MA Carpool Program

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the Department of Transportation of Massachusetts.
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From: Mary Connaughton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1) The number of applicants for the MA Carpool Program ( Jan 2015-current
2) Amount of revenue generated by said program for the same time period
3) Any reports/policy concerning violations/abuse of said program for the same time period

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.

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Mary Connaughton

From: Diaz-Gonzalez, Nelly (DOT)

Mrs. Connaughton,

Attached please find response letter dated November 10, 2015 which was also mailed to you via First Class Mail.

Nelly I. Diaz-Gonzalez
Administrative Assistant II
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Office of the General Counsel
10 Park Plaza, Suite 3510
Boston, MA 02116
(857) 368-8761

From: Department of Transportation

A copy of documents responsive to the request.