Richard A. Davey is the new MassDOT Rail and Transit Administrator and MBTA General Manager. Governor Deval Patrick and MassDOT Secretary and CEO Jeffrey Mullan this week appointed Davey to the MassDOT Rail and Transit Administrator post, followed by his appointment by the MassDOT Board to the MBTA GM position.
Davey promises to focus on five top priorities: safety, customer service, an inclusive employee work environment, fiscal responsibility, and an innovative approach to delivering transit services. Watch Davey's message, from one of the T stops he frequents regularly on his way to work.
MassDOT: Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements posted on Feb 18
MassDOT has succeeded in recovering more than $21 million dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2016 for past disaster events. These are reimbursements for MassDOT operations and logistics during past federal government disaster declarations and the reimbursements have been deposited into the …Continue Reading MassDOT: Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements
MassDOT to Expand Pothole Tracking Program posted on Feb 17
MassDOT has announced that it is in the process of expanding its new, innovative pothole information program which was piloted in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts over the past year and includes an online MassDOT Potholes Dashboard that provides data to the public. This …Continue Reading MassDOT to Expand Pothole Tracking Program
Baker-Polito Administration Announces First Municipal Small Bridge Program Awards posted on Feb 16
Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, municipal leaders, and MassDOT officials today announced the first two awards through the Baker-Polito Administration’s Municipal Small Bridge Program. A ceremony was held in Lenox to award a total of $750,000 to the towns of Washington and Blandford for small bridge …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces First Municipal Small Bridge Program Awards