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Getting Around Boston in a Wheelchair Should Be Getting Easier

Accessible transportation in Boston is moving forward with a new pilot program that will make it easier for people in wheelchairs to catch a ride. […]

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Brace Yourselves: Plans for an Eight-Year Overhaul of the Mass Pike Are Here

The future of the Mass Pike has just gotten a lot more clear, as MassDOT is unveiling plans for a major overhaul of a critical section […]

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The RMV Told Thousands of Drivers Their Licenses Were in Trouble. They Weren’t.

Well this is not good. MassDOT is apologizing to drivers this week after the Registry of Motor Vehicles told nearly 10,000 of them that they had defaulted […]

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Part of Commonwealth Avenue Will Close for Bridge Work This Summer

Out with the college students and in with more construction. Beginning on July 26 and continuing until August 14, almost every form of transportation in […]

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All-Electronic Tolling’s First Test: Monday’s Morning Commute

All-electronic tolling officially hit the Massachusetts Turnpike late last Friday night. But the first true test of the Mass. Pike’s massive overhaul comes with the Monday morning commute. […]

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Many Massachusetts Highway Exit Numbers Could Soon Change

What’s your exit? Are you sure? MassDOT is preparing for a sweeping change of exit numbers on the Bay State’s highways as a result of a […]

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The Inconvenient Truth About Olympic Highway Lanes

Just two months before Boston submitted its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics to the United States Olympic Committee, Norway pulled out of bidding for […]

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MassDOT Announces 2015 Low Number License Plate Lottery

For many, license plates contain six randomly jumbled together letters and numbers, only worth knowing if on the phone with the insurance company or combing […]

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For 30 Days, Your Tobin Bridge Late Fees Will Be Forgiven

Just short of a year after MassDOT first rolled out its all-electronic tolling system for the Tobin Bridge, Secretary Stephanie Pollack announced a change to its fine […]

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That MassDOT ‘Wicked Big Stawm’ Sign Isn’t Real, Folks

Meanwhile, in Boston…. pic.twitter.com/S0Zc6Z5LCy — Michael Wallace (@MikeWallaceWCBS) January 26, 2015 A PSA for everyone who remains hysterical about all things surrounding The Great Blizzard […]

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What Does a Blinking Yellow Arrow Mean?

Three-hundred-and-fifty traffic lights around the state—including three in Boston— are getting an upgrade in the form of a never-before-used yellow flashing arrow to let drivers know when […]

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Should License Plates Be a Mixture of Letters and Symbols?

Hearts, stars, fish, squares, and diamonds—these are just a few of the universally identifiable symbols that could one day appear on license plates in Massachusetts. […]

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Allston Is Getting a Brand New MBTA Stop Called ‘West Station’

It looks like people’s speculations about a new transit hub were spot on. On a rain-soaked Tuesday afternoon, Governor Deval Patrick joined together with Mayor […]

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Governor to Make Announcement About Allston’s Mass Pike Interchange Project

On Tuesday, September 30, Governor Deval Patrick will join state transportation officials at the Beacon Park Yards in Allston—the site of a multi-million dollar project […]

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Commuter Learns ‘Pitfalls’ of the E-ZPass System the Hard Way

A Somerville woman who racked up $10,000 in toll violations from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, after making frequent trips between her home and New […]