CapeFlyer Extends Sunday Fare Special for 2017

HYANNIS – The CapeFlyer is extending its Super Summer Sunday Savings Fare for the entire 2017 season. The tickets, which cost $15, are good for round-trip, same day travel on Sundays. The tickets can be purchased at the MBTA Commuter Rail ticket office at South Station or through the mTicket app. The special tickets are not available for purchase on-board. Click Here for more information.

Neponset Valley RCC Meeting

The Neponset Valley Regional Coordinating Council’s (NVRCC) Winter Meeting will be held on January 24th, 2017 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM at Dedham Town Hall. This meeting will focus on reviewing previous transportation survey results, and laying the groundwork for the next phase. RSVP for the forum to Sheryl Leary, Director of Planning and Community Development at HESSCO or call 781-784-4944.

Ride Match Expands Statewide

Today, the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA), in cooperation with MassDOT and the 14 Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) serving Massachusetts, announced the expansion and redesign of Ride Match, the web-based tool that offers quick, easy access to information about transportation options for seniors, individuals with disabilities, and anyone needing to travel in Massachusetts. Click Here for full story.

Upcoming SERCCOT Meetings

South East Regional Coordinating Council on Transportation (SERCCOT) will meet again on the following dates and times. • Dec. 13, 2016 @ SRPEDD, 88 Broadway, Taunton, MA at 9:00 am. • Jan. 10, 2017 @ Coastline Elderly Services, 1646 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA at 9:00 am. • Feb. 14, 2017 @ SRPEDD, 88 Broadway, Taunton, MA at 9:00 am.

NEPTA Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for the NEPTA Annual Holiday Dinner Meeting on Thursday, December 1 at the Providence Biltmore Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island. Click here for more information.

New Provider Added in September

Andrew’s Transportation, a sedan and passenger van transportation company serving southeastern Massachusetts was added to the Ride Match database in September 2016. For more information about Andrew’s Transportation, please check out the Ride Match All Providers list.

WRTA Unveils $90M Maintenance Facility

Federal, state and local officials were on hand Tuesday morning for a ribbon cutting at the $90 million Worcester Regional Transit Authority Maintenance and Operations Facility on Quinsigamond Avenue. Click Here for complete article.

Commuter train to West Fitchburg begins

Retired Gardner resident Paul Suihkonen’s long wait for the train ended Friday, September 30, 2016, when the first Fitchburg Line cars rolled into the new Wachusett Commuter Rail Station at 7:48 a.m. Read more…

Good News for Public Transit

On Friday, December 4, 2015, President Obama signed the five-year, $305 billion “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST ACT).

2016 NRT Conference

This annual event provides peer-to-peer learning for regional transportation planners, state DOT representatives, and their partners.