Quick Access to MassDOT main site.

MassDOT Blog

The Official Blog of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Category Archives: Uncategorized

MassDOT Weather Advisory: Overnight Snow Forecasted for Eastern Massachusetts Areas Posted on Jan 21

MassDOT Weather Advisory: Overnight Snow Forecasted for Eastern Massachusetts Areas

MassDOT Weather Advisory Overnight Snow Forecasted for Eastern Massachusetts Areas Motorists are advised to plan ahead and allow extra travel time BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is advising travelers that the forecast is calling for inclement weather overnight tonight in various regions   …Continue Reading MassDOT Weather Advisory: Overnight Snow Forecasted for Eastern Massachusetts Areas

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Make a resolution to wear your seat belt! Posted on Jan 20

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Make a resolution to wear your seat belt!

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Make a resolution to wear your seat belt! The new year came with a drop in temperatures, and of course some snow storms here and there, throughout Massachusetts. Although we are used to New England weather changing abruptly, many don’t realize   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Make a resolution to wear your seat belt!

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Transportation Municipal Grant Programs Posted on Jan 19

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Transportation Municipal Grant Programs  FRAMINGHAM – Tuesday, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Jamey Tesler, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Framingham Mayor Charlie Sisitsky and other officials joined community members in Framingham to highlight the successes achieved through several Baker-Polito Administration   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Transportation Municipal Grant Programs

MassDOT Travel Advisory: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 17 Posted on Jan 14

MassDOT Travel Advisory:  Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 17 Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Service Center locations closed Boston-Quincy I-93 HOV lane opens early today at 1 p.m.; no deployment Monday On Monday, MBTA subways, buses, and The RIDE will operate on   …Continue Reading MassDOT Travel Advisory: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 17

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2 Million in Grants to Reduce Air Pollution from Diesel Engines Posted on Jan 11

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2 Million in Grants to Reduce Air Pollution from Diesel Engines BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced grant awards for projects that will reduce the release of harmful diesel emissions into the atmosphere from vehicles across the Commonwealth and help to   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2 Million in Grants to Reduce Air Pollution from Diesel Engines

Newly Renovated Brookline Hills Station Is Open Posted on Jan 11

Newly Renovated Brookline Hills Station Is Open

Newly Renovated Brookline Hills Station Is Open The Green Line station is fully accessible.  BOSTON – The MBTA is pleased to announce that the Green Line’s Brookline Hills Station, closed since April 2021, has reopened. While the station was closed to accommodate Brookline High School’s   …Continue Reading Newly Renovated Brookline Hills Station Is Open

MassDOT Announces New Funding Round for Shared Streets and Spaces Program Posted on Jan 10

MassDOT Announces New Funding Round for Shared Streets and Spaces Program Applications for quick-build improvements to sidewalks, curbs, streets, and parking areas in support of safe walking, biking, and community activities will be accepted through March 1, 2022  Program’s continued partnership with the Barr Foundation   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces New Funding Round for Shared Streets and Spaces Program

MassDOT Advisory: Snow Overnight into Friday Posted on Jan 6

MassDOT Advisory: Snow Overnight into Friday  National Weather Service forecasting snowfall rates 1-2 inches per hour some regions Visibility may be reduced to one-half mile at times All active breakdown use will be suspended during storm; I-93 Boston-Quincy HOV Lane not deployed MBTA will run   …Continue Reading MassDOT Advisory: Snow Overnight into Friday

MassDOT Announces $8.45 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards Posted on Dec 22

MassDOT Announces $8.45 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards 24 municipalities receiving funds to enable safe, convenient, and comfortable travel for users of all ages and abilities. About 40% of total award dollars will fund projects in environmental justice communities.   BOSTON – The Massachusetts   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces $8.45 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

MassDOT Advisory: Holiday Travel Posted on Dec 21

MassDOT Advisory: Holiday Travel HOV Lane Opening Early on Thursday, December 23 and on Thursday, December 30 at 2 p.m.   MBTA holiday schedule information available at mbta.com/holidays BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead   …Continue Reading MassDOT Advisory: Holiday Travel