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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants Posted on Sep 21

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin, and members of the Legislature today announced grant funding from the Complete Streets Program to 11 participating municipalities.  A ceremony was held at the Massachusetts State House to distribute funding for   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Program Grants

Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th Posted on Sep 20

Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th

MassDOT is hosting the 2016 Moving Together Conference on Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7:45am – 4:00pm, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street. Session topics include: Focus 40; Innovative Technology: Improving Bicycling, Walking and Transit; Hot Topics in Transit;  and Interactive Sessions   …Continue Reading Join MassDOT for Moving Together 2016: September 29th

MassDOT Launches Real Time Traffic Displays in Route 24 Corridor Posted on Sep 20

MassDOT Launches Real Time Traffic Displays in Route 24 Corridor

MassDOT announced today the expansion of its Real Time Traffic System (Go-Time) with additional displays along 30 miles of the Route 24 corridor, from Fall River to Randolph. This expansion will include 9 signs, providing travel times to 20 destinations (note: 15 of these 20   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Real Time Traffic Displays in Route 24 Corridor

MBTA: New App Helps Blind, Low Vision Customers Find Bus Stops Posted on Sep 20

MBTA: New App Helps Blind, Low Vision Customers Find Bus Stops

The MBTA, MassDOT and Perkins School for the Blind today launched a new BlindWays app that makes it easier for customers who are blind or have low vision to find bus stops. “Public transportation provides a vital lifeline for people with disabilities to access employment,   …Continue Reading MBTA: New App Helps Blind, Low Vision Customers Find Bus Stops

Needham: Kendrick Street Ramps Opening, Add-a-Lane Project Public Meeting Posted on Sep 16

Needham: Kendrick Street Ramps Opening, Add-a-Lane Project Public Meeting

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined federal, state, and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the Kendrick Street Ramps, a major milestone for the larger I-95 Add-A-Lane Project. The project is reconstructing approximately 3.5 miles of   …Continue Reading Needham: Kendrick Street Ramps Opening, Add-a-Lane Project Public Meeting

Safe Streets Smart Trips Video Contest Posted on Sep 16

Safe Streets Smart Trips Video Contest

Calling all Massachusetts High School Students! With the start of the school year in full swing, MassDOT is looking for high school students to participate in their Safe Streets Smart Trips PSA video contest. The Safe Streets Smart Trips video contest is a perfect opportunity   …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips Video Contest

Join the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge Posted on Sep 15

Join the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge

What can you do to reduce CO2?  Improved air quality is just one of many benefits that lead Massachusetts travelers to choose more sustainable transportation options every day.  The Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge will be celebrated across the state from September 17th–25th as commuters like   …Continue Reading Join the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge

MassDOT Investments in State Roadway Projects Posted on Sep 14

MassDOT Investments in State Roadway Projects

MassDOT today announced it has received more than $65.1 million in federal funding to invest in various transportation infrastructure projects across the Commonwealth. The money will enable MassDOT to fully fund projects in the 2016 State Transportation Improvement Plan and advertise five additional projects totaling   …Continue Reading MassDOT Investments in State Roadway Projects

E-ZPass Sign Up Van September Visits Posted on Sep 13

E-ZPass Sign Up Van September Visits

MassDOT will bring the E-ZPass MA Sign-Up Van to the Chicopee Public Library in Chicopee on Wednesday, September 14 from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m. As the “go live” date for the new All Electronic Tolling System (AET) nears, drivers are strongly encouraged to sign   …Continue Reading E-ZPass Sign Up Van September Visits

Canton: I-95/Dedham Street Interchange Construction Moves Forward Posted on Sep 13

Canton: I-95/Dedham Street Interchange Construction Moves Forward

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board of Directors has approved a $44.2 million contract with SPS New England to reconstruct the I-95/Dedham Street Interchange in Canton and three bridges. The project will improve access to the Route 128 Commuter Rail Station and the University Station   …Continue Reading Canton: I-95/Dedham Street Interchange Construction Moves Forward