1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. Brian Stefano takes helm at Peter Pan Bus Lines | masslive

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      Brian Stefano takes helm at Peter Pan Bus Lines | masslive

      Stefano said he’ll assume day-to-day management at Peter Pan. Peter A. Picknelly will devote more of his attention to other family-owned businesses, including OPAL, the family’s real-estate development arm, which will have a special focus on downtown Springfield, according to a release.

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      Mentions:   Western New England University   Springfield   Northampton

    2. Report: Greyhound cutting bus service to Northampton and Greenfield

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      "The national bus line said Thursday it intends to end service to five locations along Interstate 91 - Northampton and Greenfield in Massachusetts, two places in Vermont and one in New Hampshire," the report says. "Service in Northampton, where one or two buses stop daily, is expected to cease June 20."

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      Mentions:   Daily Hampshire Gazette   Northampton   Greenfield

    3. Hearings scheduled for proposed high-speed rail line linking Springfield and New Haven

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      Hearings scheduled for proposed high-speed rail line linking Springfield and New Haven

      The state Department of Transportation has prepared a report outlining the potential impact of the project on noise levels, air quality, water quality and cultural and recreational resources along the corridor.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    4. Mass transit cuts may hurt WMass most

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (May 16 2012)

      Mass transit cuts may hurt WMass most

      A coalition of transit advocates are rallying on Beacon Hill, protesting against fare hikes and services cuts that are being proposed or enforced in transit systems across the state.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. Gulfstream to break ground for expansion at Barnes airport in Westfield

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      Gulfstream to break ground for expansion at Barnes airport in Westfield

      Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will formally break ground Friday on the $20 million expansion of its facility at Barnes Regional Airport

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      Mentions:   Westfield

    6. Airport upgrades arriving soon | Hartford Business

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      Airport upgrades arriving soon | Hartford Business

      The Connecticut General Assembly created the airport authority in 2011 to be a more nimble and more-responsive administrator of Bradley and the state’s general aviation airports than the Connecticut Department of Transportation. Since first meeting in October, the authority has dealt with procedural issues while leaving the larger tasks — hiring a route development director, addressing the new terminal — for after an executive director is hired.

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    7. Holyoke seeks design for platform that Mayor Alex Morse expects will lead to return of passenger train service

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      Holyoke seeks design for platform that Mayor Alex Morse expects will lead to return of passenger train service

      Holyoke is included in the Knowledge Corridor Passenger Rail project that is making repairs to the Connecticut River rail corridor known as the Vermonter line. Morse said his understanding from state officials was train rides for passengers would return here by late 2013.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Greenfield   Holyoke

    8. Massachusetts lawmakers juggle concerns over MBTA fare hikes, regional equity

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      Massachusetts lawmakers juggle concerns over MBTA fare hikes, regional equity

      When Rep. Michael Finn, D-West Springfield, raised concerns that the Springfield regional transit authority is also looking at raising fares and cutting service without momentum for a state bailout, Davey said he has directed his staff to try to find $500,000 to $700,000 in one-time funds that could be used in Springfield to offset cuts.

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      Mentions:   Massport   West Springfield   Springfield

    9. West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger calls for better communication on $6.5 million Route 20 railroad overpass project

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      West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger calls for better communication on $6.5 million Route 20 railroad overpass project

       Mayor Gregory C. Neffinger issued a call to the state Department of Transportation and CSX Corp. for better communication among the three with regard to a $6.5 million railroad overpass project on Route 20.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    10. Airlines did a better job for passengers in 2011

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      Airlines did a better job for passengers in 2011

      Airline performance improved last year as judged by four measures — passengers who endured lost bags, delayed flights, lousy service or bumpings from full flights, according to an annual report to be released Monday.

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      Mentions:   Southwest Airlines   Delta Air Lines

    11. State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey to address Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield at Chicopee breakfast

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      State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey to address Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield at Chicopee breakfast

      State Transportation Secretary Richard A. Davey will get an early start Wednesday morning when he addresses the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield at 7:15 at the MassMutual Learning and Conference Center, 250 Memorial Drive, Chicopee.

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      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Chicopee

    12. PVTA wins TSA award for keeping passengers safe from terrorist threats

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      PVTA wins TSA award for keeping passengers safe from terrorist threats

      The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority was honored with a Gold Standard award last week by the Transportation Security Administration for building a program to keep passengers safe from terrorist threats.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    13. Planned Route 20 railroad bridge project attracts more than 100 West Springfield residents to hearing

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 29 2012)

      Planned Route 20 railroad bridge project attracts more than 100 West Springfield residents to hearing

      The state Department of Transportation, which is doing the project at Charles Avenue, conducted the hearing to get comments prior to completing designs for the undertaking. Some surveying and sign-posting is set to start Monday. Plans call for a temporary bridge to be in place by Aug. 1 and a new bridge opening to traffic by Dec. 1, 2013.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    14. PVTA, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission push for dedicated regional tranportation funding source

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      PVTA, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission push for dedicated regional tranportation funding source

      But what the region really needs is a dedicated transportation funding source, like a payroll or sales tax, with the money only going to local transportation projects and local mass-transit projects, according to transportation planners who pitched the idea at a meeting Friday hosted by the PVTA and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission.

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      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Amherst

    15. Bradley International Airport plan expected to prevent long runway delays

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      Bradley International Airport plan expected to prevent long runway delays

      Since the Oct. 29 storm, the FAA, TSA, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, other federal agencies, airlines, ground services, DOT, and the newly-created Connecticut Airport Authority developed the plans and programs announced on Thursday, the authority said.

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    16. Westfield prepares to launch $400,000 transportation study

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      Westfield prepares to launch $400,000 transportation study

      Six consultants, none local, have submitted proposals in response to the planned joint study by Westfield and the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority. The anticipated cost of the review is $400,000, financed by the state’s Department of Transportation.

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      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Springfield   Amherst

    17. Westfield schedules road upgrades at Barnes Regional Airport

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      Westfield schedules road upgrades at Barnes Regional Airport

      City officials will open bids March 15 on an estimated $1.3 million relocation of an access road at Barnes Regional Airport.

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      Mentions:   Westfield   The Republican

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

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      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

    19. Bradley International Airport sees 16 months of ridership increases

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      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

    20. 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

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

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      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

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

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      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

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

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      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

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

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      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

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