News & Events

  • Coalition Fears 128 of Future: Businesses Urge Regional Planning

    The Boston Globe July 30, 2009 With more than a dozen planned new business developments along the Route 128-Interstate 95 corridor between Waltham and Burlington, the region is one of the state economy‚Äôs bright spots. But business leaders at some of the largest employers along the 15-mile stretch of highway say they fear the anticipated …

  • Traffic Surge on Route 128 predicted

    The Boston Globe June 30, 2011 A potential traffic meltdown looms on a key stretch of Route 128 west of Boston unless steps are taken to get more commuters out of their cars and onto trains and buses, a new report warns. The Metropolitan Area Planning Council projects a 77 percent increase in traffic over …

  • State reroutes trucks with hazmat loads onto Route 128

    Boston Globe August 19th, 2012 The new daytime regulation stops trucks full of gas, oil, and other hazardous materials from cutting through the North End and other Boston neighborhoods to get to Interstate 93 and other points south of the city. Instead, the rigs will have to make a wide loop around Boston along Route …

  • 128 Corporate Alliance coordinates new Emergency Communications Network

    128 Corporate Alliance News Update January 18, 2018 The Alliance, working with area businesses and first responders, has developed the 128 Central Corridor Emergency Network. The network is now open and ready to engage further participation from the community. In January a series of Beta Test communications shared details on both a winter storm...

  • 128 Corporate Alliance supports additional westbound lane on Winter Street

    128 Corporate Alliance News Update November 16, 2017 The Alliance has been working with the City of Waltham and local developers on behalf of the business community to improve traffic congestion along Winter Street, a major travel artery experiencing delays during morning and evening hours. The City of Waltham in conjunction with the City of...

  • 128 Corporate Alliance tracks 10 key area construction projects to relieve traffic

    128 Corporate Alliance News Update April 2017 Since April 2017, the Alliance has been tracking the 10 significant projects presented at the Waltham Special Traffic Commission Meeting. We have developed a process of continuous dialogue between the City, local developers, and the MassDOT to create a regular status update on these key projects. Learn...