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MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on May 10

MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2018-2022 and welcomes public comment until May 30, 2017. The STIP is a five-year investment program that prioritizes federal funds for improvements to our roadways, bridges, transit systems,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT Announces Quaboag Connector Van Service Pilot Posted on Mar 28

MassDOT Announces Quaboag Connector Van Service Pilot

MassDOT announced today that a new “Quaboag Connector” van transportation service is available for residents in the Quaboag Valley region which includes the towns of Belchertown, Brookfield, Hardwick, Monson, Palmer, Ware, Warren and West Brookfield. The curb-to-curb service has begun as a 12-month pilot that   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Quaboag Connector Van Service Pilot

State Rail Plan Public Meeting: November 21 Posted on Nov 14

State Rail Plan Public Meeting: November 21

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting to review and receive public comment on the DRAFT 2016 State Rail Plan Update as follows: Monday, November 21, 6:30 pm, Attleboro Public Library, 74 No Main Street, Attleboro MassDOT will review the current state of the rail system,   …Continue Reading State Rail Plan Public Meeting: November 21

MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards Posted on Sep 27

MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards

MassDOT has announced the awarding of seven grants totaling more than $2.2 million as part of the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). IRAP is a competitive state-funded public/private partnership program that provides financial assistance to eligible applicants who are prepared to invest in industry-based   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards

Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th Posted on Sep 20

Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th

MassDOT is hosting the 2016 Moving Together Conference on Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7:45am – 4:00pm, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street. Session topics include: Focus 40; Innovative Technology: Improving Bicycling, Walking and Transit; Hot Topics in Transit;  and Interactive Sessions   …Continue Reading Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th

MassDOT Data Boosts Regional Transit Trip Planning Posted on Aug 6

MassDOT Data Boosts Regional Transit Trip Planning

MassDOT is committed to providing accurate and convenient travel information for all Commonwealth residents and visitors. We continue to invest in the development and maintenance of route and schedule data for transit operators across the state. In partnership with ten Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs), and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Data Boosts Regional Transit Trip Planning

Major Announcement Moves South Coast Rail Forward Posted on Jun 17

Major Announcement Moves South Coast Rail Forward

As part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's commitment to the South Coast Rail economic development and transportation project, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has closed on the legal transaction with CSX Transportation to acquire the rail lines necessary for the restoration of commuter rail service   …Continue Reading Major Announcement Moves South Coast Rail Forward