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MassDOT: Memorial Day Advisory Posted on May 21

MassDOT: Memorial Day Advisory

MassDOT is urging the public to stay home Memorial Day Weekend to comply with the Reopening Advisory Board’s “Safer-at-Home-Advisory.”  The Advisory states, in part: all residents should leave home only for healthcare, worship and permitted work, shopping and outdoor activities; people over the age of   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Memorial Day Advisory

MBTA: Year-Long Green Line Closure between Lechmere and North Stations Begins Sunday Posted on May 20

MBTA: Year-Long Green Line Closure between Lechmere and North Stations Begins Sunday

The MBTA today reminded customers that Green Line service between Lechmere and North Stations is replaced with shuttle buses every day beginning at the start of service on Sunday, May 24, for approximately one year to accomplish work as part of the Green Line Extension   …Continue Reading MBTA: Year-Long Green Line Closure between Lechmere and North Stations Begins Sunday

MBTA to Install Bus-Only Pavement Markings on Charles River Dam Road beginning Monday, May 18 Posted on May 15

MBTA to Install Bus-Only Pavement Markings on Charles River Dam Road beginning Monday, May 18

The MBTA announced today that work to install bus-only pavement markings for temporary dedicated bus lanes on Charles River Dam Road will begin on Monday, May 18. In effect for approximately one year beginning Sunday, May 24, the dedicated bus lanes will support bus replacement   …Continue Reading MBTA to Install Bus-Only Pavement Markings on Charles River Dam Road beginning Monday, May 18

MassDOT Board and MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approve Draft FY 2021 Capital Investment Plan Posted on May 11

MassDOT Board and MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approve Draft FY 2021 Capital Investment Plan

The MassDOT Board of Directors and the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved the draft one-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP). The draft Fiscal Year 2021 CIP continues investments already underway, moves forward those investments for Fiscal Year 2021 which were previously planned, and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board and MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approve Draft FY 2021 Capital Investment Plan

South Coast Rail Main Line Construction Contract Approved Posted on May 11

South Coast Rail Main Line Construction Contract Approved

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved a nearly $159 million contract with Skanska DW White JV to build the Fall River Secondary, the first major construction package of South Coast Rail Phase 1. When complete in fall 2023, Phase 1 will connect   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Main Line Construction Contract Approved

MBTA: Executive Order for Face Coverings Takes Effect Wednesday, May 6 Posted on May 5

MBTA: Executive Order for Face Coverings Takes Effect Wednesday, May 6

Effective Wednesday, May 6, MBTA customers must wear face coverings when using the MBTA. This requirement is pursuant to the Executive Order issued on May 1, which takes effect tomorrow. The Executive Order applies to any person over the age of two who is in   …Continue Reading MBTA: Executive Order for Face Coverings Takes Effect Wednesday, May 6

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Reopening Advisory Board, Stay at Home Advisory Remains in Effect Posted on Apr 28

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Reopening Advisory Board, Stay at Home Advisory Remains in Effect

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration extended the essential services emergency order to May 18th and launched a Reopening Advisory Board that will produce a plan to the Governor by May 18th. The Administration also announced that the Department of Public Health’s Stay At Home Advisory remains   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Reopening Advisory Board, Stay at Home Advisory Remains in Effect

GLX: MBTA Announces Dedicated Bus Lanes Slated for Charles River Dam Road Posted on Apr 15

GLX: MBTA Announces Dedicated Bus Lanes Slated for Charles River Dam Road

The MBTA announced this week that pavement markings on Charles River Dam Road would be temporarily reconfigured to include dedicated bus lanes. The lanes are designed to support replacement bus service during the planned suspension of Green Line service between North Station to Lechmere Station   …Continue Reading GLX: MBTA Announces Dedicated Bus Lanes Slated for Charles River Dam Road

MassDOT Board of Directors and Fiscal and Management Control Board Meeting April 13 Posted on Apr 9

In an effort to provide effective opportunities for public comment and engagement while protecting the health and safety of the public and staff, the MBTA and MassDOT have announced that the April 13 Joint MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) and MassDOT Board Meeting   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board of Directors and Fiscal and Management Control Board Meeting April 13

MBTA Brings Real-Time Info to Eighteen High-Ridership Bus Stops Posted on Feb 24

MBTA Brings Real-Time Info to Eighteen High-Ridership Bus Stops

The MBTA launched a first-of-its-kind pilot that brings real-time bus information beyond major transit hubs, to individual bus stops. The solar-powered electronic ink (E Ink) signs are located at eighteen bus stops in several Boston neighborhoods as well as stops in Chelsea, Everett, Cambridge, Watertown,   …Continue Reading MBTA Brings Real-Time Info to Eighteen High-Ridership Bus Stops