Central Maine and Quebec Railway Features New Facility in Video
"CMQR invested over 7 million dollars to bring this part of Milo back to life, bringing innovation and technology to Piscataquis County which is nearly impossible to find elsewhere. Twenty new jobs have already been added to the Piscataquis workforce, and new life has been breathed into a community that took a huge hit when the railroad went bankrupt years ago." -Piscataquis County Chamber of Commerce
Senator Collins Announces UMaine will Receive More than $2.5 Million to Establish Highly-Competitive Transportation Research Center
U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is awarding a total of $ 2,570,600 in grant funding to the University of Maine to lead the creation of a highly-competitive University Transportation Center (UTC). The UTC agreement will provide up to $14.2 million over five years for the UMaine-led coalition of six New England universities. Senator Collins is the Chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao called her this afternoon to inform her of this announcement.