MassDOT, MBTA and Massport will have staff and equipment available for storm response throughout the duration of the storm event.
The MBTA, MassDOT Highway Division and Massport will monitor services and conditions throughout the storm and report any disruptions. The MBTA and MassDOT Highway Division have assigned additional staff to their Operations Centers to track the latest information.
Helpful web links are listed below:
Check the MBTA Website for service updates.
Additional resources including a link to Live Traffic Cameras are available on MassDOT’s Traffic and Travel Resources page.
If you must be on the road during the storm, please follow these safety tips:
Watch for Inoperative or Missing traffic lights or signs
Except when directed to proceed by a police officer or traffic control signal, every driver approaching an intersection should come to a complete stop before entering the intersection.
Beware of live wires
Do not, under any circumstance, drive over a downed electrical line.
Avoid flooded streets
Do not travel down a road submerged in water. Underlying currents could carry your vehicle away and your car could stall, trapping you in rising floodwaters. The flooded area may contain dangers such as debris, tree branches, or power lines that are not visible.
Watch for windy conditions
Windy conditions adversely affect all vehicles; in windy conditions, your best course of action is to slow down. Strong gusts can blow a car, cyclist or motorcyclist off course. Gusty wind can be one of the trickier driving conditions, especially when it is rapidly changing direction and intensity.
Check your vehicle
Make sure your tires are in good condition and be sure to have a full tank of gas.
MBTA: Discover the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line May 8-21 posted on Apr 27
Customers of the Fairmont Commuter Rail Line will travel free of charge for a two-week period in May. Customers will be able to board at station stops from Readville to South Stations and not pay a fare between Monday, May 8, and Friday, May 21. …Continue Reading MBTA: Discover the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line May 8-21
MassDOT Proposed Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set posted on Apr 27
MassDOT has announced a schedule of 12 public meetings in locations across the state to present and discuss the draft MassDOT Five-Year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update. Public input received at the meetings from May 15 to May 24 will be considered before the CIP …Continue Reading MassDOT Proposed Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set
South Station Expansion Project Environmental Assessment Comment Period Announced posted on Apr 26
MassDOT and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) invite the public to comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Section 4(f) Determination for the South Station Expansion (SSX) project. FRA and MassDOT released the draft document for public review on April 26, 2017. A copy …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Project Environmental Assessment Comment Period Announced