Governor Deval Patrick today signed an executive order banning vehicle traffic on all state roads effective at 4pm Friday. This will allow public safety, emergency, and road crews to do their jobs. Visit Mass.Gov to view winter storm resources.
MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey says all MBTA service will be ended at 3:30pm today.
MassDOT crews are beginning winter storm response, as seen at the Hanover Depot, left.
More than 4,000 pieces of equipment are available upon call to treat and clear state roads.
Message boards are activated notifying drivers of the impending storm.
MassDOT live online traffic cameras show current conditions on major state roadways.
Check MassDOT’s winter driving tips.
MBTA buses, Red, Blue, Orange, Green, and Silver Lines and commuter rail will end operations at 3:30pm today and resume after the storm as soon as possible. Visit the MBTA Winter web page to learn more.
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
MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement posted on May 24
Frank DePaola, P.E., who has served as General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) since February 2015, announced to staff that he plans to retire after his current appointment expires on June 30. Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack thanked DePaola in a letter …Continue Reading MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement