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South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones Posted on Apr 22

South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones

MassDOT and the MBTA are announcing that the South Coast Rail Program has reached two critical Phase 1 milestones:  a finance plan is complete and will be fully funded in the Commonwealth’s Capital Investment Plan and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones

Commonwealth’s Regional Transit Authority Task Force Releases Final Report Posted on Apr 8

Commonwealth’s Regional Transit Authority Task Force Releases Final Report

The Task Force on Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Performance and Funding, created in the fall of 2018 by Outside Section 72 of the FY 2019 Massachusetts State Budget, today released its final report, titled:  “A Vision for the Future of Massachusetts’ Regional Transit Authorities.” The   …Continue Reading Commonwealth’s Regional Transit Authority Task Force Releases Final Report

Regional Transit Authority Task Force Releases Draft Final Report Posted on Mar 16

Regional Transit Authority Task Force Releases Draft Final Report

The Task Force on Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Performance and Funding, created in the fall of 2018 by Outside Section 72 of the FY 2019 Massachusetts State Budget, today released its draft final report for public comment, titled:  “A Vision for the Future of Massachusetts’   …Continue Reading Regional Transit Authority Task Force Releases Draft Final Report

MassDOT Announces Regional Transit Authority Additional Funding Awards Posted on Mar 5

MassDOT Announces Regional Transit Authority Additional Funding Awards

MassDOT today announced $5.1 million in additional funding awards for Regional Transit Authorities (RTA) across the Commonwealth to implement best practices and innovative services to benefit customers. The RTA award winners have been selected based upon factors such as whether projects will increase ridership, demonstrate   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Regional Transit Authority Additional Funding Awards

2019 State Employment Career Fair: April 5th Posted on Feb 13

2019 State Employment Career Fair: April 5th

Save the Date and register to attend the 2019 State Employment Career Fair for job seekers with disabilities, scheduled as follows: Friday, April 5, 10am-1pm, State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor, Boston. The Career Fair is hosted by MassDOT, Mass Office on Disability,   …Continue Reading 2019 State Employment Career Fair: April 5th

MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete Posted on Dec 18

MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete

Governor Charlie Baker and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno were joined by MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack, MBTA Interim General Manager Jeffrey Gonneville, and CRRC MA Chairman & President Jia Bo, at CRRC MA’s manufacturing facility to mark the on-time completion of the first pair of Orange   …Continue Reading MBTA: First Pair of Orange Line Cars Complete

Kathleen Murtagh Appointed to MassDOT Board of Directors Posted on Dec 18

Kathleen Murtagh Appointed to MassDOT Board of Directors

MassDOT has announced the appointment of Kathleen M. Murtagh, P.E. to the MassDOT Board of Directors as a replacement for outgoing Director Ruth Bonsignore. “On behalf of the MassDOT Board, I wish to welcome Kathleen Murtagh to our team,” said Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie   …Continue Reading Kathleen Murtagh Appointed to MassDOT Board of Directors

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Community Transit Grant Program Awards Posted on Dec 12

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Community Transit Grant Program Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration is pleased to announce a total of $10.2 million dollars for cities, towns and non-profits to use under the Community Transit Grant Program administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).  The competitive grant program awards money to be used for transit   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Community Transit Grant Program Awards

MassDOT Opens Application Period for Additional Regional Transit Authority Funding Posted on Nov 7

MassDOT Opens Application Period for Additional Regional Transit Authority Funding

MassDOT has announced it is now accepting applications from Regional Transit Authorities (RTA) for additional funding in Fiscal Year 2019, totaling $4 million, to implement best practices and innovative services to benefit customers. This selection process will consider factors such as whether RTA projects will   …Continue Reading MassDOT Opens Application Period for Additional Regional Transit Authority Funding

Nantucket Regional Transit Authority Provides Winter Service Posted on Oct 10

Nantucket Regional Transit Authority Provides Winter Service

MassDOT Rail & Transit Deputy Administrator Thomas Schiavone joined ceremonies in late September to celebrate the beginning of winter service for the Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA). Since beginning service in 1995, NRTA buses stopped operating after the end of the “summer” season, in recent   …Continue Reading Nantucket Regional Transit Authority Provides Winter Service