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
Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set posted on Apr 17
Please join MassDOT at a public meeting for an update on construction progress on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, as follows: Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River The meeting will include an opportunity …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set
MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service posted on Apr 16
MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott today at Boston North Station welcomed the first of 40 new Commuter Rail locomotives as it was placed into service on the Haverhill Line. To replace existing locomotives between 35 and 40 years old, the MBTA is procuring forty …Continue Reading MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service
Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Apr 16
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Heavy traffic is expected due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon Monday, April 21. The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy holiday weekends is …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel