Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation oversees all transportation projects within the commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

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Healey-Driscoll Administration to provide $4.7 million in funding as part of Community Transit Grant Program

Nov. 20, 2023
The annual competitive grant program is managed by MassDOT and supports operating and mobility management projects for regional transit authorities, municipalities and nonprofits...

Gov. Healey appoints Monica Tibbits-Nutt as MassDOT secretary

Nov. 14, 2023
Monica Tibbits-Nutt had previously been serving as acting secretary since mid-September and was previously undersecretary for transportation with MassDOT.

MassDOT applies for $5.5 million in SMART grants

Oct. 25, 2023
The SMART grants program was established under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and provides grants focused on advanced smart community technologies and systems to improve...
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Water Transportation

MBTA cuts ribbon on Lynn Ferry service

The Lynn Ferry, which operates 10 trips per day on weekdays between Lynn and Boston, begins operations and will provide another travel option ahead of the short-term closure of...

MBTA Board of Directors approves FY24 budget

The budget, which totals $2.7 billion, will sustain levels of service while making strategic investments in safety, staffing and hiring, key capital investments and design work...

Amtrak, MassDOT, CTDOT adding two additional Amtrak Northeast Regional trains to Springfield Union Station June 5

May 24, 2023
Amtrak Northeast Regional trains offer customers single seat rides and direct access from Springfield to New York City in 3.5 hours and connections to the Northeast Corridor.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation awards Skanska $39 million contract

May 11, 2023
The money is set to be used in the design and reconstruction of two bridges located in Boston and Somerville, Mass.
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Gov. Healey appoints Patrick Lavin to be MassDOT chief safety officer

April 25, 2023
The MassDOT chief safety officer is a new position created by Gov. Healey; Lavin will serve as the primary representative for overall safety issues relating to transportation....

Baker-Polito Administration announces total of $1.9 million in funding under Community Transit Grant Program

Jan. 5, 2023
The annual program administered by MassDOT awards money for projects expanding mobility for older adults and people with disabilities.
Safety & Security

Baker-Polito Administration awards $6.65 million as part of Complete Streets Funding Program

Jan. 4, 2023
Fifteen communities are receiving funds to enable safe, convenient and comfortable travel for users of all ages and abilities.

Articles & News

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation
HART is aiming to turn the first segment of its rail project over to Honolulu DTS at the end of May and have the rail line in operation by late July.

Ready for Rail: A Look at 2023’s Big Projects

April 18, 2023
Following a dip in activity due to the pandemic and other delays, 2023 may serve as a ramp up to a flood of new projects coming online during the next few years.
Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Tesler, and MBTA General Manager Poftak joined elected leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Quincy Bus Maintenance Facility.

MBTA breaks ground on Quincy bus garage; highlights expected federal investment from infrastructure package

Feb. 16, 2022
The new Quincy bus facility will support MBTA’s modern fleet of buses including battery-electric vehicles.

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Massachusetts leaders celebrate substantial completion of first South Coast Rail Main Line construction package

The $159 million contract awarded included construction of two brand-new stations in Freetown and Fall River.

MassDOT partners with Amtrak and CSX for funding for corridor infrastructure projects

Dec. 5, 2022
The application seeks more than $108 million for corridor infrastructure projects planned under the “Connecting the Commonwealth: Early Actions for the Inland Route Project.”
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Baker-Polito Administration announces $16.4 million in Shared Streets & Spaces program awards

Aug. 4, 2022
A total of 184 new awards went to 138 municipalities and seven regional transit authorities through the Shared Streets and Spaces Program.
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Safety & Security

Baker-Polito Administration announces $5.54 million in complete streets funding program awards

July 29, 2022
Sixteen municipalities are receiving funds to enable safe, convenient and comfortable travel for users of all ages and abilities.
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Baker-Polito Administration in Massachusetts files $9.7 billion infrastructure bond bill

March 18, 2022
The MassTRAC bill will authorize state matching funds and tools to leverage federal investments in transportation and environmental infrastructure from the Bipartisan Infrastructure...
PVTA was one of 27 Massachusetts organizations to be awarded vehicles as part of MassDOT's FY22 Community Transit Grant Program.

MassDOT awards $8.9 million through Community Transit Grant Program

Dec. 22, 2021
The funds support operating costs, mobility management and new capital investments for transit providers within the commonwealth.

Baker-Polito Administration announces $6.5 million to municipalities in Shared Streets and Spaces Program funding awards

July 23, 2021
Funding will be provided to 77 cities and towns for new traffic safety measures, trail connections, bikeshare stations, bus facilities and areas for outdoor dining and community...
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Safety & Security

Baker-Polito Administration announces additional vaccine clinics to boost vaccination access in disproportionately impacted communities

June 14, 2021
Keolis and CIC Health are organizing Commuter Rail Vax Express for stations in Worcester, Mattapan and South Stations in Boston, Lowell, Lawrence and Fitchburg.

MassDOT, other city and state agencies announce Kosciuszko Circle/Morrissey Boulevard planning study to improve mobility and climate resiliency

March 5, 2021
The study will not only develop a comprehensive plan for the Morrissey Boulevard corridor but also identify short term investments that can deliver immediate benefits to the neighborhoo...