MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today spoke to a packed North Shore Chamber of Commerce meeting in Danvers. Secretary Davey addressed local and regional issues along with the upcoming public meetings regarding the MBTA Fare and Services proposals.
Davey outlined his priorities, telling the gathering of North Shore business and political leaders that MassDOT is pursuing transportation reform that is "touchable, feelable, and visible to the average customer."
"We need to approach transportation from the customer's perspective," said Davey. "How can we continue to improve their experience in light of our fiscal challenges?"
Davey also pledged increased transparency and accountability and running MassDOT "like a business."
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
MBTA: Hoverboards Not Allowed posted on May 24
Effective immediately, hoverboards are prohibited on all MBTA property, including stations, buses, subways, trains, and commuter boats. MBTA subway and bus personnel, along with Keolis Commuter Rail staff have been informed that customers with hoverboards shall not be permitted to bring such devices into MBTA …Continue Reading MBTA: Hoverboards Not Allowed