MassDOT’s Registry of Motor Vehicles Division reminds customers of changes to three RMV fees effective July 1, 2014.
Transportation finance legislation passed by the Legislature last year required MassDOT to generate its own additional revenue to help fund future budgets. The plan approved by the MassDOT Board in March makes the following changes:
- Non-commercial vehicle registration fees for motor vehicles will increase from $50 to $60. There will be no change to commercial registration fees.
- Annual motor vehicle inspections will increase to $35, up from $29.
- The road test fee, a one-time fee for the majority of drivers, will increase to $35, up from $20, with portions of the road test revenue supporting improved customer service for first time drivers.
The changes will allow MassDOT to close a projected $55 million budget gap in Fiscal Year 2015, make customer improvements, and invest in the Commonwealth’s transportation system.
Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day posted on May 4
Thousands of elementary and middle school students all over the Commonwealth walked and rode their bikes to school in celebration of the 7th Annual Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day. Nearly 300 schools participated in the event. “It’s encouraging to see so many communities …Continue Reading Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day
Natick: MassDOT Breaks Ground on Marion Street Bridge posted on May 4
MassDOT today broke ground on a new bridge that will carry Marion Street over railroad tracks in Natick. The new bridge will feature a single superstructure with steel beams, concrete deck with asphalt surface on existing abutments, and a 6-foot wide sidewalk. Pedestrian access will …Continue Reading Natick: MassDOT Breaks Ground on Marion Street Bridge
MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs posted on May 4
The MBTA projects a 12.8 percent reduction in energy costs for the 2017 Fiscal Year, and expects to see additional savings during the next three years, according to a presentation made recently to the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board. The cost savings are the …Continue Reading MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs