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Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings Posted on Jun 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings

MassDOT is hosting two pre-construction Public Meetings for the Commonwealth Ave Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Tuesday, July 11, 6:30 PM, Boston University College of General Studies, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (Lower Level, Room 129), 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston Thursday, July 13, 6:30 PM, Newton Free   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail Posted on Jun 16

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

The MBTA is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) on June 16th to study and identify current and future Commuter Rail needs and improvements as part of the MBTA’s Commuter Rail Vision. The MBTA already has a future planning exercise underway for bus, subway, and   …Continue Reading MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances Posted on Jun 15

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances

MassDOT has been working with Watertown officials, residents, business owners, the MBTA, and surrounding communities on the Arsenal Street Corridor Study. This effort, commencing in September 2015, has sought to analyze existing and future multimodal transportation conditions along the Arsenal Street corridor in Watertown, from   …Continue Reading Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances

MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award Posted on Jun 14

MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

The MBTA is pleased to congratulate Senior Project Manager Ellen DeNooyer AIA, LEED AP in receiving the 2017 Innovative Transportation Solutions Award from the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Boston Chapter, an association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. The WTS Innovative Transportation Solutions   …Continue Reading MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Jun 7

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project will host a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, June 21, 6:00 to 7:30 PM, Medford City Hall, Council Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community with a general update on   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled

MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans Posted on Jun 5

MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans

The MBTA has released its alternate weekday and weekend commuter rail service plans for the North Shore as a result of Beverly Drawbridge construction taking place on weekdays from July 17 through August 13 and Positive Train Control (PTC) work taking place on weekends from   …Continue Reading MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Groundbreaking Posted on Jun 5

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Groundbreaking

Governor Charlie Baker, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and MBTA Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve held a groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate the construction of the new Blue Hill Avenue Station on the Fairmont Commuter Rail Line. “Construction of the Blue Hill Avenue Station   …Continue Reading MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Groundbreaking

MBTA: Special Fares, Extra Service for Sail Boston Events Posted on Jun 1

MBTA: Special Fares, Extra Service for Sail Boston Events

The Sail Boston event will be held between Saturday, June 17, and Wednesday, June 21, and the MBTA is offering four special fare options to make traveling to and from the Grand Parade of Sail and the tall ships fast and easy. The MBTA is   …Continue Reading MBTA: Special Fares, Extra Service for Sail Boston Events

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Construction, Fairmount Line Impact Posted on May 30

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Construction, Fairmount Line Impact

Construction of the new Blue Hill Avenue Station on the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line will take place on weekends and in the evening weekday hours beginning Saturday, June 3, for up to twenty-four months. During this time, weekend Fairmount Line trains will be replaced with   …Continue Reading MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Construction, Fairmount Line Impact

Baker-Polito Administration Authorizes MBTA Control Board Extension, Board and Staffing Transitions Announced Posted on May 25

Baker-Polito Administration Authorizes MBTA Control Board Extension, Board and Staffing Transitions Announced

Acting to maintain momentum toward improving the MBTA for riders, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced that the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) will extend its governance by two years as allowed under   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Authorizes MBTA Control Board Extension, Board and Staffing Transitions Announced