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Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options Posted on Apr 18

Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

The Baker-Polito Administration today celebrated the efforts of more than 200 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities in promoting active, healthy and sustainable travel options at their worksites.  At the eighth annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards ceremony at historic Fenway Park, the honorees   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

Baker-Polito Administration Attends Fenway Center Ground Breaking Posted on Jan 30

Baker-Polito Administration Attends Fenway Center Ground Breaking

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, local leaders and members of the joint venture of Meredith Management, Gerding Edlen, and TH Real Estate at a ground breaking ceremony for Phase I of the Fenway Center Development Project at 771 Beacon   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Attends Fenway Center Ground Breaking

MassDOT Releases Draft State Rail Plan for Public Comment Posted on Jan 29

MassDOT Releases Draft State Rail Plan for Public Comment

MassDOT is seeking public comment on its newly released draft Massachusetts State Rail Plan, which articulates the Commonwealth’s priorities and proposed plans for passenger and freight rail investment over the next 20 years. Highlights from the draft plan include: A commitment to study east-west passenger   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases Draft State Rail Plan for Public Comment

Governor Baker Creates Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth Posted on Jan 23

Governor Baker Creates Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth

Governor Charlie Baker today signed Executive Order No. 579 establishing the Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth to advise the Baker-Polito Administration on future transportation needs and challenges. The Governor named 18 appointees to the Commission, which will develop a range of   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Creates Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth

MassDOT Announces Summer Internships Posted on Jan 22

MassDOT Announces Summer Internships

Are you a college student interested in an opportunity to gain hands-on transportation experience? The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced a series of Summer Internship opportunities for incoming and current college students. The full-time, paid internships are available to incoming or current college undergraduate   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Summer Internships

Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority to Get “Greener” Buses Posted on Sep 26

Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority to Get "Greener" Buses

MassDOT and the Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) have been jointly awarded a $1.2 million grant for low or no-emission (“LoNo”) transit buses by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The grant award will be used to purchase two “LoNo” electric buses and an energy storage   …Continue Reading Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority to Get “Greener” Buses

MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded Posted on Sep 26

MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded

MassDOT is pleased to announce this year’s awards through the annual Community Transit Grant Program. This year MassDOT has awarded 153 vans and mini-buses to 37 organizations. In addition, $1,802,197 in funding was awarded to 18 organizations for 25 operating and mobility management projects. Award   …Continue Reading MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Support Local Transportation for Seniors, Paratransit Customers Posted on Jul 7

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Support Local Transportation for Seniors, Paratransit Customers

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Rail and Transit Administrator Astrid Glynn, Peabody Mayor Ted Bettencourt, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and transportation advocates announced Community Transit Grant Program awards totaling $10.2 million to Councils on Aging, non-profit organizations, and Regional Transit   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards Support Local Transportation for Seniors, Paratransit Customers

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