Maine Trails magazine – October-November 2020

By |2021-01-12T14:25:44-05:00December 10th, 2020|Home Page, Magazine|

IN THIS ISSUE The $45 million bridge bundle, by Glenn Adams  Big Plans: The Shaw brothers build a legacy, by Kathryn Buxton ALSO ‘MacGyver’ mode: Maine and other states scramble to offset pandemic revenue losses Shiver me timbers. MBTA members raise $48,000 for scholarships and Infrastructure Fund at virtual cruise Strengthening infrastructure and partnerships: The Transportation Infrastructure Durability ...

70th Maine Transportation Conference to be held virtually December 1 – 3, 2020

By |2020-12-01T10:39:21-05:00December 1st, 2020|Home Page, Member News, News Release|

Unexpected Detours: Smooth sailing through rocky waters Transportation leaders from around Maine and the country will gather virtually for the 70th Maine Transportation Conference that begins Tuesday, December 1 at 3 p.m. This year, more than 400 transportation professionals throughout the region will participate in a series of live and pre-recorded sessions addressing a range ...

Maine Trails magazine – August-September 2020 issue

By |2020-12-10T08:39:27-05:00October 1st, 2020|Home Page, Magazine|

IN THIS ISSUE Straight Shooter: Remembering Jim Sargent, By Glenn Adams Doing durable good. The Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center at UMaine, By Kathryn Buxton ALSO Maine better - MBTA members Orion Breen and Patrick Brady set out to interview the candidates in November's election,  By Ian Ward Getting younger: Hiring, engaging and retaining young professionals ...

Maine Trails magazine – June-July 2020

By |2020-12-10T08:55:20-05:00October 1st, 2020|Magazine|

IN THIS ISSUE What it means to be essential - Maine transportation during the pandemic, By Glenn Adams The Rowley Agency: Honesty, integrity and professionalism ALSO Question 2 passes: Voters approve $105 million bond Heavy load: Maine’s motorcoach industry hit hard by pandemic, By Kathryn Buxton New TRIP report targets needs in rural Maine

Van Note, Mills speak at MBTA’s first virtual annual meeting

By |2020-07-15T13:04:11-04:00July 10th, 2020|Home Page, Member News, News Release|

More than 165 members celebrate organization's 81st year MaineDOT Commissioner Bruce Van Note (left) and Maine Turnpike Authority Executive Director Peter Mills at the July 9 MBTA Annual Meeting. MaineDOT Commissioner Bruce Van Note and Maine Turnpike Authority Executive Director Peter Mills headlined a panel discussion at MBTA's 81st Annual Meeting, July 9, ...

COVID-19 Updates

By |2020-06-01T17:07:49-04:00March 24th, 2020|Home Page, News Release|

MBTA COVID-19 Updates June 1, 2020→ Commissioner Van Note invites MBTA members to discuss project additions and future outlook May 21, 2020→ MaineDOT Announces Additional Capital Projects May 13, 2020→ Congress must act to relieve state DOT budget shortfalls! May 8, 2020→ Governor Mills announces “Rural Reopening” April 28, 2020→ Maine fuel tax receipts down ...

COVID-19 Update

By |2020-03-16T17:05:10-04:00March 16th, 2020|Home Page, News Release|

Message from MBTA President Paul Bradbury on COVID-19 3/16/2020 Please know that the Staff and Board of the Maine Better Transportation Association continue to monitor issues related to COVID-19. While there has been ample media coverage on the situation, some more accurate than others, we are following the recommendations of Maine and US CDC in order ...

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