MassDOT asks travelers during the upcoming New Year's holiday weekend to plan ahead, drive safely, and use public transportation.
MassDOT's Traffic and Travel Resources page includes links to all MassDOT travel resources.
Visit MassDOT's online traffic camera webpage with more than 90 live traffic cameras throughout the highway system. The cameras refresh every 10 seconds to provide real time traffic views. The 511 traffic alert system alerts customers to traffic conditions throughout the holiday weekend.
Courtesy of McDonald's, Burger King, and Gulf, and to promote safe driving, free coffee will be served overnight on New Year’s Eve, Saturday December 31, 10:00pm. to Sunday January 1, 5:00am, at the following locations:
11 service plazas on I-90/MassPike; Route 3, Plymouth; Route 128, Beverly; Route128/I-95, Lexington and Newton; Route 24, north and southbound service plazas; and Route 6, Barnstable.
On New Year's Eve, Saturday, December 31, the MBTA is offering FREE SERVICE AFTER 8:00pm and providing extra transit services throughout First Night festivities:
• Blue, Orange, Green, and Red Line trains will operate on a Saturday schedule. Additional trains will operate and provide rush-hour levels of service throughout the evening from 3:00 p.m. until approximately 2:00 a.m.
• Buses, Silver Line, and trackless trolleys will operate on a Saturday schedule.
• Commuter Rail Service on New Year’s Eve will operate on a Saturday schedule with extended extra service provided.