MassDOT RMV Registrar Rachel Kaprielian joined Mary Elizabeth Heffernan, Secretary of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS), to kick off the 2010 "Dance. Don't Chance" statewide teen safe driving video contest.
The " Dance. Don't Chance" video contest by EOPSS in partnership with the RMV aims to make the prom/graduation season safer.
Teens write, produce and submit 60-second video on safe driving and avoiding underage drinking, which can be used to help keep other teens in Massachusetts safer during prom/graduation season and year-round.
The winning video is posted on YouTube. The winning school receives a Dream Prom package provided by contest sponsors.
Learn more about the contest.
Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Apr 16
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Heavy traffic is expected due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon Monday, April 21. The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy holiday weekends is …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel
Freight Rail Grants Announced posted on Apr 14
The Patrick Administration today announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). The IRAP funding for the seven projects is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector …Continue Reading Freight Rail Grants Announced
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacement Public Hearings posted on Apr 14
MassDOT will host Design Public Hearings in Fall River and New Bedford on the 25% design of four bridge replacements along the future South Coast Rail route. The bridge replacements will provide fast and tangible benefits to help expanding freight service and will also be …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacement Public Hearings