E-ZPass Data Requests, Subpoenas, and Policy

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Department of Transportation of Massachusetts.
Tracking # 13-0770
Status
Completed

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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of any and all law enforcement, legal, private investigative and other formal and informal requests for E-ZPass and other toll collected data, as well as any logs kept of these requests and policies around handling these requests.

I also request copies of any agreements or Memorandums of Understanding for data sharing, in bulk or on a case-by-case basis, E-ZPass data with third-party law enforcement, other government agencies, and non-governmental groups.

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 MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.

Sincerely,

Michael Morisy

From: Department of Transportation

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #13-0770.

Thank you for your help.

From: Diaz-Gonzalez, Nelly (DOT)

Hi Mike,

Attorney who is handling this request would like to know if there is a time frame on the information that you are looking for regarding this request?
Thanks,

Nelly I. Diaz-Gonzalez
Administrative Assistant II
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Office of the General Counsel
10 Park Plaza, Suite 3510
Boston, MA 02116-3969
*Phone: 857-368-8761
www.mass.gov/massdot

From: Department of Transportation

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Department of Transportation

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Department of Transportation

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: Department of Transportation

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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