Press Releases
Author: MBTA - Created: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Maine Better Transportation Press Releases

What Maine’s new governor, legislature should know about transportation
Group releases four-point ‘funding guidebook’ to address transportation shortfalls
 
Maine is in the midst of a transportation crisis - and we need strong leaders at the Blaine House and in the Maine Legislature to help address the state’s deteriorating transportation infrastructure.  The Maine Better Transportation Association (MBTA) has prepared a four-point policy paper with recommendations it hopes will serve as a transportation funding guidebook for incoming elected officials.

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Woman’s $1000 woeful tale wins ‘Worst Road in Maine’ contest
 
Seven other roads singled out as among Maine’s worst
 
AUGUSTA, ME – In the end, it was Martha Jordan’s frustration and a dangerous encounter with a particularly bad pothole that got the attention of judges and won her entry – Route 219 from Turner to Leeds – the dubious title of “Worst Road in Maine.” Jordan’s photos and her story of a bent rim, busted tire, lost wheel bearing and $1,000 repair bill comprised one of many entries from all corners of state.

 

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What’s the worst road in Maine?

• Facebook contest to identify worst road in Maine draws more than 1,000 fans

• More photos/video entries needed before $250 car repair prize awarded

What’s the worst road you’ve seen and do you have a photo or video of it? FixMaineRoads.org (or facebook.com/FixMaineRoads) wants to know.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 12, 2009
 
For information, contact Maria Fuentes,
207-622-0526 or 207-592-0227 or Paul Lariviere, 207-623-4883

Maine firms ‘shovel-ready and willing’
Transportation industry survey shows businesses have capacity to get projects underway quickly

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