Frank DePaola will replace outgoing MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott on an interim basis.
Vannak Sao told WBZ-TV that he fell asleep at the wheel before the crash.
The MBTA said it needed the break to clear snow and ice from tracks and to assess equipment damaged by the spate of storms.
Delays were also reported on public transportation.
It’s costing the state a lot more to salt the roads this winter.
MassDOT said an employee wrote a profanity regarding law enforcement and a reference to the Eric Garner chokehold death on a toll ticket that was handed out to a driver.
A chunk of wood fell onto the lower deck of Route 93, shattering a car’s rear window.
A local town is reminding people to “use yah blinkah” as it steps up enforcement against drivers who fail to utilize their turn signals.
Message boards along a stretch of I-495 will now be able to monitor the speed of vehicles.
Highway officials are letting Bay Staters know that crews are ready for the snow and cold.