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Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment Posted on May 12

Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment

Governor Charlie Baker today announced the administration’s remaining appointment to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and designated Ruth Bonsignore as the Chair of the MassDOT Board. Former Commissioner of Public Works and Parks for the City of Worcester, Robert   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Names MassDOT Board Chair, Final Appointment

Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board Posted on May 8

Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board

Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced five new appointments to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The board, which includes Secretary Stephanie Pollack, currently oversees all MassDOT operations including the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), Highway, Mass Transit, Aeronautics, the Registry of   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Announces New Appointments to MassDOT Board

MassDOT Study: Airports Generate Billions in Economic Activity Posted on Apr 30

MassDOT Study: Airports Generate Billions in Economic Activity

MassDOT has announced the results of the latest comprehensive Statewide Airport Economic Impact study that finds Massachusetts public airports generate an economic output of $16 billion in economic activity and support more than 162,000 jobs. “The Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study demonstrates the value that   …Continue Reading MassDOT Study: Airports Generate Billions in Economic Activity

MassDOT Aeronautics: 2015 Aviation Art Contest Winners Posted on Mar 3

MassDOT Aeronautics: 2015 Aviation Art Contest Winners

The MassDOT Aeronautics Division held the Massachusetts State level judging of the 2015 International Aviation Art Contest, with this year’s theme, “World Air Games”. The World Air Games will be held in Dubai in 2015. During 12 days, spectators will see world class competitions and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics: 2015 Aviation Art Contest Winners

Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board Posted on Nov 19

Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board

Governor Deval Patrick today appointed Robin Chase to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors. Chase is the founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest car-sharing company in the world, Buzzcar, a car-sharing marketplace in France and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community.   …Continue Reading Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board

Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey Posted on Oct 10

Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey

Calling him a bold leader and a friend who will be missed in the Administration, Governor Deval Patrick today announced the resignation of MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey, effective November 1. Governor Patrick also announced his appointment of Highway Administrator Frank DePaola as   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey

Aeronautics: Girls in Aviation Week Posted on Sep 15

Aeronautics: Girls in Aviation Week

The Federal Aviation Administration has designated and Governor Deval Patrick proclaimed the week of September 15-19 as Girls in Aviation Week. The proclamation notes the importance of the aerospace industry to economic prosperity, national security and citizen safety. The number of women involved in the   …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Girls in Aviation Week

Nantucket: Carbon-Neutral Airport Next Phase Posted on Jun 27

Nantucket: Carbon-Neutral Airport Next Phase

Governor Deval Patrick today launched the next phase of work to make Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK) the first and only airport in the country to entirely eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from its airport-controlled operations. The implementation phase announced today includes execution of energy conservation measures   …Continue Reading Nantucket: Carbon-Neutral Airport Next Phase

MassDOT Aeronautics: Airport Facility Upgrades Posted on May 6

MassDOT Aeronautics: Airport Facility Upgrades

The MassDOT Aeronautics Division today announced plans to build or renovate general aviation airport administrative facilities in 15 communities during the next five years, including four airports targeted for construction in 2015.  The 15 general aviation airports were chosen as part of a comprehensive, statewide   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics: Airport Facility Upgrades

Student Wins Aviation Art National Competition Posted on Mar 15

Student Wins Aviation Art National Competition

A Lexington, Massachusetts student winner as chosen in MassDOT’s Aeronautics Division State level judging of the 2014 International Aviation Art Contest “ Flying Saves Lives” has now been awarded First Place in the national competition by the  National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) in   …Continue Reading Student Wins Aviation Art National Competition