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MassDOT and MBTA Will Host Public Meetings for the Mattapan Trolley Line Study Results Posted on Mar 18

MassDOT and MBTA Will Host Public Meetings for the Mattapan Trolley Line Study Results

MassDOT and the MBTA will hold three public meetings to discuss the results of the Mattapan Trolley Line Study. The times and locations for the public meetings are as follows:   Wednesday, March 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the ABCD, 550 River   …Continue Reading MassDOT and MBTA Will Host Public Meetings for the Mattapan Trolley Line Study Results

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st Posted on Mar 14

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st

MassDOT announced the Department will be rehabilitating the surface of the Tobin Bridge and complete required maintenance to improve the structure which will require lane closures and result in significant traffic impacts on the Tobin Bridge and Chelsea Curves section of Route 1 beginning April   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening Posted on Mar 6

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening

Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak, and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh were today joined by elected officials, local stakeholder groups, and members of the Mattapan and Fairmount Line communities to mark the ceremonial opening of the new Blue   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening

Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday Posted on Mar 3

Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday

MassDOT and the MBTA are advising the public that the National Weather Service is forecasting a winter storm which will bring snow to locations throughout Massachusetts beginning on Sunday evening, and continuing through Monday morning. Snowfall is expected to be heaviest between 10 p.m. on   …Continue Reading Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Opens to Fairmount Line Customers Today, February 25 Posted on Feb 25

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Opens to Fairmount Line Customers Today, February 25

The MBTA has announced that the brand new Blue Hill Avenue Station will open to Fairmount Line customers today, Monday, February 25, 2019. Opening the Station was contingent upon a series of final inspections, which were completed Sunday. Construction of Blue Hill Avenue Station took   …Continue Reading MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Opens to Fairmount Line Customers Today, February 25

Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened Posted on Feb 22

Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened

The MBTA has announced that the Green Line Extension (GLX) Project is on schedule with the next major project steps including the temporary closure of three bridges in Somerville in order to advance GLX construction, which includes infrastructure improvements as well as widening efforts to   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened

MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Feb 14

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 18, is a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

Winter Weather Travel Advisory for Tuesday Posted on Feb 11

Winter Weather Travel Advisory for Tuesday

MassDOT is advising the public that weather forecasters are expecting a winter storm to impact travel across the Commonwealth throughout Tuesday, February 12. Snow is expected to begin falling during the Tuesday morning hours in Western Massachusetts and the storm will move eastward during the   …Continue Reading Winter Weather Travel Advisory for Tuesday

Public Invited To Help Shape the Future of MBTA Commuter Rail Posted on Feb 7

Public Invited To Help Shape the Future of MBTA Commuter Rail

MassDOT and the MBTA are announcing an informational open house and online survey to encourage members of the public to learn more about and comment on the MBTA’s Rail Vision, a two-year study intended to identify current and future Commuter Rail needs and improvements. The   …Continue Reading Public Invited To Help Shape the Future of MBTA Commuter Rail

MBTA Announces Proposed Route Changes for the Better Bus Project, Schedules Open Houses, and Announces Comment Period Posted on Jan 28

MBTA Announces Proposed Route Changes for the Better Bus Project, Schedules Open Houses, and Announces Comment Period

The MBTA has shared forty-seven cost-neutral proposals to update and modernize sixty-three existing bus routes. These proposals lay the foundation for a bus network with more frequent, reliable service that provides better connectivity in Greater Boston. The Better Bus Project marks the beginning of a   …Continue Reading MBTA Announces Proposed Route Changes for the Better Bus Project, Schedules Open Houses, and Announces Comment Period