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MassDOT to Join Boston Shines Cleanup at Harriet Tubman Park Posted on May 2

MassDOT to Join Boston Shines Cleanup at Harriet Tubman Park

MassDOT employee volunteers will assist in a cleanup effort of Harriet Tubman Park in support of the City of Boston’s annual Boston Shines program. On Friday, May 6th at 11 a.m., MassDOT will join Boston Shines volunteers to rake, sweep and plant flowers in the   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Join Boston Shines Cleanup at Harriet Tubman Park

MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Begin Monday Posted on Apr 22

MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Begin Monday

MassDOT public meetings throughout the state to solicit input on the draft five-year, multi-billion dollar Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for long-term highway, aeronautics, rail and transit investments begin Monday, April 25, in Fitchburg. The meetings are scheduled through the month of May. This program makes   …Continue Reading MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Begin Monday

MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Scheduled Posted on Apr 14

MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Scheduled

MassDOT will hold a series of meetings throughout the state to solicit public input on its draft five-year, multi-billion dollar Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for long-term highway, aeronautics, rail and transit investments. The meetings will begin April 25, in Fitchburg, and run through the month   …Continue Reading MassDOT Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Scheduled

MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Session: April 20 Posted on Mar 25

MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Session: April 20

Pursuant to M.G.L. chapter 30A, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division, will hold a public hearing relative to proposed amendments to the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation 702 CMR 1.00-7.00. The hearing date follows: Wednesday, April 20, 9:30-11:30AM, Board Room, 10 Park   …Continue Reading MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Session: April 20

MassDOT Aeronautics Announces 2016 International Aviation Art Contest Winners Posted on Feb 24

MassDOT Aeronautics Announces 2016 International Aviation Art Contest Winners

The MassDOT Aeronautics Division recently held judging at the state level for the 2016 International Aviation Art Contest “Air Spots in Harmony with Nature.” Nine Massachusetts students winning art work has been forwarded to the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) in Washington, D.C.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics Announces 2016 International Aviation Art Contest Winners

Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results Posted on Jan 26

Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization (Boston MPO) has been selected by the national nonprofit Transportation for America to participate in a first-of-its-kind yearlong training academy for ambitious metro regions beginning to use performance measurement to better assess the results   …Continue Reading Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results

MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Sessions Set Posted on Jan 3

MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Sessions Set

  Governor Baker’s Executive Order 562 commissions a thorough review of every Executive Branch regulation and its impact on the public. Public feedback is vital to the success of the project and if you or your business is affected by MassDOT regulations in any manner,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Sessions Set

MassDOT Aeronautics Reminds Drone Operators to Fly Safely Posted on Dec 21

MassDOT Aeronautics Reminds Drone Operators to Fly Safely

The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that more than a million Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones will be sold this 2015 holiday season. The FAA has documented hundreds of incidents this year where aircraft pilots have encountered drones while in flight. “Recreational drones can be   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics Reminds Drone Operators to Fly Safely

Real World Design Challenge 2015: Newburyport Students Honored Posted on Nov 17

Real World Design Challenge 2015: Newburyport Students Honored

The 2015 Real World Design Challenge Massachusetts State Champion, Newburyport High School, on Sunday received the 2015 National Judges Award during the Challenge national competition. Newburyport’s “Jet Engineers” student team is one of two Judge’s Award recipients for 2015.  The Judges Award is given to   …Continue Reading Real World Design Challenge 2015: Newburyport Students Honored

Secretary Pollack: Join our Capital Conversations Posted on Oct 19

Secretary Pollack: Join our Capital Conversations

        Posted by: Stephanie Pollack, MassDOT Secretary & Chief Executive Officer At MassDOT, we are always working on plans for future investments in the Commonwealth’s transportation system. This year alone, MassDOT and the MBTA together will spend $3 billion on transportation capital   …Continue Reading Secretary Pollack: Join our Capital Conversations