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Monthly Archives: April 2022

MassDOT Launches Statewide Long-Range Transportation Plan, “Beyond Mobility” Posted on Apr 29

For immediate release: May 2, 2022 MassDOT Launches Statewide Long-Range Transportation Plan, “Beyond Mobility” BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is kicking off its 2050 Statewide Long Range Transportation Plan, entitled Beyond Mobility, by reaching out across the state to get residents to participate   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Statewide Long-Range Transportation Plan, “Beyond Mobility”

Berkshire Flyer Passenger Train Service Begins July 8 Posted on Apr 26

For immediate release: April 25, 2022 Berkshire Flyer Passenger Train Service Begins July 8 Seasonal pilot service between Pittsfield and New York City being run by Amtrak, in conjunction with MassDOT and NYSDOT PITTSFIELD, MA – Amtrak, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation   …Continue Reading Berkshire Flyer Passenger Train Service Begins July 8

Massachusetts RMV Announces Road Test Applicants Will Need Own Vehicles as of May 2, 2022 Posted on Apr 26

For immediate release: April 25, 2022 Massachusetts RMV Announces Road Test Applicants Will Need Own Vehicles as of May 2, 2022 Applicants for tests must bring a qualified sponsor and a vehicle to use that meets all requirements New informational webpage with videos, road test   …Continue Reading Massachusetts RMV Announces Road Test Applicants Will Need Own Vehicles as of May 2, 2022

Amtrak, CTDOT and MassDOT to Restore Weekday Amtrak Hartford Line Service Posted on Apr 25

Amtrak, CTDOT and MassDOT to Restore Weekday Amtrak Hartford Line Service FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2022 Two weekday and five weekend trains to be added to schedule HARTFORD, CT – In coordination with state partners at the Connecticut and Massachusetts Departments of Transportation, beginning Monday, April   …Continue Reading Amtrak, CTDOT and MassDOT to Restore Weekday Amtrak Hartford Line Service

MassDOT Celebrates Earth Day with Environmental Stewardship Efforts Posted on Apr 22

MassDOT Celebrates Earth Day with Environmental Stewardship Efforts MassDOT Highway knows resilient infrastructure is not simply about adapting to a changing climate; it’s also about fostering ecosystem biodiversity and protecting rare species.  Below are a few recent and upcoming examples of MassDOT’s environmental stewardship efforts.    …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Earth Day with Environmental Stewardship Efforts

Reminder, closure starts April 24 of the I-90 Eastbound Exit to Copley Square in Boston Posted on Apr 21

Reminder, closure starts April 24 of the I-90 Eastbound Exit to Copley Square in Boston Exit to Huntington Ave/Pru Remains Open BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that the exit from I-90 eastbound to Copley Square from I-90 eastbound in Boston will   …Continue Reading Reminder, closure starts April 24 of the I-90 Eastbound Exit to Copley Square in Boston

Massachusetts Ranked # 1 in 2022 Bicycle Friendly State Report Card Posted on Apr 19

Massachusetts Ranked # 1 in 2022 Bicycle Friendly State Report Card League of American Bicyclists gives MA grade of “A” for Infrastructure & Funding, Education & Encouragement, and Policies & Programs BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Executive Office of Energy and   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Ranked # 1 in 2022 Bicycle Friendly State Report Card

Face Coverings No Longer Required For MBTA, Airport Travelers Posted on Apr 19

Face Coverings No Longer Required For MBTA, Airport Travelers The RIDE paratransit service and some Regional Transit Authorities still have a mask mandate in place BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), MBTA and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) are announcing updates to masking   …Continue Reading Face Coverings No Longer Required For MBTA, Airport Travelers

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Preparing for High Customer Volume During April Vacation Week Posted on Apr 14

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Preparing for High Customer Volume During April Vacation Week Customers encouraged to make appointments for required in-person Service Center visits Customers urged to avoid unnecessary in-person visits by using Mass.Gov/RMV to conduct more than 40 online transactions RMV raising awareness   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Preparing for High Customer Volume During April Vacation Week

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Encourages License and ID Holders to become Organ and Tissue Donors Posted on Apr 12

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Encourages License and ID Holders to become Organ and Tissue Donors Registry helping raise awareness of donations during National Donate Life Month Enrollment is free, and easily accessible online through Mass.Gov/RMV BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV)   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Encourages License and ID Holders to become Organ and Tissue Donors