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Healey-Driscoll Administration Swears In Transportation Funding Task Force Members  

2/29/2024 Massachusetts Department of Transportation


MassDOT and Fundación MAPFRE Announce High School Roadway Safety Public Service Contest   

2/15/2024 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Contest seeks to engage students and underscore the importance of driving safely. Deadline for contest submissions is March 29

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MassDOT Aeronautics Applies for $1 Million Federal Highway Administration AID Grant  

2/14/2024 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Second phase of UAS/drone-based digital system aims to help optimize MassDOT highway processes

Guest Post

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Keep Safety in Mind for Big Game Celebrations 

2/07/2024 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Whether you’re traveling to a watch party or having guests over to enjoy the Big Game, be sure to consider safety on football’s big day.

Press Release

Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces $50 Million Investment in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure  

2/07/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Programs include a curbside charging pilot for renters, expanded charging infrastructure for the state fleet, support for TNC charging needs, and mobile chargers for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles

Press Release

Healey-Driscoll Administration Appoints Andy Koziol as West-East Rail Director  

2/06/2024 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Koziol has more than 15 years of experience in transportation planning, including for passenger rail stations 

Press Release

Governor Healey and LG Driscoll Announce Municipal Relief Package to Help Local Government Deliver Critical Services and Improve Operations  

1/19/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Governor also announced new Chapter 90 legislation and significant new Local Aid for cities and towns to be included in Fiscal Year 2025 budget

Guest Post

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Navigating Icy Roads 

1/18/2024 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Driving in the winter can have many challenges, one of the more stressful of which may be “black ice.”

Press Release

 Healey-Driscoll Administration Issues Safety Reminders Ahead of Anticipated Winter Storm 

1/05/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Weather experts anticipate the first widespread, accumulating snow event of the season

Press Release

MassDOT Expands Multimodal Connectivity Across Massachusetts with 20 Miles of Shared Use Paths Opened in 2023 

1/05/2024 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

25 additional miles expected to open by end of 2024

Press Release

MassDOT Announces the Winners of the “Name A Snowplow” Contest   

12/22/2023 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Competition for Elementary and Middle School Students Helps Recognize the Dedication of Public Works Employees During the Winter Season

Press Release

MassDOT Launches Plans to Establish a Network of Reliable Fast Chargers for Electric Vehicles 

12/20/2023 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Request for Responses (RFR) issued seeking a vendor or vendors to evaluate locations, design, permit, build, operate, and maintain charging stations.

Press Release

Registry of Motor Vehicles Provides Update on Implementation of Work and Family Mobility Act  

12/19/2023 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

First Six Months of New Law Result in 91,961 New Learner’s Permits and 54,952 New Driver’s Licenses

Press Release

Advisory: Holiday Travel  

12/18/2023 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

No construction activities during holiday weekends; HOV lane from Boston to Quincy will open early, no scheduled closure of Sumner Tunnel