1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. Smaller airports in Western Massachusetts provide big service to state economy

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 26 2012)

      Smaller airports in Western Massachusetts provide big service to state economy

      A recently released report, “Massachusetts Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study,” completed by the state transportation agency, detailed that all 39 of the Bay State’s airports, which also include Boston’s Logan International, employ more than 124,369 workers, provide a combined payroll of $4.8 billion with a total economic impact which exceeds $11.9 billion. (Logan, alone, accounts for $8.9 billion of the economic impact.)

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Chicopee   Westfield

    2. Bradley International Airport sees 16 months of ridership increases

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 15 2012)

      Bradley International Airport sees 16 months of ridership increases

      Allan Blair, president of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, believes the creation of the Connecticut Airport Authority is a positive step for the entire region served by Bradley.  “(There will be flexibility) in being able to respond to opportunities and plan for future growth,” Blair said. “I expect it will result in more aggressive route development and more aggressive economic development around the airport. When that happens, with strong support of the government, I think that bodes well for the airport.”

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Allan W. Blair   The Republican

    3. Connecticut Airport Authority Hires Marketing Consultant

      Explore Ellington (Feb 14 2012)

      Connecticut Airport Authority Hires Marketing Consultant

      The Connecticut Airport Authority has hired a marketing consultant to enhance its marketing capabilities and to help identify new routes and enhancements for Bradley International Airport and the state’s general aviation airports.

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport

    4. American Airlines cancels direct flights from Bradley International Airport to Puerto Rico

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 30 2012)

      American Airlines cancels direct flights from Bradley International Airport to Puerto Rico

      Many travelers who booked direct flights with American Airlines from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut to San Juan, Puerto Rico were recently surprised with a notice saying those flights have been rerouted.

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    5. Regional increase in state gasoline tax eyed as way to fund transportation projects in Bay State

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 25 2012)

      Regional increase in state gasoline tax eyed as way to fund transportation projects in Bay State A 1-cent per gallon gasoline tax could generate $50 million a year for transportation projects in the region, according to the executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   West Springfield   Springfield

    6. Transportation grants to help UMass-Amherst, other New England campuses

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 18 2012)

      The U.S. Department of Transportation says the New England schools will get a share of $77 million it is allocating to 22 facilities known as University Transportation Centers, in which various schools team up for research. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Amherst

    7. Peter Pan Bus Lines subsidiary targets downtown Westfield for off-campus WSU student housing

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2012)

      Peter Pan Bus Lines subsidiary targets downtown Westfield for off-campus WSU student housing University Housing LLC, a Peter Pan Bus Lines company, will invest an estimated $5 million in Westfield’s downtown to create off-campus housing for students attending Westfield State University. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Springfield   Westfield

    8. Editorial: JetBlue helps Bradley International Airport expand southern reach

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 7 2012)

      Editorial: JetBlue helps Bradley International Airport expand southern reach Coming off a year when passenger travel at the Windsor Locks airport saw a 5 percent increase, 2011, JetBlue’s expansion augers well for 2012. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Springfield   The Republican

    9. Bradley Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico service begins on JetBlue

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 6 2012)

      Bradley Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico service begins on JetBlue JetBlue Airways on Thursday started its new daily nonstop daily service from Bradley International Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico, as Bradley looks back on a year that saw passenger travel rise about 5 percent from 2010. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport

    10. Railroad developments on track for Valley

      Explore GazetteNET (Jan 1 2012)

      Railroad developments on track for Valley A nearly $73 million federal project to rehabilitate the Pan Am southern tracks that extend from Greenfield through Northampton into Holyoke is slated for completion in the next few years, with some of its components already in the works. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Palmer

    11. Bradley to launch Fort Myers non-stop | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Dec 27 2011)

      Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks will have its first nonstop service to Fort Myers, Fla. starting on Feb. 12. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Southwest Airlines

    12. Pioneer Valley officials lobby state for transportation, highway funds

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 16 2011)

      Pioneer Valley officials lobby state for transportation, highway funds PVPC executive director Timothy W. Brennan called for more revenue to help address nearly $1.2 billion in area highway projects in backlog since 2002 and another $279 million in regional transit projects. Highway projects include a $358 million estimate to replace the Interstate 91 viaduct in Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   The Republican

    13. Consultant: Bradley International Airport needs to take steps to lure European flights

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 4 2011)

      Consultant: Bradley International Airport needs to take steps to lure European flights Bradley has enough passengers in its service area to support European flights, Hill said – more than 1,900 daily passengers move between the Bradley service area and transatlantic points in each direction, Hill said, with over 1,000 within 60 minutes of Bradley. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    14. Bus service in Westfield to be study of new PVTA transportation study

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 1 2011)

      Bus service in Westfield to be study of new PVTA transportation study Mayor Daniel M. Knapik is asking the City Council to support the new $400,000 study, set to launch in early 2012, by the state Department of Transportation and regional transit authority when it meets in regular session Thursday. That study, financed by the state, will address current and future bus transportation needs in the city along with the extent of commercial and other development or redevelopment of the downtown. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Springfield   Greenfield

    15. Center of Attention

      Explore BusinessWest (Nov 22 2011)

      Center of Attention The concept initially came together nearly a decade ago. It was a unique and ambitious plan — to combine a transportation center with adult basic education programs and a childcare facility — but it made sense on many levels. So much so, that the Holyoke Transportation Center was able to withstand myriad challenges, many of them capable of scuttling the initiative. The end result is what one of the private-equity investors calls “a one-stop shop to improve your life.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke   Peter Pan Bus Lines

    16. New Haven-to-Hartford-to-Springfield high-speed rail line project manager remains confident despite votes in Congress

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 17 2011)

      New Haven-to-Hartford-to-Springfield high-speed rail line project manager remains confident despite votes in Congress John Bernick said Thursday that Connecticut is "still in good shape" and has already received enough money to launch service from New Haven to Windsor in 2016. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    17. Pioneer Valley Transit Authority unveils new energy efficient buses

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 11 2011)

      Pioneer Valley Transit Authority unveils new energy efficient buses PVTA Administrator Mary L. MacInnes said the spacious new buses will make it easier for riders with disabilities or older riders to get on and off the bus. The new fleet will also include an Intelligent Transportation System, which automatically announces stops and displays time information. The buses have cameras, automatic passenger counters and more, she said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    18. Palmer, Amherst, Montague among communities advocating restoration of passenger rail service along New England Central rail line

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 4 2011)

      Palmer, Amherst and Montague, along with five communities in Connecticut and the town of Brattleboro, Vt. are expected to sign a memorandum of agreement on Friday to pledge their support to pursue funding to restore passenger rail service and enhance freight rail service along the New England Central Rail Corridor line. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Amtrak   Springfield

    19. Public transportation in Pioneer Valley running well after weekend storm

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 1 2011)

      Public transportation in Pioneer Valley running well after weekend storm Despite the premature winter storm that left millions of customers without power from Maryland through New England, including tens of thousands in the Pioneer Valley still awaiting restoration, public transportation in the Springfield area is running smoothly, for the most part, according to transit officials. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   Amtrak   Springfield

    20. Event: The NHHS Rail Corridor: Opportunities for Economic Growth

      Explore Regional Plan Association (Oct 24 2011)

      Event: The NHHS Rail Corridor: Opportunities for Economic Growth Connecticut is moving forward with plans to improve passenger rail service in the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield corridor in Central Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. These rail improvements will allow the frequency of passenger rail service in the corridor to increase to every half hour at peak times. Participants in the event will identify strategies that the region must implement in order to maximize the economic impact of this project. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Knowledge Corridor

    21. Western Massachusetts railroad improvements will cut travel time between Connecticut and Vermont

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 20 2011)

      Western Massachusetts railroad improvements will cut travel time between Connecticut and Vermont Improvements on the Pan Am Rail line from Springfield to Northfield in the next two years will allow the Amtrak’s Vermonter line to move back to its original route, reduce travel time and restore passenger service to Northampton and Greenfield, the nation’s top railroad official said Thursday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   William Martin   Amtrak   Springfield

    22. Springfield's Union Station gets $6 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 12 2011)

      Springfield's Union Station gets $6 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant “Today’s announcement is another indication that the Union Station redevelopment project is moving forward in the right direction,” Neal said. “I have always believed that the successful rehabilitation of that historic landmark has the potential to transform the north blocks of downtown Springfield. This funding by the U.S. Department of Transportation is another significant investment in an intermodal transportation project that will serve the entire Western Massachusetts region.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Peter Pan Bus Lines

    23. JetBlue adds Bradley flight to Palm Beach, Fla. | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Oct 3 2011)

      JetBlue Airways is expanding its services at Bradley International Airport, with the addition of a new nonstop flight to Palm Beach Florida.The direct flight to West Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) is JetBlue's fourth destination added from Hartford in the past year, when the airline began services from Bradley. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport

    24. GOV. MALLOY APPOINTS FOUR TO CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY BOARD

      Explore Military & Aerospace Electronics (Sep 22 2011)

      Governor Dannel P. Malloy today appointed four people to the Connecticut Airport Authority and named the board's chair. Appointed board members must have business and management experience and expertise in financial planning, budgeting and assessment, marketing, master planning, aviation, or transportation management. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Dannel Malloy

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