1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. Governor Malloy ratifies creation of Connecticut Airport Authority, a quasi-public agency to oversee Bradley International Airport

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 15 2011)

      Governor Malloy ratifies creation of Connecticut Airport Authority, a quasi-public agency to oversee Bradley International Airport The quasi-public agency frees Bradley and the state’s five other general aviation airports from the state Department of Transportation’s control, with the goal of minimizing the bureaucratic red tape that has hindered airport development and operations. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican   Donald Williams

    2. Peter Pan Bus Lines to debut premium express service for Springfield to Hartford run

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 13 2011)

      Peter Pan Bus Lines to debut premium express service for Springfield to Hartford run It’s for highway rollers at Peter Pan Bus Lines Inc. in Springfield. Peter Pan and business partner Greyhound introduced their premium express service to Springfield through Hartford to New York City Aug. 16. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   Peter Pan Bus Lines

    3. Malloy elicits ideas for CT's airports | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Aug 10 2011)

      Gov. Dannel Malloy officially created the Connecticut Airport Authority on Wednesday to oversee Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks and immediately held court with several businesses on how they could capitalize on the new organization. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Dannel Malloy

    4. Executive Valet Parking breaks ground on $4 million facility to serve travelers at Bradley International Airport

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 6 2011)

      Executive Valet Parking breaks ground on $4 million facility to serve travelers at Bradley International Airport The new $4 million facility will include nearly 1,200 parking spaces on 18 acres that’s located two-tenths of a mile from the existing facility. The current facility will be closed when the new one is complete. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    5. Bradley recovering passengers in 2011 | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Aug 5 2011)

      Coupling the late 2010 boost with the first six months of 2011, Bradley Airport had 12 straight months of increasing passenger counts ending in June. From July 2010 to June 2011, the airport had a 9 percent increase in passengers, rising to 5.6 million compared to the 5.2 million passengers from July 2009 to June 2010. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Southwest Airlines

    6. Postal Service transport co. cuts 74 workers in Chicopee

      Explore bizjournals (Aug 2 2011)

      Alan Ritchey Inc. Alan Ritchey Inc. Latest from The Business Journals Pinole Point Business Park sold for .2MRichmond bags postal repair center Follow this company , a transporter of bulk mail for the U.S. Postal Service U.S. Postal Service Latest from The Business Journals Green Bay mail center insufficient for Oshkosh operationBizWeek: Batman and Super-Strong Corporate EarningsStudy: Foreclosure dilemma leads to long-term vacancies Follow this company , has announced it will lay off 74 workers and close a facility in Chicopee, Mass., after it failed to win a bid to extend its contract with the U.S. Postal Service. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee

    7. Pioneer Valley Planing Commission preparing long-term transportation plan

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 2 2011)

      Pioneer Valley Planing Commission preparing long-term transportation plan The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission wants the public to have a say as to which road, transit and trail projects should be priorities and which might have to fall by the wayside. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Northampton

    8. JetBlue offers new unlimited flight package BluePass

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 29 2011)

      JetBlue offers new unlimited flight package BluePass Call it All-You-Can-Jet: Business Edition. JetBlue introduced several new three-month, unlimited flight plans Thursday in an attempt to snare more higher-paying business travelers. (Read Full Article)

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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)

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