MassDOT is holding public meetings across the state in May on development of a five-year capital spending plan. The capital spending plan is required by the 2009 transportation reform legislation. The public meetings held by MassDOT’s Office of Transportation Planning will provide an overview of capital spending's role, describe asset management systems now in place, and discuss next steps, with comments solicited from the public. Times and locations for these meetings connected to the You Move Massachusetts Initiative follow:
Monday, May 17, 2010 – Northampton, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Council Chambers, Municipal Hall, 212 Main Street, Northampton
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 – Pittsfield, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, One Fenn St., Suite 201, Pittsfield
Wednesday, May 19 – Quincy, 6:00 – 7:30 PM.
Quincy City Hall, Foy Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 1305 Hancock, St., Quincy
Tuesday, May 25 – Framingham, 6:00 – 7:30 PM.
Town Hall (Memorial Building), 150 Concord St., Framingham
MBTA: Weekend Commuter Boat Service Returns May 28 posted on May 26
MassDOT weekend commuter boat service will be provided for the third year between Hingham, Hull, Georges Island, Grape Island and Boston. The service begins Memorial Day weekend and will continue through the Labor Day weekend. “Commuter ferry service on the weekends during the two previous …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Commuter Boat Service Returns May 28
Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting posted on May 26
MassDOT has scheduled a community meeting for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project as follows: Thursday, June 2, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (CGS 129), Boston University, 871 Commonwealth Avenue. The Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project will replace the existing superstructure …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting
Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel posted on May 24
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The heaviest traffic is observed during Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings. Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel