MassDOT and Registry of Motor Vehicles Registrar Rachel Kaprielian join the New England Organ Donor Bank in encouraging all Massachusetts License and ID holders to be an organ and tissue donor. If you are not yet a donor, you may sign up online for no fee at the RMV website.
According to the New England Organ Donor Bank, 17 people in the United States die each day waiting for organ transplants. There are nearly 100,000 patients waiting for an organ transplant in the U.S. and thousands more awaiting tissue transplants. A single donor can save or enhance the lives of as many as 50 people. Check out the video below with real-life stories about the importance of organ and tissue donation.
NHTSA Safety Reminder: Never Leave a Child Alone in a Car posted on Jul 31
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and partners today are raising awareness about heatstroke, one of the leading causes of death among children. The NHTSA says at least 17 children have already died this year from vehicular heatstroke. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash …Continue Reading NHTSA Safety Reminder: Never Leave a Child Alone in a Car
Fore River Bridge Project Milestone posted on Jul 29
The Fore River Bridge Replacement Project in Quincy-Weymouth continues during the summer of 2014 with installation of the permanent bridge components along with a new milestone: arrival of the new bridge steel sections. The view above shows the progress made at the Quincy tower location. …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Project Milestone
Green Line Extension: Public Meeting July 31 posted on Jul 28
A City of Somerville and MBTA Green Line Extension Public Meeting regarding Medford Street Bridge construction has been scheduled for the following: Thursday, July 31, 6:00pm, Public Safety Building, 220 Washington Street, Somerville. Green Line Extension construction is underway and will involve periodic traffic impacts …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Public Meeting July 31