Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice  RTA Council Meeting - 04/26/23

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Overview   of RTA Council Meeting - 04/26/23

MassDOT Transportation Board Room, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA
Zoom Webinar hosted by MassDOT Rail & Transit Division

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After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar, including call-in options. This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (e.g. interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, live captioning, videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity & Civil Rights Officer by phone at (857) 368-8580, TTD/TTY at (857) 266-0603, fax (857) 368-0602 or by email to Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten business days before the meeting.

In an effort to provide effective opportunities for public comment and engagement while protecting the health and safety of the public and the employees of MassDOT and the RTAs, public comment will only be taken in writing. All comments received at least one hour before the start of the meeting will be shared with the RTA Council members, respectively, and during the Public Comment Period indicated on the agenda below. Email comments to, or mail comments to the MassDOT Rail & Transit Division:

C/O Elizabeth McCarthy
10 Park Plaza; Suite 4160
Boston, MA 02116


Item 1: Introductions

  • Introduction of RTA Council members

Item 2: RTA Priorities

  • Discussion of current issues and items impacting regional transit in MA, including, but not limited to:
    • Ongoing RTA workforce shortage and compensation concerns
    • CDL licensing issues
    • Capital funding availability
    • RTA fleet electrification & funding availability
    • Schedule for upcoming RTA Council meetings

Item 3: Public Comment

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