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MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety Posted on Sep 25

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety

September is an incredibly busy time for parents, no matter the age of their children. Whether returning to school virtually, or on a hybrid schedule, it can be difficult and overwhelming to prepare for and adjust to this “new normal” education. Despite these added difficulties,   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety

MassDOT Announces Seventh Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Posted on Sep 25

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce that the seventh annual statewide high school video contest, Safe Streets Smart Trips, will begin on Monday, September 28, 2020. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Seventh Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest

RMV Extends Designated Appointment Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older to Additional Locations Through October Posted on Sep 24

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that it is extending designated Wednesday appointment hours for customers 75 years of age or older into October and to additional Service Center locations. This new customer service option began successfully in early September at   …Continue Reading RMV Extends Designated Appointment Hours for Customers 75 Years of Age or Older to Additional Locations Through October

MassDOT Announces $868,301.35 in Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards Posted on Sep 23

MassDOT Announces $868,301.35 in Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the award of $858,502 in the latest rounds of funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces program.  The program, which was launched on June 10, provides technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and towns conceive,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces $868,301.35 in Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards

Baker‐Polito Administration Awards Over $800,000 to Municipalities for Improvements to Road-Stream Crossings Posted on Sep 14

Baker‐Polito Administration Awards Over $800,000 to Municipalities for Improvements to Road-Stream Crossings

BECKET – The Baker‐Polito Administration today announced $806,880 in grants to support culvert replacement projects that improve municipal roads and river health in communities across the Commonwealth. Provided by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER), the grants support projects that   …Continue Reading Baker‐Polito Administration Awards Over $800,000 to Municipalities for Improvements to Road-Stream Crossings

Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Total Increasing to $10 Million Posted on Sep 10

Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Total Increasing to $10 Million

BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced that total funding would increase to $10 million in the Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Emergency Grant Program and announced the award of $3.9 million in the   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Streets & Spaces Program Funding Total Increasing to $10 Million

This Labor Day plan ahead, bring face covering, find what’s open/closed at destinations, avoid joining large groups Posted on Sep 3

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is advising Labor Day travelers to make informed decisions and plan ahead this coming holiday weekend. In addition to high traffic volumes on some routes, the pandemic means large gatherings should be avoided. There will be limited   …Continue Reading This Labor Day plan ahead, bring face covering, find what’s open/closed at destinations, avoid joining large groups

Road Diet Pilot will continue in Reading (Route 28) Posted on Sep 3

READING – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it is extending the Road Diet Pilot Project that is currently taking place on Main Street (Route 28) in Reading. The pilot, which began in late April 2020 and was originally scheduled to conclude   …Continue Reading Road Diet Pilot will continue in Reading (Route 28)

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Mobilization Week and Ending Summer Safely Posted on Aug 21

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Mobilization Week and Ending Summer Safely

September is just around the corner, and while final decisions are still being made on what the fall will look like for commuters and students, many districts have decided to push the return to school past Labor Day, extending the summer. Massachusetts residents will likely   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Mobilization Week and Ending Summer Safely

MassDOT Develops New Mobility Dashboard Posted on Aug 17

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the release of the new MassDOT Mobility Dashboard. This dashboard is another resource for members of the public to visualize, analyze, and monitor data collected by MassDOT to better understand the effects of COVID-19 on   …Continue Reading MassDOT Develops New Mobility Dashboard