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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Governor Baker Appoints Vanessa Otero to MassDOT Board Posted on Mar 14

Governor Baker Appoints Vanessa Otero to MassDOT Board

Governor Charlie Baker is announcing the appointment of Vanessa Otero of Springfield to the eleven-member Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito administered the oath of office to Ms. Otero during an event today in Springfield. Ms. Otero, Chief Operating Officer at Partners for Community,   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Appoints Vanessa Otero to MassDOT Board

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid March Madness by Keeping Safe Driving a Priority Posted on Mar 12

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid March Madness by Keeping Safe Driving a Priority

As March unfolds, it’s more important than ever to commit to safe driving. March brings changes in the weather, so be alert to more pedestrians, potholes and puddles. In addition, March includes one of the largest, sometimes alcohol-based holidays. Although St. Patrick’s Day means parades,   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid March Madness by Keeping Safe Driving a Priority

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures Posted on Mar 11

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures

As part of the North Washington Street Bridge Project, the Paul Revere Park Playground and Tudor Wharf Walkway will be closed during the daytime for approximately two weeks in order to assist in construction of the temporary bridge. The Walkway and Playground are scheduled to   …Continue Reading Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures

Baker-Polito Administration, AAA Northeast and MADD Highlight Importance of Proposed Legislation to Improve Road Safety Posted on Mar 7

Baker-Polito Administration, AAA Northeast and MADD Highlight Importance of Proposed Legislation to Improve Road Safety

Governor Charlie Baker, Registrar of Motor Vehicles Erin Deveney and Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver today were joined by AAA Northeast President and CEO John Galvin and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Program Director Mary Kate Depamphilis to highlight the importance of the Baker-Polito Administration’s recently   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, AAA Northeast and MADD Highlight Importance of Proposed Legislation to Improve Road Safety

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening Posted on Mar 6

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening

Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak, and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh were today joined by elected officials, local stakeholder groups, and members of the Mattapan and Fairmount Line communities to mark the ceremonial opening of the new Blue   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening

MassDOT Announces Regional Transit Authority Additional Funding Awards Posted on Mar 5

MassDOT Announces Regional Transit Authority Additional Funding Awards

MassDOT today announced $5.1 million in additional funding awards for Regional Transit Authorities (RTA) across the Commonwealth to implement best practices and innovative services to benefit customers. The RTA award winners have been selected based upon factors such as whether projects will increase ridership, demonstrate   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Regional Transit Authority Additional Funding Awards

Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday Posted on Mar 3

Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday

MassDOT and the MBTA are advising the public that the National Weather Service is forecasting a winter storm which will bring snow to locations throughout Massachusetts beginning on Sunday evening, and continuing through Monday morning. Snowfall is expected to be heaviest between 10 p.m. on   …Continue Reading Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday

Weekend Winter Travel Advisory Posted on Mar 1

Weekend Winter Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead and monitor conditions with winter weather expected throughout the Commonwealth later this evening through Saturday, March 2. Travelers should be mindful of impacts due to weather winter conditions and make safe, smart decisions if it is necessary   …Continue Reading Weekend Winter Travel Advisory

East-West Passenger Rail Study Public Meeting March 12th Posted on Mar 1

East-West Passenger Rail Study Public Meeting March 12th

MassDOT is pleased to introduce the East-West Passenger Rail Study. The study will examine the costs, benefits, and investments necessary to implement a range of passenger rail service alternatives from Boston to Springfield and Pittsfield, up to and including high speed rail. Please join MassDOT   …Continue Reading East-West Passenger Rail Study Public Meeting March 12th