1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. Pratt's new engine could fly Virgin

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Jan 27 2011)

      California airline Virgin America announced this morning it will purchase 60 fuel efficient A320neo aircrafts from France's Airbus for its fleet, possibly choosing the next generation of engine from East Hartford aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney. (Read Full Article)

    2. Bradley International Airport to add new restaurants as part of terminal upgrade

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 23 2011)

      New places to eat and drink are coming to Bradley International Airport starting in late May or early June, the airport’s board of directors was told at Thursday’s monthly meeting. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    3. Bradley International Airport saw increase in travelers for first time in 5 years

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 23 2011)

      Bradley International Airport saw increase in travelers for first time in 5 years Bradley International Airport’s passenger totals for the calendar year 2010 exceeded the numbers for the prior year, 2009, the first such increase in five years. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    4. Scuderi engine to report savings - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2011)

      Hoping to spark a revolution in how internal combustion engines are designed, the Scuderi Group is set to announce today that laboratory simulation tests have shown their "split cycle" engine consumes up to 36 percent less fuel than a conventional engine when running the same course in a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier. The company, which has raised nearly $65 million from investors, has received interest in its innovative engine design from Honda, Peugeot, Daimler and Fiat, according to published reports. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Scuderi Group

    5. Nearly 4 million New Englanders expected to travel over Christmas and New Year's | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 21 2010)

      Nearly 4 million New Englanders expected to travel over Christmas and New Year's | masslive.com Peter Pan Bus Lines in Springfield has already gotten its holiday travel season off to a strong start, said Robert J. Schwarz, executive vice president of Peter Pan. Peter Pan’s popularity among college students means that the holiday travel rush started Friday, Dec. 19. “Once the kids finish their exams they are on their way home,” he said. “We are very excited. The weekend was very strong, too, and from Boston, New York and Providence.” The company plans to move more than 200,000 people from Dec. 19 through Jan. 2, more than half of those passengers will pass ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Amtrak   Springfield

    6. PVTA gets $750,000 in federal funding for 2 new buses

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 17 2010)

      PVTA gets $750,000 in federal funding for 2 new buses The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority has received $750,000 in federal funding for two new handicapped-accessible buses, bringing the total of new buses that arrived earlier this fall to 31. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    7. On Logistics

      Explore From the EDC (Dec 16 2010)

      Last week I had the opportunity to listen to two site selectors who manage global logistics practices. The first was Curtis Spencer, President of IMS Worldwide, who spoke at the Consultants Forum Conference, which I attended to meet with a variety of site selectors and hear updates on topics ranging from the global climate for foreign direct investment (“FDI”) to opportunities in various industry sectors. The second was Tim Feemster who manages Grubb & Ellis’s global logistics practice, the keynote speaker at the Hartford-Springfield Economic Partnership. The EDC also hosted Tim for a luncheon with local business executives and economic ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    8. On the right track: CSX rails and access to ports could stoke Pioneer Valley's economy

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 13 2010)

      On the right track: CSX rails and access to ports could stoke Pioneer Valley's economy “That’s your niche,” Timothy Feemster, senior vice president and director of Dallas -based real estate company Grubb & Ellis, said last week at an event sponsored by the Hartford Springfield Economic Partnership. “If the cost of fuel goes up, it’s going to be even more important.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith College   Northeast Utilities   West Springfield

    9. Additional federal funds awarded to Knowledge Corridor rail project

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 9 2010)

      Additional federal funds awarded to Knowledge Corridor rail project U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, said, “Having been an outspoken and longtime supporter of high speed rail, both an east-west and a north-south line, I am very pleased with this development.” Neal added, “It is another example of our delegation working together to make high speed rail in Massachusetts a reality.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Springfield

    10. Peter Pan Bus Lines honored for development of Holyoke Intermodal Transportation Center

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 6 2010)

      Peter Pan Bus Lines honored for development of Holyoke Intermodal Transportation Center The Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education has honored the Peter Pan Bus Lines for its visionary development of the new Holyoke Intermodal Transportation Center that now houses Head Start and adult literacy classrooms. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Springfield   Chicopee

    11. Mobility means more vigor for state’s gateway cities - The Boston Globe

      Explore Boston.com (Dec 4 2010)

      Springfield’s Union Station has been boarded up for 38 years, but a planned refurbishing of the building as a commuter rail, Amtrak, and regional bus center could dramatically increase the possibilities for that city. The $70 million project — which is still at least $20 million short in financing — would turn the city into a hub for high-speed rail service between Vermont and New York. With 28 trips through that “knowledge corridor’’ every day, under a $121 million expansion funded through President Obama’s rail initiative, Springfield would suddenly become a lower-cost alternative for office work that might otherwise be ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Springfield

    12. Billion-Dollar Transmission Project Anticipates Power Weaknesses

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Nov 29 2010)

      Billion-Dollar Transmission Project Anticipates Power Weaknesses The first NEEWS phase — called the Greater Springfield Reliability Project — will install a new transmission line in northern Connecticut and southwestern Massachusetts at a cost of $795 million. The work will begin in December and finish in 2013. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield

    13. Holyoke study targets tough road to urban renewal in 4 neighborhoods

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 10 2010)

      Holyoke study targets tough road to urban renewal in 4 neighborhoods The median household income in Center City is $15,970 a year; citywide it’s $37,850 and in Hampden County it’s $49,658. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican   Holyoke Transportation Center

    14. Editorial: Is jump in car sales the first robin of spring?

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 8 2010)

      Should the upward trend continue, as analysts predict, car manufacturers will eventually hire more workers who will spend more, and parts manufacturers will receive more orders. They, in turn, will order more materials and hire more workers to make those parts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Balise Motor Sales

    15. Bradley Airport transport to be among Connecticut's alternative-fuel efforts

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 1 2010)

      Bradley Airport transport to be among Connecticut's alternative-fuel efforts Come next spring, Yellow cabs and shuttle buses running on compressed natural gas will be driving to and from Bradley International Airport after fueling up at the Shell station on Route 75, one of 10 statewide alternative fueling stations funded by $29 million in matching federal and private monies. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Northeast Utilities   The Republican

    16. Balise Lexus opens new $6.5 million dealership in West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 27 2010)

      Balise Lexus opens new $6.5 million dealership in West Springfield The 27,000-square-foot facility, dubbed “absolutely gorgeous” by West Springfield Mayor Edward J. Gibson, was constructed in just under seven months. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Balise Motor Sales

    17. Federal government commits $120.9 million to upgrade rail lines between Springfield and New Haven

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 25 2010)

      Federal government commits $120.9 million to upgrade rail lines between Springfield and New Haven The project includes 13 miles of track from the Connecticut border to Springfield’s Union Station. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   The Republican

    18. Hartford Springfield Economic Partnership gets $4.2 million to boost Knowledge Corridor | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 24 2010)

      Hartford Springfield Economic Partnership gets $4.2 million to boost Knowledge Corridor | masslive.com “It’s transportation connected to housing and housing connected to environmental quality,” said Timothy W. Brennan, executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. “What we’re trying to do is take Springfield and Hartford and make them the twin cities of the Knowledge Corridor much like Minneapolis and St. Paul are in Minnesota.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    19. HUD awards CT $4.2M for “Knowledge Corridor’’ | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Oct 19 2010)

      The Capital Region Council of Governments originally asked HUD for $5 million to build on the work of the three metropolitan planning agencies in Hartford, Bristol and Springfield involved in developing the corridor. Their overall effort is to integrate housing, transportation, infrastructure investments and economic and workforce development projects in a region that is home to 1.6 million. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    20. Cooperation on rail plans wins praise - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 18 2010)

      U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, said the inclusion of money for high speed rail projects in the stimulus funding that was proposed to jumpstart the economy is an example of an opportunity coming at a time of economic downturn that must not be neglected. Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said improved rail travel in the Northeast can help revitalize the inner cores of older cities, which in turn will make these urban centers more attractive places for jobs and good housing. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    21. Peter Pan Bus Lines rolls out environmentally-friendly taxi cabs

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 12 2010)

      After 75 years of bus service, Peter Pan Bus Lines is “spreading its wheels “to include environmentally-friendly taxi cabs - and the company has purposefully chosen Northampton as its hub (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    22. Canadian officials want to be aboard if high-speed rail takes off in Northeast

      Explore Boston.com (Oct 9 2010)

      Amtrak’s long-term vision dovetails with President Obama’s interest in high-speed rail as a 21st-century answer to the Eisenhower-era interstate system. Obama touched on the subject in his last State of the Union address and released $8 billion in federal stimulus dollars for rail that same month. Part of those stimulus funds provided a down payment on true high-speed rail lines and part funded not-quite-as-fast-but-shovel-ready connections between cities, including a rerouting of Amtrak’s Vermonter line (New York City to St. Albans, Vt.) over a faster, more direct route through Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak

    23. Editorial: City of Springfield remains a transportation hub

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 5 2010)

      Editorial: City of Springfield remains a transportation hub We applaud U.S. Reps. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, John W. Olver, D-Amherst, and Sen. John F. Kerry, who issued statements in support of the grants, for their continuing commitment to public transportation. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   The Republican

    24. PVTA to use $6.2 million federal grant for state-of-the-art electric hybrid buses

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 4 2010)

      PVTA to use $6.2 million federal grant for state-of-the-art electric hybrid buses U.S. Transportation Secretary Raymond H. LaHood on Monday announced that the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority in Springfield will receive $6.2 million federal grant for purchasing state-of-the-art electric hybrid buses. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

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