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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking of Kelley Square Improvement Project Posted on Oct 31

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking of Kelley Square Improvement Project

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and municipal, business and community leaders today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Kelley Square Improvement Project, a $14 million project which will improve safety, traffic flow and accommodations for   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking of Kelley Square Improvement Project

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Teen Driver Safety Week and Halloween Safety Posted on Oct 25

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Teen Driver Safety Week and Halloween Safety

The month of October holds many events which drivers, especially teens, need to be aware of. October 20-26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week. When your teen begins to drive, it’s important to instill safe driving habits. Talk to your teens about the resources available   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Teen Driver Safety Week and Halloween Safety

Allston I-90 Multimodal Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Oct 25

Allston I-90 Multimodal Project Public Meeting Set

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration Invites you to the Public Information Meeting to Introduce The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Scoping Document for the Allston I-90 Multimodal Project: Thursday, November 7, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Brighton High School, 25 Warren Street    …Continue Reading Allston I-90 Multimodal Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT Announces Sixth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Oct 24

MassDOT Announces Sixth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

MassDOT is announcing the 2019 winners of the Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest.  Winning videos were shown today at the annual Moving Together Conference in Boston and focused on the dangers associated with distracted walking, bicycling, and driving. The videos are one   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Sixth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

Allston Multimodal Project Next Step: “Notice of Intent” to initiate NEPA process Posted on Oct 18

Allston Multimodal Project Next Step: “Notice of Intent” to initiate NEPA process

MassDOT is announcing that the Federal Highway Administration today published in the Federal Register the “Notice of Intent” for the Allston Multimodal Project. This action initiates the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process via a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) under the One Federal Decision,   …Continue Reading Allston Multimodal Project Next Step: “Notice of Intent” to initiate NEPA process

MBTA Commuter Rail Weekday Service Pilot Between Boston and Foxborough Begins October 21 Posted on Oct 18

MBTA Commuter Rail Weekday Service Pilot Between Boston and Foxborough Begins October 21

On Monday, October 21, the weekday Commuter Rail service pilot between Boston and Foxboro Station and a reverse commute fare will begin. This one-year service pilot offers ten round-trip weekday trains between Foxborough and Boston via the Fairmount and Franklin Lines. The service and special   …Continue Reading MBTA Commuter Rail Weekday Service Pilot Between Boston and Foxborough Begins October 21

Somerville: Washington Street Bridge/Underpass to Remain Closed through Winter Posted on Oct 10

Somerville: Washington Street Bridge/Underpass to Remain Closed through Winter

The MBTA announced a schedule change for the Washington Street Bridge/Underpass that will extend the closure through the winter but will accelerate the permanent reopening of the underpass by five months. Original closure plans for the Washington Street Bridge/Underpass near McGrath Highway in East Somerville   …Continue Reading Somerville: Washington Street Bridge/Underpass to Remain Closed through Winter

MassDOT: Columbus Day Travel Advisory Posted on Oct 9

MassDOT: Columbus Day Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising Columbus Day travelers to make informed decisions, utilize all the available technology tools including www.mass511.com, and consider public transportation if possible to reach destinations. MassDOT is taking several steps to ensure reliable travel for members of the public who utilize transportation systems   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Columbus Day Travel Advisory

MassDOT Releases Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study Posted on Oct 7

MassDOT Releases Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study

MassDOT is pleased to announce the completion of its Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study which contains recommendations to improve transportation mobility and accessibility in the Cape Cod Canal area and provide reliable year-round connectivity over the Canal and between the Sagamore and Bourne Bridges. The   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study

Governor Baker, Congressman Neal, Mayor Sarno, Amtrak, community celebrate new Valley Flyer train Posted on Oct 5

Governor Baker, Congressman Neal, Mayor Sarno, Amtrak, community celebrate new Valley Flyer train

Governor Charlie Baker, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, Amtrak officials and community members gathered today to highlight the Valley Flyer rail pilot, which began service on August 30th and will run for two years. Amtrak, in conjunction with MassDOT, has been running   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Congressman Neal, Mayor Sarno, Amtrak, community celebrate new Valley Flyer train