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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Transportation

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Event Date:3/12/2012

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MBTA, Railroads, Boating Issues, Miscellaneous

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S396 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 396) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation to improve pedestrian safety on Park Drive [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture]. Steven A. Tolman
2 H3517 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3517) of Alice K. Wolf relative to vehicles being operated in funeral processions. Transportation. Alice K. Wolf
3 H904 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, petition (accompanied by Bill, House, No. 00904) of William N. Brownsberger and Sean Garballey relaitve to crosswalks errected and maintained on a public way. Joint Committee on Transportation. William N. Brownsberger
4 H906 By Mr. William N. Brownsberger of Belmont, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00906) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation to exempt certain seniors from the payment of MBTA fares. Joint Committee on Transportation. William N. Brownsberger
5 H907 By Mr. Brownsberger of Belmont, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 907) of William N. Brownsberger and others relative to reducing permitted idling times for certain motor vehicles. Transportation. William N. Brownsberger
6 H909 By Mr. James M. Cantwell of Marshfield, petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 00909) of James M. Cantwell that the Department of Public Works be directed to publish a schedule for the construction of Route 3 between the towns of Weymouth and Plymouth. Joint Committee on Transportation. James M. Cantwell
7 H924 By Mr. Timothy R. Madden of Nantucket, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00924) of Kevin Kuros and others for legislation to exempt new motor vehicles from maintenance and emissions inspections. Joint Committee on Transportation. Timothy R. Madden
8 H930 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of Aaron Michlewitz relative to the purchase of tunnel safety insurance by the Executive Office of Transportation. Transportation. Aaron Michlewitz
9 H931 By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 931) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr. that the Department of Highways be authorized to expend a certain amount of money for an investigation and study of noise pollution along Route 290 in the town of Northborough. Transportation. Harold P. Naughton, Jr.
10 H938 By Ms. Kathi-Anne Reinstein of Revere, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00938) of Thomas Kennedy and Kathi-Anne Reinstein relative to eliminating transit fares for certain members of the armed forces and their dependents. Joint Committee on Transportation. Kathi-Anne Reinstein
11 H943 By Mr. Tom Sannicandro of Ashland, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00943) of Chris Walsh and Tom Sannicandro for legislation to protect the rights of passengers on commuter rail trains. Joint Committee on Transportation. Tom Sannicandro
12 H950 By Mr. Todd M. Smola of Palmer, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00950) of Todd M. Smola for legislation to set aside a certain sum of money by the Highway Department for the repair and preservation of historic markers . Joint Committee on Transportation. Todd M. Smola
13 H958 By Ms. Alice K. Wolf of Cambridge, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 00958) of Kevin G. Honan and others relative to increasing motor vehicle fines by municipalities. Joint Committee on Transportation. Alice K. Wolf
14 H1801 By Mr. Linsky of Natick, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1801) of David Paul Linsky and Bruce E. Tarr relative to clarifying violations that occur while driving with a hardship license. Transportation. David Paul Linsky
15 H1803 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1803) of Aaron Michlewitz and Anthony W. Petruccelli relative to the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Transportation. Aaron Michlewitz
16 H1805 By Representative O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Chandler, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1805) of James J. O'Day and Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to place Paul X. Tivnan Drive in the towns of Boylston and West Boylston under the jurisdiction of the Department of Highways. Transportation. James J. O'Day
Harriette L. Chandler
17 H1814 By Mr. Walter F. Timilty of Milton, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01814) of Walter F. Timilty relative to the use of the Neponset Valley Parkway in the town of Milton. Joint Committee on Transportation. Walter F. Timilty
18 H1818 By Ms. Marty Walz of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01818) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to transportation services to historic areas. Joint Committee on Transportation. Martha M. Walz
19 H1819 By Ms. Marty Walz of Boston, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01819) of Marty Walz relative to renaming the "Copley Station" and the "Science Park Station" by the Massachusetts Bay Transportaion Authority. Joint Committee on Transportation. Martha M. Walz
20 H2630 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2630) of Ayers for legislation to regulate the training and supervision of snowmobiles Joint Committee on Transportation. Bruce J. Ayers
21 H2635 By Mr. Cusack of Braintree, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2635) of Brodeur and Cusack relative to local zoning ordinances and above ground advertising of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Joint Committee on Transportation. Mark J. Cusack
22 H2637 By Mr. Fennell of Lynn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2637) of Cabral and Fennell for legislation to regulate motorized scooters Joint Committee on Transportation. Robert F. Fennell
23 H2639 By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2639) of Sean Garballey that the Department of Highways conduct a comprehensive analysis on vehicle speed and pedestrian safety on Route 60 in the town of Arlington. Transportation. Sean Garballey
24 H2646 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2646) of Timilty and Kafka for legislation to expand the "the ride" service of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to communities within twenty-five miles of the city of Boston Joint Committee on Transportation. Louis L. Kafka
25 H2647 By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2647) of Kafka relative to the period of time allowed for driving with an expired license Joint Committee on Transportation. Louis L. Kafka
26 H2652 By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2652) of Kocot relative to providing for the reimbursement to cities and towns of the cost of the motor fuels excise tax Joint Committee on Transportation. Peter V. Kocot
27 H2653 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2653) of Elizabeth A. Malia and Jeffrey Sánchez relative to the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority to acquire certain land located in the city of Boston. Transportation. Elizabeth A. Malia
28 H2655 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2655) of Dykema and others for legislation to preserve the right of way for the North/South rail link Joint Committee on Transportation. Jerald A. Parisella
29 H2656 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2656) of Dykema and others for legislation to authorize certain veterans to use facilities of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and regional transit authorities without cost to such veterans Joint Committee on Transportation. Jerald A. Parisella
30 H2657 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2657) of Jerald A. Parisella and Frederick E. Berry that the Highway Department create a timeline for interchange improvements along Route 128 from the city of Peabody to the town of Gloucester. Transportation. Jerald A. Parisella
31 H2660 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2660) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to promote the building of more modern transportation systems. Transportation. Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.
32 H2661 By Mr. Smith of Everett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2661) of [petitioners] relative to providing Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority fare reductions to persons sixty-two years of age and older Joint Committee on Transportation. Stephen Stat Smith
33 H2663 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2663) of Dwyer and Stanley relative to local zoning ordinances and above ground advertising of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Joint Committee on Transportation. Thomas M. Stanley
34 H3070 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3070) of Ayers relative to the soundproofing program of the Massachusetts Port Authority Joint Committee on Transportation. Bruce J. Ayers
35 H3084 By Mr. Parisella of Beverly (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3084) of [petitioners] for legislation to direct the Secretary for Administration and Finance to conduct an actuarial study of the MBTA retirement fund Joint Committee on Transportation. Jerald A. Parisella
36 H3087 By Mr. Rogers of Norwood, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3087) of Rogers for legislation to require the department of highways to acquire a certain portion of Brook Street and Willet Pond Dam in the town of Norwood by eminent domain Joint Committee on Transportation. John H. Rogers
37 H3088 By Mr. Scaccia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3088) of Michlewitz and Scaccia relative to including bicycles in the law under the law regulating moving vehicles on roadways and at intersections Joint Committee on Transportation. Angelo M. Scaccia
38 H3092 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3092) of Wagner relative to the establishment of a motor carrier advisory council Joint Committee on Transportation. Joseph F. Wagner
39 H3093 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3093) of Wagner relative to further regulating expenditures made from the Highway Fund Joint Committee on Transportation. Joseph F. Wagner
40 H3094 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3094) of Joseph F. Wagner relative to railroad crossings. Transportation. Joseph F. Wagner
41 H3211 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3211) of Ayers for legislation to direct the Massachusetts Port Authority to make noise abatement payments to the cities of Quincy and Weymouth and the towns of Cohasset, Hingham, Hull and Scituate Joint Committee on Transportation. Bruce J. Ayers
42 H3213 By Mr. Fresolo of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3213) of John P. Fresolo for legislation to further regulate vehicles for hire. Transportation. John P. Fresolo
43 H3248 By Mr. Wagner of Chicopee, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3248) of Joseph F. Wagner relative to establishing the Massachusetts transportation infrastructure revolving fund. Transportation. Joseph F. Wagner
44 H3304 By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3304) of Bruce J. Ayers and Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to provide improved access to taxicabs for persons with disabilities. Transporation. Bruce J. Ayers
45 H3390 By Messrs. Dempsey of Haverhill and Golden of Lowell, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3390) of Brian S. Dempsey and Thomas A. Golden, Jr. relative to the use of alternating flashing headlights and fog lights by contracted vehicles in a funeral procession. Transportation. Brian S. Dempsey
Thomas A. Golden, Jr.
46 H3449 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3449) of Benjamin Swan (with the approval of the mayor and city council) relative to authorizing vintage grand prix auto racing in the city of Springfield. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.] Benjamin Swan
47 H3576 By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of James J. O'Day for legislation to provide motor vehicle insurance special investigators with access to registry of motor vehicle photographs. Transportation. James J. O'Day
48 H3634 relative to tolls on the Tobin/Mystic River Bridge and Sumner Tunnel Kathi-Anne Reinstein
49 H3872 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. [BILL NUMBER]) of Alice Hanlon Peisch further regulating nontransparent window material. Transportation. Alice Hanlon Peisch
50 H3962 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi and others for legislation to require drivers employed by companies transporting students to submit to alcohol and drug testing. Transportation. Anne M. Gobi
51 S395 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 395) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation concerning lanes on Storrow Drive [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture]. Steven A. Tolman
52 S398 By Mr. Tolman, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 398) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation to study traffic patterns on Greenough Boulevard in Watertown [Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture]. Steven A. Tolman
53 S1727 By Mr. Brewer, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1727) of Brewer for legislation to establish a special commission to identify, preserve and commemorate historic roadways in Massachusetts [Joint Committee on Transportation]. Stephen M. Brewer
54 S1729 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1729) of Harriette L. Chandler, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Thomas P. Kennedy, Sal N. DiDomenico and others for legislation to provide certain medical information on drivers licenses. Transportation. Harriette L. Chandler
55 S1730 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1730) of Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation relative to transit-oriented development at the Arborway Yard. Transportation. Sonia Chang-Diaz
56 S1737 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1737) of Susan C. Fargo for legislation to promote healthy transportation planning. Transportation. Susan C. Fargo
57 S1738 By Ms. Fargo, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1738) of Susan C. Fargo, Jennifer E. Benson and Denise Provost for legislation relative to child passenger safety. Transportation. Susan C. Fargo
58 S1740 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1740) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Stephen L. DiNatale, James B. Eldridge, Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others for legislation relative to police pursuits in the Commonwealth. Transportation. Jennifer L. Flanagan
59 S1743 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1743) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation for denial of driver's licenses for truants. Transportation. John Hart, Jr.
60 S1745 By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1745) of Robert L. Hedlund, David T. Vieira, Bruce E. Tarr and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to allow hybrid and alternate fuel vehicles in hov-designated highway lanes. Transportation. Robert L. Hedlund
61 S1751 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1751) of Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge and Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to require the posting of certain street signs. Transportation. Patricia D. Jehlen
62 S1752 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1752) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to eliminate the use of capital funds for operating and personnel expenses. . Transportation. Brian A. Joyce
63 S1753 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1753) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to the protection of pedestrians at crosswalks. Transportation. Brian A. Joyce
64 S1755 By Mr. Keenan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1755) of John F. Keenan, Bruce J. Ayers and Tackey Chan for legislation relative to directing the Massachusetts Bay transportation Authority to install sound barriers in Quincy and Braintree. Transportation. John F. Keenan
65 S1756 By Mr. Keenan, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1756) of Moore and Keenan for legislation relative to the transfer of boat registration between family members [Joint Committee on Transportation]. John F. Keenan
66 S1762 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1762) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to facilitate the completion of the New Bedford/Fall River commuter rail extension project. Transportation. Mark C. Montigny
67 S1767 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1767) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to pedestrian safety. Transportation. Michael O. Moore
68 S1768 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1768) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to snow and recreational vehicle titles. Transportation. Michael O. Moore
69 S1769 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1769) of Michael O. Moore and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation realtive to out of state mooring. Transportation. Michael O. Moore
70 S1776 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1776) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation relative to safe transportation infrastructure. Transportation. Marc R. Pacheco
71 S1780 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1780) of Anthony W. Petruccelli for legislation to reduce emissions from idling. Transportation. Anthony W. Petruccelli
72 S1784 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1784) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Daniel B. Winslow for legislation to reduce car emissions. Transportation. Richard J. Ross
73 S1786 By Mr. Ross, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1786) of Richard J. Ross, Sean Garballey, Robert L. Hedlund, Michael R. Knapik and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish senior citizen safety zones. Transportation. Richard J. Ross
74 S1790 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1790) of Karen E. Spilka, Tom Sannicandro and Chris Walsh for legislation to assist towns to create quiet zones for at-grade rail crossings. Transportation. Karen E. Spilka
75 S1793 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1793) of Karen E. Spilka, Carolyn C. Dykema, Richard J. Ross, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative To fairness and equity In regional transportation planning. Transportation. Karen E. Spilka
76 S1794 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1794) of Bruce E. Tarr, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Bradley H. Jones, Jr., Richard T. Moore and others for legislation to verify the effectiveness of flagmen. Transportation. Bruce E. Tarr
77 S1803 By Mr. Timilty, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1803) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to the use of road flaggers and police details on public works projects. Transportation. James E. Timilty
78 S1805 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1805) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation relative to a commuter rail stop in Allston-Brighton. Transportation. Steven A. Tolman
79 S1806 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1806) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation relative to labor relations governing commuter rail employers working within the boundaries of the Commonwealth. Transportation. Steven A. Tolman
80 S1807 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1807) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation to maintain the classification of commuter rail workers. Transportation. Steven A. Tolman
81 S1808 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1808) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation to provide counseling services and medical leave for crew members of a railroad compnay involved in an accident resulting in loss of life or serious bodily injury. Transportation. Steven A. Tolman
82 S1809 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1809) of Steven A. Tolman and Sean Garballey for legislation to reinstitute the night owl program. Transportation. Steven A. Tolman
83 S1811 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1811) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation relative to first aid kits and fire extinguishers on trains. Transportation. Steven A. Tolman
84 S1812 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1812) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation relative to the safe operation of trains. Transportation. Steven A. Tolman
85 S1908 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. s01908) of Gale D. Candaras for legislation (with the approval of the mayor and city council) to authorize vintage grand prix auto racing in the city of Springfield. [Local Approval Received.] [Transportation]. Gale D. Candaras
86 S2024 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2024) of Michael O. Moore (with approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to allow the city of Worcester to utilize video cameras to enforce certain traffic violations. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.] Michael O. Moore
87 H3966 By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Demetrius J. Atsalis for legislation to designate a certain bridge connecting the towns of Dennis and Yarmouth as the United States Marine Corporal Nicholas G. Xiarhos Bridge. Transportation. Demetrius J. Atsalis
88 H3970 By Representative Cabral of New Bedford and Senator Montigny, a joint petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Antonio F. D. Cabral, Mark Montigny and others for legislation to designate a portion of the "New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge" as the Roland J. Hebert Bridge. Transportation. Antonio F. D. Cabral
Mark C. Montigny
89 H2986 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2986) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others for legislation to create a rail transit fund from certain increased assessments and vehicle emissions classifications. Revenue. Antonio F. D. Cabral
90 H3852 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3852) of Alice K. Wolf and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to authorize the city of Cambridge to impose and increase fines for certain traffic related violations in said city. Transportation. [Local Approval Received.] Alice K. Wolf
91 S2169 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2169) of Richard T. Moore, Kevin J. Kuros and Peter J. Durant for legislation to designate a certain portion of Route 197 in the town of Dudley as the Anthony B. DiDonato, Sr. Memorial Highway. Transportation. Richard T. Moore
92 S2170 By Mr. Moore, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2170) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to designate the birthplace of Michael Bartlett in the town of Oxford. Transportation. Richard T. Moore

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