Governor Baker will lift travel ban at midnight

Main Street Vineyard Haven was quieter than usual Monday night. Photo by Rich Saltzberg

Governor Charlie Baker announced his plans to lift the travel ban, resume MBTA services and directed only emergency state employees to return to work tomorrow as the Commonwealth recovers from the full force of the blizzard.  The state of emergency order is still in effect.

“The snow will likely continue into the evening, leaving a massive amount of work ahead for Boston and many communities across the Commonwealth,” said Governor Baker.  “While the travel ban will no longer be in effect at midnight tonight, I urge the people of Massachusetts to stay off the roads unless they must travel.  It is critical we all work together and use good judgment tonight and throughout tomorrow as road crews work to clean up from this historic blizzard. For those of you that must return to work tomorrow, please be patient and allow plenty of time for your morning commute as we expect the MBTA to experience significant delays.