Transportation

Looking for Volunteer Drivers

Looking for Volunteer Drivers

GOOD DEEDS, GOOD DRIVERS
Looking for Volunteer Drivers
Please Call RTP: 774-2666 ext. 110
Mileage Reimbursed up to $0.41 per mile. 
If you are over 21, have, a safe driving record, and want to make a difference…
Please Call RTP: 774-2666 ext. 110 
Online at www.rtprides.org
 

Open Forum on Train maintenance and layover facility June 23rd

Senator Stan Gerzofsky has set up a public forum for neighbors with Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) and MaineDOT to provide information regarding the construction of a train layover facility in Brunswick and address local concerns.  In response to concerns expressed by residents living near the proposed maintenance facility in Brunswick, Senator Gerzofsky has agreed to help facilitate a series of public forums intended to provide information to the public regarding project. 

This is the first of several public forum where there will be an opportunity for residents to voice their concerns and lea

New Meadows Bridge in West Bath and Ramps on Merrymeeting Bay Bridge to close temporarily

Ramp C (Route 1 North to Route 196 West) of the Merrymeeting Bay Bridge
will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, June 8th at 5 A.M. in order
for the contractor to complete work that was delayed due to the heavy
rains earlier in the spring.  It is expected that the ramp will reopen
by 5 A.M. Thursday, June 9th.   Motorists should plan to use Pleasant
Street, turning left onto Maine Street/Route 24 during the 24-hour closure.

Ramp B (Route 196 East to Route 1 North) of the Merrymeeting Bay Bridge
will be closed to all traffic on Thursday, June 9th at 7 PM.  It is
expected that the ramp will reopen by 10 A.M. Friday, June 10th. 
Motorists should plan to use Maine Street/Route 24 during the closure.

In addition, New Meadows Road Bridge over U.S. Route 1 in West Bath will
be closed to traffic at 8 P.M. on Thursday, June 9th until 6 A.M. on
Friday, June 10th and then again on Friday, June 10th at 8 P.M.

Financial Program for Teens: Buying Your First Car.

Financial Program for Teens: Buying Your First Car.

 

You finished Driver’s Ed,  got your learner’s permit, and have a date set to take your test. Now what? It is time to think about buying your first car. Scary thought but we are here to help!

Get all your questions answered on Thursday June 2 at 6:30pm in the Morrell Meeting Room at our first financial program for teens: Buying Your First Car.

Learn how to tell a lemon from a reliable vehicle, find the cheapest yet best insurance, discover what those monthly payments might look like depending on how you want to pay for your new wheels, and what are some hidden costs of owning your first car.

Spring 2011 Walk & Bike to School Events in Your Neighborhood

• Auburn, The Walton School, Walk to School Day, May 5
• Biddeford, Community Bicycle Center, Monthly Walk & Bike to School Wednesdays, starting April 6
• Bridgton, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Walk & Bike to School Day, May 17
• Brunswick, Jordan Acres Elementary School, Monthly Walk & Bike to School Thursdays, starting May 5
• Brunswick, Longfellow Elementary School, Monthly Walk & Bike to School Days, all year
• Bucksport, Miles Lane School, Walk to School Day, May 13
• Calais Elementary School, Walking School Bus, Tuesdays & Thursdays starting April 26
• Camden, Camden-Rockport Middle School, Walk & Bike to School Day, May 18
• Cutler, Bay Ridge Elementary School, Daily Walk & Ride to School Days, June 13 – 17
• Dresden Elementary School, Grades 3 -5 School Bike Trek, May 25
• Eagle Lake Elementary School, Walk & Bike to School Day, May 25
• Falmouth,

Governor's Tea @ the Blaine House in Augusta

Governor's Tea @ the Blaine House in Augusta
On Wednesday, May 4, 2011, Governor Paul Lepage and the United Bikers of Maine will be celebrating Motorcycle Safety and Awareness month. The theme for this year is "Did You See Me". Distracted driving has become a major hazard to motorcyclists but also bicycles, pediatricians and other vehicles.   Lets step up the awareness of distracted drivers and make our highways a safer place to travel.   http://www.ubm-usa.org/  

Spring Cleaning in Downtown Brunswick

Brunswick Downtown Association's annual Clean Sweep Downtown

Saturday, May 14,  8:00 a.m. – noon. 

Volunteers are needed to assist in sweeping, weeding, and mulching.  Tools are provided; please bring your own gloves.  Register in advance by email to director@brunswickdownton.org  or sign up on the 14th in front of Senter Place and Cool as a Moose on Maine Street. 

Rain date, Sunday, May 15.