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Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now Posted on Jan 22

Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now

Posted by Richard A. Davey, MassDOT Secretary & Chief Executive Officer The Pioneer Institute’s Jim Stergios has one fundamental point exactly right in his opinion article, “Lots of Art, Little Science in Transportation Plan.”  In his words: “let’s be clear that we do need new   …Continue Reading Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now

MassDOT 21st Century Plan: Regional Investments Posted on Jan 17

MassDOT 21st Century Plan: Regional Investments

MassDOT's plan for the next generation of transportation investment in the Commonwealth: The Way Forward: A 21st Century Transportation Plan includes strategic regional investments across the Commonwealth. Western Massachusetts, Berkshires The plan includes passenger rail service connecting Boston and Springfield along the “Inland Route,” and   …Continue Reading MassDOT 21st Century Plan: Regional Investments

MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan Posted on Jan 14

MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan

The MassDOT Board and Transportation Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today announced a plan for the next generation of transportation investment in the Commonwealth: The Way Forward: A 21st Century Transportation Plan. The long-term financing plan shows that the state needs $684 million to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan

Springfield: 1st MassDOT “Your Vision Our Future” Meeting Posted on Sep 26

MassDOT will kick off a series of statewide public meetings tomorrow, Thursday, September 27, in Springfield, engaging with residents, community leaders and business owners to discuss the future of transportation in the Commonwealth. The meeting is scheduled as follows: Thursday, September 27, 6-8 pm, Springfield   …Continue Reading Springfield: 1st MassDOT “Your Vision Our Future” Meeting

MassDOT Statewide Transportation Conversation Posted on Sep 21

MassDOT will kick off a series of statewide public meetings next week, engaging with residents, community leaders and business owners to discuss the future of transportation in the Commonwealth. Legislation passed in August requires the Department to host at least six public meetings in advance   …Continue Reading MassDOT Statewide Transportation Conversation

Weekend Traffic Alert: Western Mass Air Show Posted on Aug 2

Weekend Traffic Alert:  Western Mass Air Show

MassDOT is advising drivers to anticipate heavy traffic on Saturday and Sunday, August 4-5, on the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) in Western Massachusetts due to an air show being held at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. and the air show   …Continue Reading Weekend Traffic Alert: Western Mass Air Show

Aeronautics: Airport Taxiway Markings Savings Posted on May 31

Aeronautics: Airport Taxiway Markings Savings

MassDOT's Aeronautics Division this spring in addition to its other responsibilities is painting airport taxiway markings throughout the Commonwealth. The Statewide Taxiway Marking Project is repainting taxiway markings at 30 public-use airports.  MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey in May visited the Beverly Municipal Airport, left,   …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Airport Taxiway Markings Savings

Young Aviation Artist Wins International Award Posted on May 14

Young Aviation Artist Wins International Award

A talented young Lexington artist has won 1st Place Internationally in the Federation Aeronautique Internationale 2012 International Aviation Art Contest.  Lewis Hwang of Lexington's work, left, took the top prize internationally in the 6-9 age group.  The art theme for the contest:  "Silent Flight." Lewis along   …Continue Reading Young Aviation Artist Wins International Award

Students Master “Real World Design Challenge” Posted on Apr 11

Students Master “Real World Design Challenge”

Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray and MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey this week recognized Marlborough High School's "Team Pizzaz" as the 2012 Real World Design Challenge Massachusetts State Champion.   The students will compete in the National Real World Design Challenge in Washington, DC on April 20-23.    …Continue Reading Students Master “Real World Design Challenge”

Marshfield Airport Hosts Vessel Safety Day Posted on Mar 10

Marshfield Airport Hosts Vessel Safety Day

The Coast Guard joined the Marshfield Harbormaster this week in hosting a “Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Day” at Marshfield Municipal Airport, Harlow Field.  The event open to the public focused on safety, preparedness, and survival skills at sea and was geared toward commercial mariners, specifically   …Continue Reading Marshfield Airport Hosts Vessel Safety Day