1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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)

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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)

    18. 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)

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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