Baker: State government plans regular work day Monday

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says state government is planning a regular work day on Monday, but urges people to take public transportation if possible.

Baker said Sunday night that the MBTA plans a regular schedule on Monday, but there could be updates if the forecast changes. A snowstorm is expected to bring a widespread snowfall of about a foot, with less in southern areas that see sleet and rain.

Baker said people should who drive should expect a difficult commute, including icy roads in southern areas that see sleet and freezing rain in the afternoon. He also said drivers should remember that a parking ban takes effect in Boston at 6 a.m. and other communities also have parking bans and snow emergencies.

The governor said authorities will continue to monitor conditions.

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