA Purchases Dozens of New, High Capacity Buses
MBTA Green Line to Activate Additional Countdown Signs posted on Oct 6
The MBTA announced today that the Green Line will activate additional countdown signs this week at Copley, Arlington, Boylston, Park, Haymarket and North Stations. “These signs provide important information that significantly enhances our customers’ commuting experience,” said MBTA General Manager Frank DePaola. “The oldest subway …Continue Reading MBTA Green Line to Activate Additional Countdown Signs