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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line Posted on Apr 12

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line

Due to the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project, shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains in both directions between Park Street and Kendall/MIT Stations, with a stop at Charles/MGH Station, on the following weekends this spring: April 21-22 April 28-29 The bus route and stops are   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line

2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week Posted on Apr 10

2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week

National Work Zone Awareness Week 2018 is being held this week, April 9-13, to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety and mobility issues in work zones. This year’s theme: Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility. Work zones play a key role in maintaining and   …Continue Reading 2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week

MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month Posted on Apr 9

MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month

Did you know that the average Massachusetts commuter who logs their green trips in BayStateCommute.com reduces harmful emissions by the equivalent of 23 gallons of gas per month[1]? With the 48th annual Earth Month in full swing, now is a great time to try a   …Continue Reading MassRIDES: Celebrating Earth Month

MBTA: Patriots’ Day/Boston Marathon Special Commuter Rail Fare, Service Update Posted on Apr 6

MBTA: Patriots’ Day/Boston Marathon Special Commuter Rail Fare, Service Update

For Patriots’ Day, Monday, April 16, the MBTA is again this year offering a special $20 all-day pass for the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line, which runs parallel to the Boston Marathon route. Unlimited travel up and down the Marathon route for one flat rate is   …Continue Reading MBTA: Patriots’ Day/Boston Marathon Special Commuter Rail Fare, Service Update

Worcester: MassDOT District 3 Highway Cleanup Posted on Apr 5

Worcester: MassDOT District 3 Highway Cleanup

MassDOT Employees participated in a cleanup this morning in order to remove litter from state highways throughout Highway District 3 as part of the department’s ongoing effort to maintain a clean and reliable transportation system and preserve the Commonwealth’s natural landscape. “MassDOT District 3 workers   …Continue Reading Worcester: MassDOT District 3 Highway Cleanup

Braintree: Route 3 Lane Closures, Overnight Detours Posted on Apr 4

Braintree: Route 3 Lane Closures, Overnight Detours

MassDOT has announced that beginning in the evening of Sunday, April 8, and continuing throughout spring 2018, there will be temporary, off-peak lane closures and occasional ramp closures on Route 3 north and southbound in Braintree just south of the Braintree split. These traffic impacts   …Continue Reading Braintree: Route 3 Lane Closures, Overnight Detours

MBTA: Wellington Yard, Orange Line Signal System Contract Approved Posted on Apr 3

MBTA: Wellington Yard, Orange Line Signal System Contract Approved

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board voted to award a $102.7 million contract for rebuilding the Wellington Rail Yard and upgrading its signal systems to Barletta Heavy Division. “At a total capital investment of $1.98 billion, we are not only purchasing a new fleet   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wellington Yard, Orange Line Signal System Contract Approved