Post Content

Cape FlyerGovernor Deval Patrick today announced that MassDOT will support annual seasonal rail service to the Cape via Cape Flyer.

Following the success of the 2013 Cape Flyer weekend rail service from Boston to Hyannis, MassDOT, working with the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, (CCRTA) will support permanent weekend service from Memorial Day through Columbus Day.

In addition, MassDOT will launch a study to review the feasibility of year-round weekend service on the rail line. MassDOT will also add a Wareham stop on the line, which will be open when service resumes Memorial Day weekend. This year, ridership on the Cape Flyer through Columbus Day weekend was 16,586. Fare revenue from the line totaled more than $290,000.

“The CapeFLYER provides an excellent opportunity for people to have a convenient and relaxing ‘car-free’ trip to enjoy the beaches, restaurants, shopping and recreational opportunities that the Cape and Islands have to offer during the summer,” said CCRTA Administrator Thomas S. Cahir. “We look forward to working with the Patrick Administration and our partners to continue to provide new mobility options while reducing congestion.”

Written By:

Recent Posts

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Initiatives Win AAMVA Awards posted on Apr 23

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Initiatives Win AAMVA Awards

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) today announced that three of its initiatives will be receiving awards from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) at the AAMVA Regional Conference in May. “We are proud of the work by the Registry management team,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Initiatives Win AAMVA Awards

Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020 posted on Apr 22

Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020

The City of Somerville will close Medford Street in the vicinity of Gilman Square behind Somerville High School in order to further advance construction of the Somerville High School (SHS) Project. This closure will also benefit the construction efforts already underway for the MBTA’s Green   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020

MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing posted on Apr 22

MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board today approved a contract of approximately $18 million for roadway resurfacing on Route 2 in Lancaster, Harvard, and Littleton. The project includes resurfacing 10.6 miles of roadway between I-190 and I-495 and six exit ramps in addition to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing