1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. Peter Pan selling 1930s GM Futurliner, 1 of 9 remaining, on eBay

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 15 2011)

      Peter Pan selling 1930s GM Futurliner, 1 of 9 remaining, on eBay Peter Pan Bus Lines is auctioning its 1939 General Motors Futurliner bus, one of only nine Futurliners still in existence. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Peter Pan Bus Lines   The Republican

    2. Editorial: Upgrades to Western Massachusetts rail system important to the future of rail transportation

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 7 2011)

      Editorial: Upgrades to Western Massachusetts rail system important to the future of rail transportation So we’re pleased by the news that work could begin as soon as this summer on a $72.8 million upgrade of train tracks from Springfield to the Vermont state line – part of a broader plan to improve rail service form New Haven, Conn., on Amtrak’s busy Northeast corridor all the way up to Montreal. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Amtrak   Springfield

    3. High speed rail design, construction plans for Western Massachusetts approved

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 1 2011)

      High speed rail design, construction plans for Western Massachusetts approved U.S. Reps. John Olver and Richard Neal and Sen. John F. Kerry and federal and state transportation officials said Friday that the U.S. Department of Transportation signed a nearly $73 million grant agreement. Funding is available from federal stimulus money. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Northampton

    4. JetBlue to add Hartford-San Juan service to Bradley International Airport

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 30 2011)

      JetBlue to add Hartford-San Juan service to Bradley International Airport JetBlue Airways Corp. plans to add a nonstop daily flight between Hartford and San Juan, Puerto Rico, beginning next January. The airline currently flies from Connecticut's Bradley International Airport to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Fla., where passengers can catch flights to the Caribbean. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport

    5. IndiGo airlines purchase of 180 Airbus jets means $1 billion in business for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      IndiGo airlines purchase of 180 Airbus jets means $1 billion in business for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney IndiGo, India’s largest low-cost airline, has firmed up its order for 180 Airbus Industrie single-aisle aircraft in a deal that will bring more than $1 billion in jet engine business to Pratt & Whitney. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    6. Denver-based Frontier Airlines checks out of Bradley International Airport

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      Denver-based Frontier Airlines checks out of Bradley International Airport Frontier Airlines has announced that it will cease operating from Bradley International Airport on Sept. 11. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    7. The World and Our Region Are Talking Airports

      Explore Windsor, CT Patch (Jun 21 2011)

      There have been a handful of local events recently that continue the conversation about Bradley, its impact on the regional economy, and logistics in general; The Connecticut Legislature, Coalition of New England for Trade (CONECT), The Connecticut International Trade Association (CITA), and a combined event held by New England’s Knowledge Corridor, The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts & Associated Industries of Massachusetts have all focused on the critical part transportation infrastructure plays in growing an economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Knowledge Corridor

    8. Bradley International Airport's board of directors disbanded in favor of Connecticut Airport Authority

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 19 2011)

      Bradley International Airport's board of directors disbanded in favor of Connecticut Airport Authority Bradley International Airport’s board of directors held its final meeting on Thursday, following the passage of a law creating a quasi-public Connecticut Airport Authority, which will run Bradley and five other airports free of state Department of Transportation oversight. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    9. Gov. lauds CSX project

      Explore telegram.com FRONTPAGE (Jun 6 2011)

      Gov. lauds CSX project CSX is moving its freight operations out of the Beacon Park yards in Boston to existing rail yards in Central and Western Massachusetts. In the process, CSX is making Worcester its new freight hub for New England. When completed, the freight yard will encompass 79 acres. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   CSX

    10. Bradley flying without route-development pilot | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (May 31 2011)

      The long vacancies between hires at key positions is a main reason Gov. Dannel Malloy and the Connecticut General Assembly are trying to create an independent airport authority to oversee all the state's airports. The new authority will have the ability to hire key positions and make important decisions without having to run back to DOT for approval. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Dannel Malloy

    11. Union Station project gets $75 million

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (May 29 2011)

      Union Station project gets $75 million It's been a long time in the works but now $75 million in federal and state funds will go into overhauling Springfield's Union Station in an effort to bring high speed rail to the area. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    12. Development following New England high-speed rail

      Explore masslive.com (May 28 2011)

      Development following New England high-speed rail "It's not just about the train service," said Timothy Brennan, executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in Springfield, Mass. "It's how train service becomes a catalyst for development. There are areas that can stand revitalization." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Timothy W. Brennan

    13. Japan Airlines sets Hub-Tokyo service - The Boston Globe

      Explore Boston.com (May 27 2011)

      “Our counterparts in Tokyo understand the value of a direct flight that will connect them to our growing health care, biotechnology, telecommunications, and advance technologies industries, and to our prestigious colleges and research universities,’’ Governor Deval Patrick said yesterday in a statement. “This is an invaluable economic partnership for the Commonwealth, and we look forward to the increased tourism, commerce, and economic development with Japan that it will bring.’’ (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massport   Boeing

    14. As session nears end, airport authority bill has strong backing

      Explore All Stories (May 26 2011)

      Unlike the existing board, a largely advisory panel that guided the state Department of Transportation in the administration of Bradley, the new authority will be empowered to hire staff, retain consultants, procure goods and services and enter into contracts, issue bonds and otherwise borrow funds, and apply for federal and state assistance. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Dannel Malloy

    15. Bradley Airport sees recent increase in traffic as sign of encouraging long-term trend

      Explore masslive.com (May 21 2011)

      Bradley Airport sees recent increase in traffic as sign of encouraging long-term trend For the first four months of 2011 – January through April – passenger traffic increased 9 percent. The total in April alone was up 6 percent from the same month in 2010. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    16. New England Shippers Get Direct Southeast Asia Route from the Port of Boston

      Explore citybizlist Boston (May 18 2011)

      New England Shippers Get Direct Southeast Asia Route from the Port of BostonCitybizlist (press release)Massport's cruise, cargo, and other maritime operations enhance and enable economic growth and vitality in the region by supporting more than 27000 direct and indirect jobs, and contributing nearly $450 million in annual economic impact. ... (Read Full Article)

    17. Study: Pioneer Valley Transit Authority and Greenfield Franklin Regional Transit Authority do a good job linking people with jobs

      Explore masslive.com (May 16 2011)

      Study: Pioneer Valley Transit Authority and Greenfield Franklin Regional Transit Authority do a good job linking people with jobs The region’s two public transit systems in Springfield and Greenfield do a better-than-average job of connecting people with jobs, according to a study by the Brookings Institution. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Greenfield   The Republican

    18. Gov. Deval Patrick announces $931 million in road and bridge projects

      Explore masslive.com (May 12 2011)

      Gov. Deval Patrick announces $931 million in road and bridge projects Gov. Deval Patrick is kicking off the 2011 construction season by announcing $931 million in road and bridge projects across Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Westfield   The Republican

    19. Railroad project between Springfield and New Haven receives $30 million in federal funding

      Explore masslive.com (May 10 2011)

      Railroad project between Springfield and New Haven receives $30 million in federal funding The federal government will spend $30 million double-tracking the railroad line between New Haven, Conn., and Springfield, part of a long-term plan to speed and improve passenger service along the Connecticut River as far north as St. Albans, Vt. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer   Amtrak

    20. Holyoke eyes former H.H. Richardson-designed train station on Bowers Street to be new train station

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 29 2011)

      Holyoke eyes former H.H. Richardson-designed train station on Bowers Street to be new train station The city is seeking a developer for a partnership to do the $3 million renovation of the old train station. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Palmer   Kathleen G. Anderson

    21. Westfield-Barnes Municipal Airport changing name to reflect regional operations

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 26 2011)

      Westfield-Barnes Municipal Airport changing name to reflect regional operations The new name will be Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport. The process to change its directory listing in Federal Aviation Administration and other national publications may take as long an 18 months, Airport Manager Brian P. Barnes said Tuesday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield   The Republican   Barnes Municipal Airport

    22. Springfield's Peter Pan and Greyhound starting New York-to-Boston express bus service

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 25 2011)

      Springfield's Peter Pan and Greyhound starting New York-to-Boston express bus service Peter Pan Bus Lines and Greyhound are partnering once again, this time hoping to lure riders with “Greyhound Express” service nonstop from Boston to New York City. (Read Full Article)

    23. Controlling Business Risks and Costs in Product Distribution Program

      Explore From the EDC (Apr 22 2011)

      Many companies distribute products in the United States and abroad through distributors, sales representatives, warehousing, fulfillment and other arrangements. (Read Full Article)

    24. Lawmakers want money for Western Mass. high-speed rail

      Explore bizjournals (Apr 19 2011)

      In a publicly released letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, members of the U.S. House and Senate from the three states wrote that improving the line would “provide an important gateway for expanding passenger rail throughout New England...and spurring economic development in communities along the rail line.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield

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