1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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)

    5. 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)

    6. 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

    7. Megabus adds Holyoke to its list of stops, joining Amherst

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 11 2011)

      Megabus adds Holyoke to its list of stops, joining Amherst The $9 million transportation hub opened Sept. 27 in the former Fire Department headquarters on Maple Street across from Veterans Park. The center has buses from Megabus, Pioneer Valley Transit Authority intracity bus service and Peter Pan Bus Lines service throughout the Northeast. The center also has pre-school and daycare facilities and adult education programs provided by Holyoke Community College. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Westfield State University   Amtrak

    8. Editorial: Springfield's Union Station project hops on the fast track

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 9 2011)

      Editorial: Springfield's Union Station project hops on the fast track Last week, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, assured city residents that the persistence is finally paying off. Sarno said “the stars are aligning” to put the project back on the track. As proof that the project is moving forward, Sarno held a press conference at the old station to introduce the head of the Boston architectural firm that will earn $4.2 million to come up with the basic design for a refurbished station. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   The Republican

    9. Mass. joins bidders seeking $2.4b in aid for high-speed rail

      Explore Boston.com (Apr 7 2011)

      Massachusetts and 23 other states, the District of Columbia, and Amtrak are vying for $2.4 billion in federal aid that became available when Florida’s governor canceled a higher-speed rail project in his state, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said yesterday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Dannel Malloy

    10. Conn. seeks $227M from feds for high-speed rail

      Explore Boston.com (Apr 5 2011)

      Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his administration is seeking $227 million in federal funding to complete the third phase of a high-speed rail project linking New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, Mass. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Dannel Malloy

    11. Architect: Springfield's Union Station must draw people and make money

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 4 2011)

      Architect: Springfield's Union Station must draw people and make money Warner said he expects construction to begin on the $70 million project in the summer of 2012. Plans call for renovations to the 200,000-square foot main terminal building and a refurbished passenger train platform. The existing freight building will be demolished and replaced with a 23-bay bus terminal topped by a 400-space parking garage. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   The Republican

    12. Springfield's future lies in rails and ports according to a conference

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 4 2011)

      Springfield's future lies in rails and ports according to a conference More than 105 business people and others attended the 2011 Logistics Conference hosted by the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, the region’s economic development agency, and Associated Industries of Massachusetts, a Boston-based business group. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    13. Plane Speaking

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 29 2011)

      Plane Speaking Lyon now boasts 25 employees and annual sales around $20 million. Along the way, it has steadily added to its fleet of planes. The hangars at the Pittsfield airport now house that original Cessna and a twin-engine model (used for training), a Piper Navajo,a six-seat Lear Jet, two eight-passenger Hawker 800s (the ‘workhorses’ of the stable), and the showhorse (although it logs considerable time in the air itself), a Gulfstream IV, or G4, as it’s often called, which can seat 12, although it rarely does (Read Full Article)

    14. 2011 Logistics Conference - MEDIA ADVISORY

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 25 2011)

      Springfield MA-- Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) and the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (“EDC”) are hosting a Logistics Conference on Tuesday, March 29 at the Sheraton Springfield hotel. The Conference features Keynote Speaker Curtis Spencer, President of IMS Worldwide, a site selection and supply chain management consultant to multinational firms.       (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   Allan W. Blair

    15. Springfield logistics conference to focus on the cost of moving goods in a time of rising oil prices

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 20 2011)

      Springfield logistics conference to focus on the cost of moving goods in a time of rising oil prices The EDC and Associated Industries of Massachusetts, a Boston-based business lobbying group , are hosting a Logistics Conference from 1:45 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 at the Sheraton Monarch Place Hotel, in Springfield. The cost is $25 and more information is available from either Graney at m.graney@westernmassedc.com or Dawn Creighton of Associated Industries at dcreighton@aimnet.org. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    16. Hamilton Sundstrand inks deal to build electric power system for Chinese passenger jet

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 20 2011)

      Hamilton Sundstrand and China’s AVIC Electromechanical Systems Co. Ltd. have finalized plans to manufacture the electric power system for the new Commercial Aviation Corp. of China C919 passenger jet, the Windsor Locks company says. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

    17. Conn. governor in Washington seeking high-speed rail funds

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 17 2011)

      Conn. governor in Washington seeking high-speed rail funds The money would fund the planned commuter rail line from New Haven to Springfield, Mass. Connecticut has already committed $286 million to the project, which is expected to cost about $800 million. The federal government already approved $161 million and Malloy and the congressional delegation have been looking for federal funding to help cover the remainder of the cost. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Dannel Malloy

    18. Proposed Bills Could Rev Up Bradley International Airport as an Economic Engine

      Explore Windsor, CT Patch (Mar 10 2011)

      Proposed Bills Could Rev Up Bradley International Airport as an Economic Engine Bradley is also viewed as our airport in Western New England,” Alan Blair, president and CEO of the Economic Development Commission of Western Massachusetts. “We regard Bradley as our portal to the rest of the world.” Blair said more autonomy would allow the airport to focus on route development which is a key to economic development. Blair said the airport currently has no route development specialist which hurts when there are companies that want to have routes to Bradley. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Northeast Utilities   Dannel Malloy

    19. EDC and AIM to Host Logistics Conference

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 9 2011)

      The EDC and Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) are hosting a Logistics Conference on Tuesday afternoon, March 29 at the Sheraton Springfield hotel. The EDC and AIM want to thank conference sponsor, U.S. Trust, and supporters GZA and the Hartford-Springfield Economic Partnership. Here are links to the invitation to the event -- http://www.westernmassedc.com/2011logistics/  --

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      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   Michael Graney

    20. Cost, regulations changing transport business

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 1 2011)

      Cost, regulations changing transport business Transportation costs are figured and adjusted every Tuesday and Jeffrey D. Kane, senior vice president of Five Star Logistics in Wilbraham, knows what will happen tomorrow. “It’ll go up,” he said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    21. West Springfield rail yard, railroads and area port sparking business growth

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 28 2011)

      West Springfield rail yard, railroads and area port sparking business growth CSX has wrapped up a $10 million expansion and renovation of the West Springfield facility in order to more efficiently handle containerized shipping. CSX also hopes to complete by the end of this year a $25 million project increasing the clearances on its rights of way to allow for double-stacked trains. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    22. Engine developer Scuderi Group expands to Japan - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Feb 14 2011)

      Engine developer Scuderi Group expands to Japan - Mass High Tech Business News Scuderi Group, the West Springfield company that is developing a new internal combustion engine, said today that it is opening an Asian headquarters in Japan’s automotive center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    23. West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ...

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2011)

      West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ... The other huge project that got started in 2010 was the mammoth expansion of CSX’s freight yard, a project which Gibson put at $10 million. “That will definitely lead to a rejuvenation of our Main Street-Union Street corridor and hopefully lead to future development in the area of the West Springfield trade center,” Gibson said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    24. Bradley International Airport takes off: Ridership up, more options

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 11 2011)

      Bradley International Airport takes off: Ridership up, more options Allan W. Blair, president and chief executive officer of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts agrees. Blair says flight service to Europe would be a boon to the Western Massachusetts-Connecticut regional economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Allan W. Blair   Delta Air Lines

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