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October 23, 2013

MCI to deliver 31 Commuter Coaches to Mass.

Bus Plus+ is funded by a Federal Transit Administration State of Good Repair grant and will be overseen by MassDOT’s Rail and Transit Division.


January 15, 2013

Mass. considers taxes to support transit

Multiple options, including new taxes and fees, have been proposed to raise the $1 billion per year needed to maintain and update public transit as well as highways and bridges in Massachusetts.


December 12, 2012

Boston to Cape Cod rail service to be reinstated

The service will be available in 2013 after being shut down two decades ago. Currently, the only mass transit option between Boston and Cape Cod is buses.


September 14, 2011

MassDOT receives $32.5M for station expansion, enhancements

South Station offers travelers access to Amtrak's high-speed Acela service as well as Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuter rail, intercity bus, rapid transit and bus rapid transit services, including direct service to Boston Logan International Airport.


November 8, 2010

ARRA to fund $3.4M for MBTA Silver Line upgrades

The project includes installation of new laminated glass windscreens at each shelter; repaving work, the construction of a public restroom and the installation of heating units and two-sided electronic message boards at multiple bus platforms.


June 8, 2010

MassDOT launches sustainability initiative

GreenDOT will be driven by three primary goals: reduce greenhouse gas emissions; promote the healthy transportation options of walking, bicycling, and public transit; and support for smart growth development.


May 5, 2010

MassDOT breaks ground on $17.4M rail project

The ARRA project will improve reliability and service for Haverhill commuter rail line customers with the installation of a double-track along the Haverhill line and improvements to the train control systems that have affected on-time performance.


November 11, 2009

Mass. senator urges DOT appointee to quit

New MassDOT appointee has a conflict of interest due to current membership on the MBTA Retirement Board, Sen. Baddour said.


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