transportation

Master Plan Committee and state legislators to discuss transportation issues/opportunities – January 15

January 7, 2020 11:01:30 AM
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A week from Wednesday, the Master Plan Committee will discuss the impact on Southborough of regional and state transportation issues and opportunities.

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MassDOT to hold info meetings on next stage of 495/90 Interchange project

July 15, 2019 09:30:00 AM
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The Town Clerk’s office shared the state’s notification about upcoming Public Information Meetings on the 495/90 Interchange.

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Business Roundup: Reverse commuting by commuter line, borderline business news, and blurring the line between Southborough and Boston

July 8, 2019 04:08:12 PM
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A few recent business stories reported by local media have direct relevance to Southborough. Residents may have overlooked them since their headlines focused on nearby cities. So, I’m rounding them up.

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Town briefs: Town House/Pilgrim church lot repaving, MBTA reminder, and Water report (Updated)

June 25, 2019 05:22:00 PM

The Town has posted a few alerts this week worth sharing. I’m rounding them up.

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Officials talk up 495/MassPike interchange project

April 22, 2019 09:35:40 AM
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A meeting held by the 495/MetroWest Partnership included a subject that impacts many commuters and businesses in our town – the state’s project to improve the 495-MassPike interchange.

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Legislative update: MBTA task list, Tree clearing on MassPike, parity on Ashland fire station funding, progressive taxes, coffee hour, and more

April 9, 2019 03:41:36 PM
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Rounding up news based on updates and news stories about state legislators’ efforts for our town.

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SWL: Rte 9 work to avoid biggest impacts

August 15, 2018 12:52:20 PM

Southborough Wicked Local dug up more details on the upcoming Route 9 project I posted about yesterday.

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Update on highway improvements: Land conveyed, Rte 9 work to begin, and status of 495/90 project (Updated)

August 14, 2018 02:40:38 PM
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A road resurfacing and improvement project will cover the 1.47 mile stretch of Route 9 from the Framingham line to just West of White Bagley Road/Breakneck Hill Road.

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Southborough MBTA commuters to see 50% hike in parking

June 25, 2018 01:19:21 PM
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It’s about to get more expensive to commute by rail from Southborough.

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Interrupted train services on weekends this summer starting May 26; free shuttles to cover gaps

May 8, 2018 09:54:04 AM
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Work on the commuter rail line through Southborough will interfere with weekend service this spring and summer.

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Comment on the 495/90 interchange project (and other points impacted by the junction)

October 3, 2017 11:30:23 AM
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The state is seeking public comment on needed improvements for the Route 495 and MassPike Interchange. The Mass Department of Transportation is reaching out to Southborough because of our proximity. As stated on the MassDOT website dedicated to the issue, traffic congestion at I-495/I-90 impacts the interchange of Route 9/495.

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Commuter rail news: Fare increase and hope for reduced delays this summer

June 27, 2016 11:22:16 AM
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Southborough Wicked Local recently covered commuter woes on the Worcester-Framingham train line.

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Transportation news: MassPike tolls, train fare & schedule, and Boroughs’ “Last Mile Connection”

January 12, 2016 12:35:59 PM
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If you are a resident, you may be concerned about news related to commuting elsewhere by rail or Mass Pike. If you own an area business (or are encouraging local development), you’re likely more worried about commuting within our local hub.

Recent announcements cover it all.

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Commuter rail: Fitzgerald’s lot approved (almost); legislators pushing for MBTA improvements

October 6, 2015 11:31:50 AM
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Last night, the Planning Board voted in favor of Fitzgerald’s Store’s plan to develop a parking lot for commuters. Meanwhile, legislators are continuing to pursue improvements to the MBTA stop.

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