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Weekend Winter Weather Advisory Posted on Jan 18

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public that the National Weather Service is predicting that snow will develop across the state from west to east on Saturday afternoon. Snowfall is expected to be heaviest across the northwestern part of the state, where several inches are possible. The   …Continue Reading Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory Posted on Jan 17

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

During the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, MassDOT is reminding the public to be alert while traveling, aware of holiday work restrictions and mindful of roadway conditions. “Drivers traveling throughout this holiday weekend are reminded to focus on getting to their destinations safely,” said   …Continue Reading Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

Baker-Polito Administration Files Budget Bill to Address Transportation, Infrastructure & Education Needs Posted on Jan 3

Baker-Polito Administration Files Budget Bill to Address Transportation, Infrastructure & Education Needs

The Baker-Polito Administration today filed a $74.2 million supplemental budget bill to address ongoing critical funding needs, including $18 million to support MBTA infrastructure and safety investments, $10 million for school improvements and $4.2 million for investments in clean drinking water. These proposals were previously   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Files Budget Bill to Address Transportation, Infrastructure & Education Needs

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 23

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead for holiday travel by recognizing that traffic volumes and the number of travelers on public transportation will be higher than normal.  Drivers and public transportation customers should check websites for real-time   …Continue Reading MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

Transportation and Climate Initiative Agreement to Deliver Northeast At Least $1.4 Billion in Transit System Investment Posted on Dec 18

Transportation and Climate Initiative Agreement to Deliver Northeast At Least $1.4 Billion in Transit System Investment

Massachusetts and 11 other states across the Northeast and the District of Columbia today announced the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) draft agreement would generate $1.4 billion to $7 billion per year regionally for transportation-related investments and about $500 million per year in Massachusetts to   …Continue Reading Transportation and Climate Initiative Agreement to Deliver Northeast At Least $1.4 Billion in Transit System Investment

MBTA Safety Review Panel Recommendations to FMCB to improve safety for T riders, employees Posted on Dec 9

MBTA Safety Review Panel Recommendations to FMCB to improve safety for T riders, employees

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and its Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today accepted a report from the MBTA Safety Review Panel that offers 34 recommendations with 61 corrective actions to improve safety for MBTA riders and staff. The panel, commissioned by the   …Continue Reading MBTA Safety Review Panel Recommendations to FMCB to improve safety for T riders, employees

Thanksgiving Week Travel Advisory Posted on Nov 22

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

MBTA: Winter Preparation Posted on Nov 19

MBTA: Winter Preparation

The MBTA announced infrastructure, vehicle, and management initiatives undertaken this year that continue the MBTA’s continually improving preparations in advance of the winter season. In advance of this winter season, a number of actions related to infrastructure have been taken to best prepare the MBTA   …Continue Reading MBTA: Winter Preparation

Veterans Day Weekend Advisory Posted on Nov 6

Veterans Day Weekend Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for Veterans Day Weekend if driving or in need of vehicle inspections or other Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) transactions.   Due to a scheduled technology upgrade, no motor vehicle inspections will be possible on November 9, 10,   …Continue Reading Veterans Day Weekend Advisory

Natick: Boden Lane Bridge to Remain Closed Posted on Nov 5

Natick: Boden Lane Bridge to Remain Closed

MassDOT is announcing that the Boden Lane Bridge in Natick is permanently closed and will be torn down.  Following an incident last week, a detailed inspection of the bridge structure was conducted, and the MassDOT Highway Division has determined that the bridge is not safe   …Continue Reading Natick: Boden Lane Bridge to Remain Closed