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RMV Checks School Vehicles in Hingham

RMV Checks School Vehicles in Hingham

A surprise compliance check of school transport vehicles in Hingham this morning yielded 18 violations and two criminal complaints.  MassDOT RMV inspectors teamed up with the Hingham police to perform the checks outside the South Shore Educational Collaborative. Registry inspectors and police officers stopped 62 vehicles.  Among   …Continue Reading RMV Checks School Vehicles in Hingham

MassDOT Announces $5.3 Million in Shared Winter Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards

MassDOT Announces $5.3 Million in Shared Winter Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards

Funding provided to 36 municipalities and two public transit agencies for new trail connections, bus shelters, traffic calming, bikeshare stations, and areas for outdoor dining and community activities

MBTA Services to Increase Significantly This Month

MBTA Services to Increase Significantly This Month

Although ridership remains low, the MBTA is preparing to significantly ramp up service across all modes as part of Phase 2 of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan. Effective June 21, regular weekday service will operate on the Blue Line; increased weekday service will operate on the   …Continue Reading MBTA Services to Increase Significantly This Month

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Additional Local Road and Bridge Funds

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Additional Local Road and Bridge Funds

The Baker-Polito Administration is announcing that $20 million in additional funding will be provided to cities and towns in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) for road construction and transportation improvement projects.  This funding was included in a supplemental budget signed by Governor Charlie Baker on Friday,   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Additional Local Road and Bridge Funds

Thanksgiving Week Travel Advisory

Thanksgiving Week Travel Advisory

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period by recognizing that traffic volumes and the number of travelers on public transportation will be higher than normal.  Drivers and transit customers should use the   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving Week Travel Advisory

Traffic Camera I-90 Chicopee August 2019

Plan Ahead: Labor Day Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising Labor 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 Plan Ahead: Labor Day Travel Advisory

Plan Ahead for July 4th Holiday Travel

Plan Ahead for July 4th Holiday Travel

MassDOT advises holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s “real time” travel tools and use public transportation where possible to reach their destinations during the upcoming July 4 holiday period. “We are encouraging anyone traveling for the Fourth to check public transportation schedules and use   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for July 4th Holiday Travel

Traffic Cam I-90 Weston May 2019

MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT advises Memorial Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s “real time” travel tools to plan trips, and use public transportation if possible to reach destinations. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, Registry of Motor Vehicle customer service locations and all other Commonwealth of   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

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Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Week Travel

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period by recognizing that volumes may be higher at times on roadways throughout the Commonwealth, using the appropriate resources to make informed decisions on route and   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Week Travel

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $40 Million in Additional Local Road and Bridge Funding

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $40 Million in Additional Local Road and Bridge Funding

The Baker-Polito Administration is announcing that $40 million in additional funding will be provided to cities and towns in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) for road construction and transportation improvement projects.  This funding was included in a supplemental budget signed by Governor Charlie Baker on Tuesday,   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $40 Million in Additional Local Road and Bridge Funding