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MBTA Brings Real-Time Info to Eighteen High-Ridership Bus Stops Posted on Feb 24

MBTA Brings Real-Time Info to Eighteen High-Ridership Bus Stops

The MBTA launched a first-of-its-kind pilot that brings real-time bus information beyond major transit hubs, to individual bus stops. The solar-powered electronic ink (E Ink) signs are located at eighteen bus stops in several Boston neighborhoods as well as stops in Chelsea, Everett, Cambridge, Watertown,   …Continue Reading MBTA Brings Real-Time Info to Eighteen High-Ridership Bus Stops

MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Feb 13

MassDOT Encourages Presidents' Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT is advising members of the public traveling during the next several days to plan ahead, take advantage of MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and consider using public transportation this coming weekend if possible.  The public should note that Monday, February 17, is a holiday   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

Building A Better T: MBTA Launches Infrastructure Acceleration Plan for 2020 Posted on Feb 6

Building A Better T: MBTA Launches Infrastructure Acceleration Plan for 2020

The MBTA today announced its plans to accelerate infrastructure projects for several subway lines and the Commuter Rail during calendar year 2020 to improve service, safety, and reliability on a faster timeline. These projects will include additional diversions of weekend service on all rapid transit   …Continue Reading Building A Better T: MBTA Launches Infrastructure Acceleration Plan for 2020

MBTA: Draft Public Engagement Plan and Upcoming Public Meetings Posted on Jan 28

MBTA: Draft Public Engagement Plan and Upcoming Public Meetings

The MBTA has announced the availability of its draft Public Engagement Plan as well as a series of public meetings intended to introduce the public to the draft Plan and solicit public feedback. With the engagement of the public as critical in the development and   …Continue Reading MBTA: Draft Public Engagement Plan and Upcoming Public Meetings

MBTA: Major Green Line Extension Work Coming in Spring 2020 Posted on Jan 28

MBTA: Major Green Line Extension Work Coming in Spring 2020

The MBTA announced major work taking place this spring 2020 on the Green Line as part of the Green Line Extension project (GLX) and the Green Line Transformation Program (GLT): the closure, relocation, and complete replacement of Lechmere Station to take place for approximately one   …Continue Reading MBTA: Major Green Line Extension Work Coming in Spring 2020

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory Posted on Jan 18

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public that the National Weather Service is predicting that snow will develop across the state from west to east on Saturday afternoon. Snowfall is expected to be heaviest across the northwestern part of the state, where several inches are possible. The   …Continue Reading Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory Posted on Jan 17

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

During the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, MassDOT is reminding the public to be alert while traveling, aware of holiday work restrictions and mindful of roadway conditions. “Drivers traveling throughout this holiday weekend are reminded to focus on getting to their destinations safely,” said   …Continue Reading Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

Baker-Polito Administration Files Budget Bill to Address Transportation, Infrastructure & Education Needs Posted on Jan 3

Baker-Polito Administration Files Budget Bill to Address Transportation, Infrastructure & Education Needs

The Baker-Polito Administration today filed a $74.2 million supplemental budget bill to address ongoing critical funding needs, including $18 million to support MBTA infrastructure and safety investments, $10 million for school improvements and $4.2 million for investments in clean drinking water. These proposals were previously   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Files Budget Bill to Address Transportation, Infrastructure & Education Needs

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 23

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead for holiday travel by recognizing that traffic volumes and the number of travelers on public transportation will be higher than normal.  Drivers and public transportation customers should check websites for real-time   …Continue Reading MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

Transportation and Climate Initiative Agreement to Deliver Northeast At Least $1.4 Billion in Transit System Investment Posted on Dec 18

Transportation and Climate Initiative Agreement to Deliver Northeast At Least $1.4 Billion in Transit System Investment

Massachusetts and 11 other states across the Northeast and the District of Columbia today announced the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) draft agreement would generate $1.4 billion to $7 billion per year regionally for transportation-related investments and about $500 million per year in Massachusetts to   …Continue Reading Transportation and Climate Initiative Agreement to Deliver Northeast At Least $1.4 Billion in Transit System Investment