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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

MassDOT Schedules Capital Conversations: Regional Meetings for Five-Year Capital Investment Plan Posted on Oct 8

MassDOT Schedules Capital Conversations: Regional Meetings for Five-Year Capital Investment Plan

MassDOT is scheduling Capital Conversations, a series of public community meetings to solicit input on potential transportation projects to be included in the agency’s upcoming five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for Fiscal Years 2017-2021. The meetings will be held in various regions throughout the Commonwealth   …Continue Reading MassDOT Schedules Capital Conversations: Regional Meetings for Five-Year Capital Investment Plan

Governor Baker Appoints Gittlen to MassDOT Board Posted on Aug 14

Governor Baker Appoints Gittlen to MassDOT Board

Governor Charlie Baker today announced the appointment of Russell Gittlen to the MassDOT Board of Directors. The MassDOT Board was expanded to 11 members by the Legislature this year based upon a recommendation by Governor Baker’s Special Panel of transportation leaders that was assembled to   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Appoints Gittlen to MassDOT Board

MassDOT Draft 2016-2019 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on Aug 6

MassDOT Draft 2016-2019 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2016-2019 and welcomes public comment until August 25, 2015. The STIP is a four-year investment program that prioritizes nearly $4.5 billion dollars of federal and non-federal funds for   …Continue Reading MassDOT Draft 2016-2019 State Transportation Improvement Program

Governor Baker Appoints Mayors Sullivan, Mazzarella to MassDOT Board Posted on Aug 4

Governor Baker Appoints Mayors Sullivan, Mazzarella to MassDOT Board

Governor Charlie Baker today announced the appointment of Braintree Mayor Joseph Sullivan and Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The MassDOT Board was expanded to 11 members by the Legislature this year based upon a   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Appoints Mayors Sullivan, Mazzarella to MassDOT Board

MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations Posted on Jul 2

MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced the publication of new recommendations for the evaluation and prioritization of proposed capital projects. The recommendations have been submitted to MassDOT by an independent Project Selection Advisory Council, which has worked for 18 months to develop a   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Prioritizing Capital Projects Recommendations