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Weekend Commuter Rail Service Resumes September 2nd!

8/24/17 Press release from MassDOT: Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail Line Weekend Service to Resume Sept. 2 Major projects completed ahead of schedule; Isolated rail replacement project to be completed between Rockport & Gloucester BOSTON – The MBTA and Keolis Commuter Services (KCS) announced today that weekend service on the Newburyport/Rockport commuter rail line will resume September…

The Lynn Ferry is Back – Service Begins June 20th

6/8/17 This press release was shared on Senator Tom McGee and Representative Brendan Crighton’s facebook accounts minutes ago, it says of the Lynn Ferry – “Ferry Service will be offered this summer between Lynn and Boston” “Funding from MassDOT Enables Service to Begin Tuesday, June 20th” Press release below video –     Boston, MA–…

MassDOT Announces Hearings on 5-year Capital Investment Plan

4/26/17 Meetings to be held May 15 to May 24 to seek input on proposed transportation projects Although there is no hearing scheduled in Lynn this round, there is one nearby on Tuesday, May 23rd in Salem. See below: From MassDOT – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced a schedule of 12 public…

Route 107 Corridor Study – FINAL REPORT Released

11.30.16 From MassDOT – The Route 107 Corridor study team is pleased to announce the release of the Final Report, available for download on the project website. The Final Report summarizes the analysis completed and multimodal design recommendations for the corridor. DIRECT LINK TO REPORT DOCUMENTS After setting goals and evaluation criteria for the study,…

The Route 107 Corridor Study Continues

8.24.16 From MassDOT – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has scheduled two Public Information Meetings for the Route 107 Corridor Study Wednesday, September 7, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Lynn English High School, Auditorium 50 Goodridge Street, Lynn and Tuesday, September 13, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Collins Middle School, Auditorium 29…

Forget About the Commuter Rail this Weekend

5/10/16 – From the MBTA and MassDOT – Due to necessary construction activity, commuter rail service will be temporarily suspended this weekend between Beverly Depot and North Station in both directions. A temporary weekend schedule for the Newburyport/Rockport Line will be in effect on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15. The diversion will allow…

Route 107 Corridor Study Meeting March 9

The public is invited From MassDOT – Join the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for a Public Information Meeting on the Route 107 Corridor Study Wednesday, March 9, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Lynn English High School, Auditorium 50 Goodridge Street, Lynn, MA The Massachusetts Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Cities of Salem…

MassDOT Study Highlights 107’s Dangers & Deficiencies

A Public Hearing hosted by MassDOT happened at Salem High School Wednesday night in what appeared to be a gymatorium, or an audinasium, to discuss a study of a particular stretch of State Route 107. The audience of Salemites and Lynners (probably two-thirds Salem) was shown a series of slides with traffic and accident data…

Traffic on Western Ave. a Concern?

Come to a “Public Information Meeting” on 107, including the portion in Lynn we know as Western Ave., in Salem on Wednesday. Traffic on 107 is often cited as a concern should Union Hospital close. From MassDOT – Public Information Meeting on the Route 107 Corridor Study Wednesday, January 27, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM…