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    1. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick files $19 billion transportation bond bill

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      Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick files $19 billion transportation bond bill

      Gov. Deval L. Patrick Wednesday submitted a $19 billion transportation bond bill to authorize and fund road, bridge and rail projects over the next 10 years including money for overhauling the elevated section of Interstate 91 in downtown Springfield. The bill also includes $300 million in so-called Chapter 90 grants for cities and towns to pave and repair roads, up from the current $200 million.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield

    2. Combined American Airlines and US Airways would become No. 1 carrier out of Bradley International Airport | masslive.com

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      Combined American Airlines and US Airways would become No. 1 carrier out of Bradley International Airport | masslive.com

      American Airlines and U.S. Airways don't duplicate any routes at Bradley International Airport and both airlines are promising not to eliminate destinations or hubs following their $11 billion merger.

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport

    3. Bradley International Airport looks to add airlines, routes and flights

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      Bradley International Airport looks to add airlines, routes and flights

      Graney said the Economic Development Council’s research also finds that West Coast and international routes are needed at Bradley.

      “All the other stuff helps, but the game changers are the West Coast and Europe,” Graney said. “To the extent that they can pursue and land airlines to make those flight connections, it opens up longer-range business prospects.”

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Springfield   Michael Graney

    4. Springfield's Union Station project gets funding boost from MassDevelopment; grant targets site cleanup

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      Springfield's Union Station project gets funding boost from MassDevelopment; grant targets site cleanup

      - A grant issued through MassDevelopment's Brownfields Redevelopment Fund [pdf] will help pay for the mitigation of environmental issues at Union Station, the site of a new regional transportation center. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced the grant Wednesday. Environmental issues at the site that runs along Frank B. Murray Street include petroleum and underground tanks at the former Hotel Charles location. The former baggage building and the terminal building are home to an asbestos roof, PCBs in window caulking, and asbestos-wrapped pipes.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassDevelopment   Springfield

    5. Focus of summit between Agawam, West Springfield councilors flips from possible casino to CSX railway crossing

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      Focus of summit between Agawam, West Springfield councilors flips from possible casino to CSX railway crossing

      A main focus of a meeting between the Agawam City Council Community Relations Subcommittee and West Springfield officials has changed from the impacts a casino proposed for West Side’s Eastern States Exposition fairgrounds would have on Agawam to issues concerning a CSX railway crossing.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Six Flags New England   Springfield

    6. Editorial: Gov. Patrick's $1 billion vision for transportation on the road to nowhere | masslive.com

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      Editorial: Gov. Patrick's $1 billion vision for transportation on the road to nowhere | masslive.com

      You’ve got to admire Gov. Patrick’s gamesmanship for championing a plan to raise $1 billion a year to pay for various transportation projects and repairs. It was an act without precedent in Massachusetts: a billion-dollar ask in the midst of a still-marginal economy. Only a second-term governor with no further aspirations for elected office would dare to do this.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick

    7. Massachusetts faces $1 billion annual transportation funding gap, state report shows

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      Massachusetts faces $1 billion annual transportation funding gap, state report shows

      Massachusetts needs an additional $1.02 billion a year over the next 10 years to maintain and upgrade its transportation system, according to a plan released Monday by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    8. Bradley int'l flight service to Cancun returns | HartfordBusiness.com

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      Bradley int'l flight service to Cancun returns | HartfordBusiness.com

      International service is back at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, starting Saturday when Delta Air Lines resumes its seasonal flights to Cancun, Mexico.

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Delta Air Lines

    9. State seeks advice on transportation system

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      State seeks advice on transportation system

      Hosted by Transportation Secretary Richard A. Davey, the sessions are being held statewide to generate ideas and help prioritize the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s initiatives.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    10. Springfield Union Station redevelopment project set to kick off with commencement ceremony including Gov. Deval Patrick

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      Springfield Union Station redevelopment project set to kick off with commencement ceremony including Gov. Deval Patrick

      Gov. Deval L. Patrick and U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, are among officials planning to attend a commencement ceremony on Tuesday to kick off the rehabilitation of the Union Station Regional Intermodal Transportation Center.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Holyoke

    11. Springfield City Council considers approving $2.2 million for Union Station project

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      Springfield City Council considers approving $2.2 million for Union Station project

      The City Council will meet Thursday to consider approving $2.2 million in local funds to assist with the cost of renovating and reopening Union Station as an intermodal transportation center.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Holyoke

    12. Passenger rail service returns to Palmer for a day

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      Passenger rail service returns to Palmer for a day

      The event was sponsored by RailAmerica, owner of the New England Central Railroad, and promoted by the Central Corridor Passenger Rail Coalition, a group of community leaders along the corridor, which runs from New London, Conn., to Brattleboro, Vt., all of whom are united in their goal to return passenger rail service.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Mohegan Sun

    13. Plans to renovate Union Station in Springfield clear environmental hurdle

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      Plans to renovate Union Station in Springfield clear environmental hurdle

      The Federal Transit Authority ruled that its “Finding of No Significant Impact,” issued 12 years ago, was re-evaluated this year and the finding “remains valid” after design changes, said Mary Beth Mello, regional administrator for the federal agency.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    14. Connecticut to announce $121 million for high-speed rail between Springfield and New Haven

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      State and federal officials are set to announce $121 million in federal funding for a high-speed rail project between New Haven and Springfield, Mass.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Dannel Malloy

    15. Western Massachusetts residents weigh in on public transportation issues

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      Western Massachusetts residents weigh in on public transportation issues

      The ‘Your Vision Our Future. A Transportation Conversation’ series will resume Oct. 2 in Worcester. Davey and representatives of various DOT departments will be at the Pittsfield Public Library on Oct. 4 and at the Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst on Oct. 10. Both sessions are scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m..

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    16. MassDOT to hold public hearing on transit issues at Springfield Technical Community College

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      MassDOT to hold public hearing on transit issues at Springfield Technical Community College

      Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary Richard A. Davey and others are expected to be on hand for the 2-hour session at Springfield Technical Community College's Scibelli Hall. The series of meetings, a total of 15 across the state, are taking place as Gov. Deval L. Patrick continues to work on a long-term transportation financing plan. The public sessions, including one scheduled for next month at UMass-Amherst, are designed to help MassDOT officials exchange ideas with residents, community leaders and business owners about the future of transportation in the Bay State.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College

    17. Bradley International Airport opens cell phone lot for people picking up arriving airline travelers

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      Bradley International Airport opens cell phone lot for people picking up arriving airline travelers

      Bradley International Airport is the second largest airport in New England and serves a customer base that covers the entire Northeast, including Western Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey. According to the most recent economic impact analysis, Bradley contributes $4 billion in economic activity to the state of Connecticut and the surrounding region, representing $1.2 billion in wages and 18,000 full-time jobs.

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport

    18. MassDOT officials plan series of public meetings with one in Springfield Thursday

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      MassDOT officials plan series of public meetings with one in Springfield Thursday

      The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is kicking off a series of statewide public meetings.Transportation Secretary Richard Davey said the statewide discussions are intended to let users of the state's transportation system share their ideas, thoughts and proposals for improving and paying for the network.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    19. Massachusetts' purchase of CSX railroad line may lead to improved Springfield

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      Massachusetts' purchase of CSX railroad line may lead to improved Springfield

      Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray announced the impending sale Monday as part of a 14-page report Transforming the Rail Network for Economic and Community Development. Besides east-west passenger rail, the report also details efforts by both the state and CSX to accommodate double-stacked freight trains by increasing overhead clearances on the CSX freight line in Western Massachusetts.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Amtrak   Springfield

    20. Fitch rates Bradley Airport debt with flying colors | HartfordBusiness.com

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      Fitch Ratings gave 'A' ratings to some $154 million in outstanding debt for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. Fitch gave 'As' to approximately $147 million in outstanding 2011 series A&B general airport revenue refunding bonds, and to some $7 million in outstanding parity 2001 series B general airport revenue bonds.

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport

    21. Palmer Redevelopment Authority applies for $3 million grant to support return of passenger rail service

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      Palmer Redevelopment Authority applies for $3 million grant to support return of passenger rail service

      The Palmer Redevelopment Authority filed for a $3 million MassWorks Infrastructure grant to support the return of passenger rail service in town, but the town manager said the application should have been endorsed by him and the Town Council first.

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      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun   Palmer

    22. Planned bullet train would skip Spfld

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      Planned bullet train would skip Spfld

      The high speed rail project that includes the renovation of Union Station in Springfield, an upgrade to rail lines through Connecticut, and the potential for service from Springfield to Boston, is set to start soon.

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      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield

    23. Officials to highlight 'Knowledge Corridor' passenger train service at potential

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      Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray and congressmen Richard Neal and John Olver were expected this morning to update efforts to bring passenger rail service to the so-called Knowledge Corridor, a term for the Hartford-Springfield metropolitan region that's home to 1.8 million people, about 1.1 million workers and more than 120,000 students spread over 32 colleges and universities.

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      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Northampton

    24. Massachusetts to buy Knowledge Corridor right-of-way for Springfield-to-Vermont passenger rail

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      Massachusetts to buy Knowledge Corridor right-of-way for Springfield-to-Vermont passenger rail

      The $17 million transaction with Pan Am Railways, which currently owns the line, will be formalized soon, according to Timothy W. Brennan, the Executive Director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. The purchase, made at the recommendation of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, will give the public more control of the corridor, which is being built with $73 million in federal stimulus money, Brennan said.

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      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer   Springfield

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