MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard Davey says, “MassDOT has a valuable partnership with AAA through its Registry Division, and now with E-ZPass. I am pleased we are able to provide a way for our mutual customers to easily register and start benefiting from the convenience of electronic tolling.”
New account transponders are free, and a credit or debit card is required for the initial load of $20, and for future re-loads. The program applies only to new transponders—additional transponders can’t be added to an existing account. AAA branches in Saugus and Boston are open weekdays from 9am-5pm, and the Saugus branch is open from 9am-1pm Saturdays.
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward
I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced
Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board posted on Nov 19
Governor Deval Patrick today appointed Robin Chase to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors. Chase is the founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest car-sharing company in the world, Buzzcar, a car-sharing marketplace in France and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community. …Continue Reading Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board