• massachusetts rmv Feb 23

    Mass. Lawmaker Files Bill To Stop ‘Nightmare' License Suspensions

    There’s a new push on Beacon Hill to help drivers trapped by invalid license suspensions. A bill filed by state Sen. Eric Lesser would give the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles discretion over whether to suspend someone’s driving privileges in certain cases. The move comes after the RMV penalized thousands of drivers in Massachusetts in recent months for violations...

  • Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Feb 23

    New Push on Beacon Hill to Help Drivers Trapped by Invalid License Suspensions

    A bill filed by state Sen. Eric Lesser would give the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles discretion over whether to suspend someone’s driving privileges in certain cases. The move comes after the RMV penalized thousands of drivers in Massachusetts in recent months for violations they committed previously outside the state.

  • truck fire Feb 11

    MassDOT Truck Catches Fire Near Fenway

    A truck that belongs to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation went up in flames Thursday morning. Firefighters worked to put out the blaze, which broke out on the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Boston near Fenway Park Thursday morning. Only one lane was open on the westbound side of I-90 while the left lane on the eastbound side…

  • massdot Feb 7

    MassDOT Highway Administrator Talks Road Preparations for Sunday's Storm

    Travel is going to be difficult Sunday as continuous snow falls from brunch to bedtime. MassDOT Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver joined us to discuss road preparations ahead of the storm, including pre treatments in a few select areas.

  • massdot Dec 13, 2020

    MassDOT Exit Renumbering Project Begins Sunday

    Get ready for new exit numbers, coming soon to a highway near you. The long-awaited MassDOT project is finally set to begin in the Bay State on Sunday, with Interstate 90 — the Massachusetts Turnpike — and Route 6 the first roads to receive new mileage-based exit numbers under federal guidelines. Starting at 8 p.m. Sunday and continuing until 5…

  • massdot Dec 13, 2020

    Highway Renumbering Begins on Mass. Pike

    The long-awaited MassDOT project is finally set to begin in the Bay State on Sunday, with Interstate 90 — the Massachusetts Turnpike — and Route 6 the first roads to receive new mileage-based exit numbers under federal guidelines.

  • crash Dec 4, 2020

    Serious Injuries Reported in Attleboro Tractor Trailer Crash

    The driver of a tractor trailer was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after crashing on Interstate 95 northbound, according to officials. MassDOT spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard said a “serious injury crash” had taken place around midnight Friday in the area before the Mansfield Rest Area. No other cars were involved. Lanes have since opened on the highway. No further…

  • Massachusetts Jul 28, 2020

    1 Killed, 3 Injured in Multi-Car Crash in North Andover

    One person has died and three others are injured following a multi-car crash Monday evening in North Andover, Massachusetts, fire officials say. North Andover Fire responded to the area of Route 114 at Sharpners Pond Road for a three-vehicle crash around 5:25 p.m. One person died, fire officials said, while three others were taken to local hospitals with various injuries….

  • fatal crashes May 4, 2020

    Rate of Deadly Crashes Doubles in Mass. Despite Lighter Traffic

    The amount of traffic on Massachusetts roadways is down with most people staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the rate of fatalities has doubled, according to the state’s Department of Transportation. In April, 28 people died in crashes compared to 27 the same month last year, when there were 50% more vehicles on the road, according to…

  • fatal crashes May 4, 2020

    Rate of Fatal Vehicle Crashes Has Increased Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    The amount of traffic on Massachusetts roadways is down with most people staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic but the rate of fatalities has doubled, according to the state’s Department of Transportation.

  • Massachusetts Feb 26, 2020

    As MBTA Issues Continue, Advocates Push for Transportation Funding Bill

    From the latest troubles on the MBTA to the constant traffic on the roads, transportation advocates are pushing for more investments, even if some of the money may have to come out of their pockets. They gathered at the state house Tuesday to urge lawmakers to support ideas such as congestion pricing, raising the gas tax and adding more fees…

  • bicycle in tunnel Feb 6, 2020

    WATCH: Person With Bicycle Darts Through Traffic in Boston Tunnel

    Shocking video from inside a Boston highway tunnel was released Thursday showing a person walking their bicycle and nearly getting hit by two passing vehicles. The video, released by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, shows the person in the Prudential Tunnel, which carried Interstate 90, lifting their bike over a barrier before darting out into traffic. One motorist can be…

  • Boston Feb 6, 2020

    Person Walks Bike Through Prudential Tunnel

    New video release by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation shows a person walking their bicycle and nearly getting hit by two passing vehicles inside Boston’s Prudential Tunnel.

  • Cape Cod Dec 7, 2019

    1 Person Hospitalized, Dennis Bridge Closed After Traffic Incident

    One person was hospitalized after a tractor-trailer towing a crane struck a Cape Cod overpass, causing debris to fall onto the window of a passing vehicle, Massachusetts State Police say. The tractor-trailer was traveling on Route 6 westbound around 6 p.m. Friday when it struck the Old Bass River Road Bridge. The bridge above Route 6 was closed to traffic…

  • Massachusetts Dec 7, 2019

    Tractor-Trailer Hits Overpass, Sending Debris Onto Car

    The incident happened Friday evening on Route 6 in Dennis and forced officials to close Old Bass River Bridge.

  • Massachusetts Nov 26, 2019

    Boston Bridge Replacement to Have Significant Transportation Impact

    A project to replace the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge in Boston this summer is expected to have significant impact to all modes of transportation in the area.

  • Thanksgiving Nov 19, 2019

    Thanksgiving Travel Tips for Massachusetts Fliers and Drivers

    With this year’s Thanksgiving stacking up to be the second-busiest on record, the Massachusetts Port Authority has some tips to make travel by air and car a little easier this turkey day — plus, free coffee. AAA is predicting more than 55 million people across the country will travel at least 50 miles from home for the holiday, behind only...

  • Massachusetts Nov 10, 2019

    Injuries Reported in Multi-Car Crash on I-93 in Wilmington, Massachusetts

    At least one person was seriously injured in a multi-car crash in Wilmington, Massachusetts, early Sunday morning. The crash happened off Exit 38 on Interstate 93 northbound at 1:42 a.m. Multiple vehicles and a tractor trailer were involved in the accident. Troopers discovered a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, driven by a 21-year-old Woburn man, struck a 2011 Chevy Malibu, driven…

  • mbta Sep 16, 2019

    Red Line Train Derailment Caused by Faulty Axle: Officials

    MBTA officials said Monday that a June derailment on the Red Line was caused by a fractured axle, three months after the incident caused major delays. Officials said poor electrical connectivity between a ground brush and ground ring caused stray electrical arcing on the surface of the axle. Over time, this weakened the axle and led to the failure.

  • Massachusetts Sep 15, 2019

    Woman Killed in Attleboro Highway Crash

    One woman has died after she was ejected from the vehicle she was traveling in and then hit by another vehicle in a two-car accident on a Massachusetts highway late Friday night. State police say 22-year-old Erica Hopkins, of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, died Saturday at Rhode Island Hospital. The crash happened Friday around 11 p.m. on Interstate 95 in Attleboro.

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