Contracts between Massachusetts's Transportation and Boston Harbor Cru

Victor Castro filed this request with the Department of Transportation of Massachusetts.
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From: Victor Castro

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the state Freedom of Information Act, G.L.M. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

A full copy of all contracts and written agreements between Massachusetts's Transportation and the following companies:

Boston Harbor Cruises
Water Transportation Alternatives d/b/a Boston's Best Cruises
Joseph's Transportation
JBL Bus Lines

I also request full copies of ridership statistics, fare revenue and any other operation reports provided by these companies at the most detailed level available for the last 3 fiscal years.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Victor Castro


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 30, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MassDOT