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Transportation Plans: Maine's 3-Year Transportation Work Plan & How The Pandemic Has Changed Plans

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Maine Department of Transportation Commissioner Bruce Van Note joins us to discuss the state’s newly released three-year transportation plan. We’ll learn about projects, large and small, that are proposed for all regions of the state. We’ll also discuss how, despite Mainers driving less because of the pandemic, transportation infrastructure continues to affect just about all aspects of life.

Guests

Bruce Van Note, commissioner, Maine Department of Transportation

Bill Diamond, D-Cumberland, Maine state senator; chair, Transportation Committee

Peter Mills, executive director, Maine Turnpike Authority

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Cindy helps produce Maine Public's live call-in show Maine Calling, and sometimes hosts the show—as well as the All Books Considered Book Club. Her first foray into journalism after graduating from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism was to intern with CNN in China in the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre. She then worked in print journalism over the decades, as a factchecker, writer and editor, with publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times Magazine to the magazine of the National Zoo to a food trends magazine.