Joint Committee onTransportation

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 109C
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1350
House Information
Room 134
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2400
It shall be the duty of the committee on Transportation to consider all matters concerning the development, operation, regulation and control of all means of transportation in the air, on land or in the water, the imposition of tolls on tunnels or bridges and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
Mar 20 2015 11:30 AM Chapter 90

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Completed A-1
Mar 30 2015 1:30 PM Joint Committee on Transportation (no topics published)   Completed B-2
Mar 31 2015 11:00 AM Joint Committee on Transportation (no topics published)   Completed A-1
Apr 27 2015 10:00 AM Joint Committee on Transportation (no topics published)   Completed A-1
May 11 2015 1:00 PM H3347 - Gov. Baker bill on MBTA

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
May 27 2015 6:00 PM Hearing at Tufts University on H3347 - Gov. Baker MBTA legislation

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Completed Cohen Auditorium
Jul 15 2015 1:00 PM Driver’s education; motor vehicle operations; commercial vehicles; tunnel safety; agriculture

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Completed A-1
Jul 23 2015 10:00 AM Road & bridge namings; license suspension and renewal; alternative fuel vehicles/emissions

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Completed A-2
Oct 6 2015 10:00 AM Distracted Driving and Speed Limits

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Oct 20 2015 10:00 AM Trucking, Police, Responders, and Dig Safe

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Completed B-2
Nov 9 2015 10:00 AM Motorcycles; school bus safety; miscellaneous

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Completed A-1
Dec 2 2015 10:00 AM Oversight Hearing Concerning MassDOT Capital Budget/Expenditures

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Dec 3 2015 2:00 PM Distinctive Plates; REAL-ID; Miscellaneous

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Jan 6 2016 10:00 AM Bicycle and pedestrian safety; historic/mile markers; disabled parking; value capture; miscellaneous

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Jan 7 2016 10:00 AM Joint Committee on Transportation (no topics published)   Completed A-2
Feb 2 2016 12:15 PM Boating; Local; Miscellaneous

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Feb 10 2016 10:00 AM Boating; Local; Miscellaneous

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Feb 23 2016 2:00 PM MassDOT Oversight on Asset Management System

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Feb 24 2016 2:00 PM Chapter 90; Electric Vehicles; Finance; MassDOT; Massport; MBTA; Miscellaneous

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Feb 29 2016 10:00 AM ALPRs; Junior Operator Licenses; Tolls

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Mar 7 2016 10:00 AM Fiscal and Management Control Board - Oversight on Annual Report

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Mar 7 2016 2:00 PM RMV; Licenses

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Mar 8 2016 10:00 AM Safe Driving; REAL ID

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Jun 21 2016 12:00 PM An Act concerning speed limits in the city of Boston

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Jul 7 2016 10:00 AM An Act relative to sight-seeing vehicle safety

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Completed B-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
S.1895  An Act further strengthening public safety by reducing unlicensed, uninsured driving by OUI offenders  James E. Timilty   Adverse 
H.4268  An Act relative to a certain road in the city of Boston  Russell E. Holmes   Favorable 
H.4384  An Act financing improvements to municipal roads and bridges  Joint Committee on Transportation   Redraft 
H.4470  An Act relative to speed limits  Joint Committee on Transportation   Redraft 
S.2456  An Act relative to sight-seeing vehicle safety  Joint Committee on Transportation   Redraft 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.3043  An Act An act relative to expired licenses  Christopher M. Markey    6/29/2016  Scheduled For 3/7/2016 2:00:00 PM  
H.2985  An Act relative to safe driving  Tricia Farley-Bouvier 
Patricia D. Jehlen  
3/11/2015  Scheduled For 3/8/2016 10:00:00 AM  
H.3814  An Act to permitting the issuance of REAL ID-compliant licenses and identification cards  Charles D. Baker    10/19/2015  Scheduled For 12/3/2015 2:00:00 PM  
H.4152  An Act regulating motor vehicle exhaust sound levels  William C. Galvin    3/31/2016   
H.4349  An Act concerning speed limits in the city of Boston  Daniel J. Hunt    5/31/2016  Scheduled For 6/21/2016 12:00:00 PM  
H.4482  An Act renaming a certain bridge over the Merrimack River on Interstate 95  James M. Kelcourse 
Leonard Mirra  
7/11/2016   
H.4588  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Boston as the Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and Brian Arredondo memorial bridge  Jeffrey Sánchez    8/22/2016   
S.2399  An Act relative to handicapped placards  Richard J. Ross    6/30/2016  Scheduled For 7/7/2016 10:00:00 AM  
S.2480  An Act designating a certain bridge in the city of Fall River as the Tom Tetrault Bridge  Michael J. Rodrigues    8/11/2016