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Maine Trails Feb-Mar 23

Feb-Mar Maine Trails

In this Issue

9 Forces of nature. We’re going to need a lot more Pauls, Eldons, Kens, and Rons to meet the challenges ahead.
By Tony Grande

11 Upcoming MBTA events.

13 A digest of recent transportation news.

14 Passionate. Honoring former MBTA President Paul Koziell By Betty Adams

24 The Maine Ferry Service secures $33 million in federal grants.

27 View to the future. MBTA Board of Directors tours UMaine’s new Ferland
Design Center and “printed house.”

33 He means business. MBTA’s Maria Fuentes talks with Dana Connors about
roads, politics and business in Maine.

37 Main Line Fence honored. Yarmouth Lions name the company ‘Business of the Year.’

39 Hard Hats with Heart. MEMIC teams up with Heart Association to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease.

47 Our team leaders. Meet the heads of MaineDOT’s bureaus. By Nina Fisher

55 Everyone’s a comedian. Even in the early days, Maine Good Roads Association’s annual meetings were
collegial and fun.

ON THE COVER: Former MBTA President and CPM Constructors President Paul Koziell.

April 25th, 2023|Categories: Home Page, Magazine, News Release|

Maine better talks infrastructure with Senator Angus King

Maine better – Angus King.

This is a must-see! MBTA’s Patrick Brady and Orion Breen talk infrastructure and funding with Maine’s U.S. Senator Angus King. The interview comes on the eve of the announcement that the White House has negotiated a bipartisan deal for a big infrastructure bill.

Thanks so much to Brady and Breen for this fun and informative interview — and for Senator King for helping this important legislation come together.

June 27th, 2021|Categories: Home Page, News Release, Uncategorized|

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

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 of technical and policy topics, including how the industry is continuing its “essential” work during the pandemic.

The conference keynote speaker Carol Martsolf, vice president and chief learning officer of Urban Engineers, will speak on December 1 at 3:30 p.m. about Navigating the Sea of Change: We all rise together. Other speakers include former White House Chief of Staff and New Hampshire Governor John Sununu and Jim Tymon, executive director of the American Association or State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). At 11 a.m. tomorrow, conference co-host, the Maine Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), will release its 2020 Infrastructure Report Card.

A full agenda is available online at

WHEN: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 through Thursday, December 3, 2020

WHERE: Live sessions will be at:

Pre-recorded session will be made available at:

WHO: The conference is hosted by the Maine Better Transportation, MaineDOT

December 1st, 2020|Categories: Home Page, Member News, News Release|
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