Post Content

New Bedford Whales Tooth Contest Graphic
MassDOT and the City of New Bedford announced an informal design competition for a new station near Route 18 to be known as Whale’s Tooth.  The multi-modal station will be built as part of the South Coast Rail project and may host a new local and intercity bus terminal.  The announcement was made in New Bedford City Hall by Mayor Scott W. Lang and Kristina Egan, Director of South Coast Rail, MassDOT. 

In addition to holding a design contest, the City, MassDOT, and the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority have launched an initiative to identify ways to improve local bus service and provide service to the Whale’s Tooth station.  Customer surveys are underway to gather information from riders and the larger public.  Recommendations will be released next year in the first comprehensive report ever developed for the bus authority.

The contest poster and background information about the station site are posted on the project website, www.mass.gov/southcoastrail.  Submissions are due on December 20, 2010, and must include one or two drawings or renderings and a description and rationale for the design. 

Written By:

Recent Posts

Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open posted on Jan 28

Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open

The statewide travel ban has been lifted as of midnight.  Motorists, especially those in the City of Boston and Eastern counties, are asked to use caution as MassDOT crews continue to plow and clear state roadways and ramps. Parking bans are still in effect in   …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open

Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27 posted on Jan 26

Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27

Governor Charlie Baker has signed an Executive Order allowing for the enforcement of a statewide travel ban effective at midnight, Monday, January 26. The following exceptions shall exist for the ban and all drivers are encouraged to remain safe and use their best judgment:     …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27

Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips posted on Jan 26

Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips

With a major winter storm upon us this week, travel should be avoided during the storm. If you must travel today or immediately following the storm, be sure to Prepare Your Vehicle For Winter Driving and bring Winter Car Supplies. Use Common Sense While Driving   …Continue Reading Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips