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Monthly Archives: May 2015

CapeFLYER Free Sunday, Monday for Veterans, Active Service Members Posted on May 18

CapeFLYER Free Sunday, Monday for Veterans, Active Service Members

CapeFLYER is pleased to announce that for the second year, veterans and active service members may ride the train to Cape Cod for free on the Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. The CapeFLYER has coordinated with Cape Cod Cares for the Troops, which   …Continue Reading CapeFLYER Free Sunday, Monday for Veterans, Active Service Members

McGrath Boulevard Project Public Meeting Set Posted on May 15

McGrath Boulevard Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT and The City of Somerville have scheduled the second Public Information Meeting for the McGrath Boulevard Project: Thursday, May 28, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross Street The purpose of this meeting is to share with the Somerville community the   …Continue Reading McGrath Boulevard Project Public Meeting Set

2nd Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest! Posted on May 14

2nd Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest!

Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth.   …Continue Reading 2nd Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest!

Ipswich: Choate Bridge Anniversary Celebrated Posted on May 14

Ipswich: Choate Bridge Anniversary Celebrated

MassDOT supports the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) landmark designation ceremonies in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Choate Bridge in Ipswich, on Saturday, May 16, 2015. In 2008, ASCE designated the Choate Bridge in Ipswich as a national Civil Engineering Historic Landmark.   …Continue Reading Ipswich: Choate Bridge Anniversary Celebrated

MassDOT Farmers’ Markets 2015 Begin This Weekend! Posted on May 13

MassDOT Farmers' Markets 2015 Begin This Weekend!

This year’s annual Massachusetts Department of Transportation Farmers’ Market Program will begin on Friday, May 15, through the fall. We invite all Massachusetts’ farmers to sell their freshly grown fruits and vegetables as well as their made in Massachusetts food products, on a first-come, first-serve   …Continue Reading MassDOT Farmers’ Markets 2015 Begin This Weekend!

CapeFLYER Service Returns Memorial Day Weekend! Posted on May 13

CapeFLYER Service Returns Memorial Day Weekend!

Building on its successful two years of operations, the CapeFLYER is excited to announce that trains will again be running from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 22nd and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through   …Continue Reading CapeFLYER Service Returns Memorial Day Weekend!

Older Driver Safety Summit: June 16 Posted on May 13

Older Driver Safety Summit: June 16

MassDOT’s Registry of Motor Vehicles and Highway Division join state and federal partners invite Commonwealth residents to the first Older Driver Safety Summit. The summit is scheduled for June 16, hosted by the Gerontology Institute and the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies   …Continue Reading Older Driver Safety Summit: June 16

Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment Posted on May 12

Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment

Governor Charlie Baker today announced the administration’s remaining appointment to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and designated Ruth Bonsignore as the Chair of the MassDOT Board. Former Commissioner of Public Works and Parks for the City of Worcester, Robert   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment

Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation Posted on May 12

Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation

Massachusetts was recognized today for its many bicycle initiatives ranking 4th in the nation as a Bicycle Friendly State by the League of American Bicyclists. “This is a tremendous recognition of our collective efforts and the many initiatives in place throughout the Commonwealth which have   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Bicycle Friendly: 4th in Nation

Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board Posted on May 8

Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board

Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced five new appointments to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The board, which includes Secretary Stephanie Pollack, currently oversees all MassDOT operations including the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), Highway, Mass Transit, Aeronautics, the Registry of   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board