Friday, March 03, 2017

Seaport Heliport Public Meeting

Update 2.14.17: According to a Boston Globe by Jon Chesto, GE no longer needs a new publicly accessible Boston helipad. View article.

2.13.17: Public comment deadline extended to March 17, 2017. Submission details below:

2.6.17: massDot postpones Monday February 6th meeting in order to allow the Heliport Working Group the appropriate time to evaluate and research the comments received on Monday, January 30, from residents, business owners and stakeholders.The Heliport Working Group greatly appreciates the public participation in this process and will continue to work with members of the community to evaluate additional sites suggested at the initial meeting before reconvening at a later date.

2.5.17: View presentation from 1/30th meeting and corrected public comment deadline to 2/17/17. Reminder: Final public meeting is Monday, February 6th (details below). All are encouraged to attend. 

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (massDOT) will host two public meetings seeking community input on a proposal to build a Heliport on the waterfront in Boston’s Seaport District. Officials from massDOT will present important discussion topics such as possible locations, air routes, and temporary and permanent design concepts.

Monday, January 30th
7 pm – 9 pm
Seaport World Trade Center
Amphitheatre - Mezzanine Level
View presentation


Monday, February 6th
2 pm – 4 pm
Massachusetts State House
Room - 428
24 Beacon Street

Your feedback is critical to this effort. Public comments may be sent to and to your elected officials: Senator Linda Dorcena ForryRepresentative Nick CollinsCity Council President Michelle WuCouncilor Bill Linehan, and Councilor-At-Large Michael Flaherty

Public comment period closes March 17, 2017.

For questions, comments or issues, please email Jim Kersten, MassDOT Legislative Liaison or contact him by phone at 857-368-904.
originally posted 1.23.17

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