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
Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder! posted on Aug 31
Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth. …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder!
Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend posted on Aug 28
As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA is replacing the old railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge to be rolled into place Saturday, August 29. The current bridge has low clearance and …Continue Reading Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend
Knowledge Corridor: New Holyoke Train Station Celebrated posted on Aug 27
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse along with state and local officials to celebrate the opening of the new $4.3 million Holyoke Train Station on the Knowledge Corridor and restoration of Amtrak Vermonter Line …Continue Reading Knowledge Corridor: New Holyoke Train Station Celebrated