The holiday promotion helps the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots campaign and encourages motorists to sign up for the e-Traveler service.
MassDOT and Hasbro donate board games to the campaign. In addition, a board game will be given away daily to an individual chosen at random from the list of those who have signed up for e-Traveler.
The e-Traveler Service provides weekly e-mail notification of road restrictions and construction advisories for the Massachusetts Turnpike, including the Ted Williams, O'Neill, Sumner and Callahan tunnels and I-93 in downtown Boston. Sign up here.
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
Freight Rail Grants Announced posted on Apr 14
The Patrick Administration today announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). The IRAP funding for the seven projects is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector …Continue Reading Freight Rail Grants Announced