1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. Railroad upgrades are underway in Mass.

      Railroad upgrades are underway in Mass.

      In just a few years, travel could be a lot easier here in Massachusetts. Railroad renovations are underway as part of the New England Northeast rail corridor project. It's a federal project being paid with stimulus dollars. The goal is for Amtrak service to be available from New Haven up to Vermont, making stops in between.

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    2. Northampton I-91 Exit 19 interchange goes into design phase; work projected to be done by 2019

      Northampton I-91 Exit 19 interchange goes into design phase; work projected to be done by 2019

      The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is proceeding into the design phase of a plan to reconfigure the Interstate 91 interchange at exit 19. The plan, called Alternative 13A, features a roundabout at the foot of the ramp coming off the northbound lanes of I-91 and a new, wider entrance ramp off Bridge Street into the southbound lanes. There is no southbound exit in the plan. To get onto I-91 north, motorists will still have to drive down Damon Road to its intersection with King Street.

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    3. Mayors urge more Amtrak shuttles between Springfield and Vermont | GazetteNet.com

      Mayors urge more Amtrak shuttles between Springfield and Vermont | GazetteNet.com

      The mayors of Northampton, Greenfield and Holyoke are lobbying the state to increase the number of daily Amtrak shuttles planned for their communities when new high-speed passenger rail service begins next year.  The extension of the New Haven/Springfield Amtrak Shuttle north will provide a significant economic boon to both the region and to their respective communities, the three mayors said in a letter this week to Richard A. Davey, the state’s transportation secretary.

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    4. Union Station project in Springfield gets $467400 contribution from

      Union Station project in Springfield gets $467400 contribution from

      With the latest grant, MassDevelopment has now provided nearly $2.1 million in funding for environmental work at Union Station and the abutting former Hotel Charles property, and the parking garage site. In January, MassDevelopment announced a $650,0000 grant, also through its brownfield redevelopment fund, for environmental assessment and mitigation at Union Station, as part of its commitment in funds.

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    5. Massachusetts highway administrator boosts 1-91 overhaul in Springfield, possible restoration of turnpike tolls

      Massachusetts highway administrator boosts 1-91 overhaul in Springfield, possible restoration of turnpike tolls

      DePaola, an engineer who was appointed to his position in 2011, was among top leaders in state government who spoke in front of business officials during this year's "Beacon Hill Summit" at the Statehouse by the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce and the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce.

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    6. Bradley International - American Airlines Announcement

      Following the exciting news last week about American Airlines instituting nonstop service to Los Angeles from Bradley, I want to thank all of the members of the business community who have continuously helped our efforts to attract new air service which is critical to our region’s needs.  We are working diligently on securing additional markets and increasing capacity, and have tailored our efforts to meet your air service requests.

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    7. More nimble airport authority still on arrival | HartfordBusiness.com

      More nimble airport authority still on arrival | HartfordBusiness.com

      Connecticut's promise of a more nimble, market-responsive airport authority has been delayed by the long process of switching authority from the state Department of Transportation.  But the promise may come to fruition soon as ConnDOT will relinquish full control to the Connecticut Airport Authority sometime between mid-April and mid-May.  'Most people are very anxious to see this happen,' said Kevin Dillon, CAA executive director. 'It is a pretty comprehensive undertaking. Most people think that one day you shake hands and the next day you're in charge.'  The state General Assembly created the CAA in June 2011 to change ...

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    8. Quadrangle, Allen Street, Tiffany Street and Indian Orchard areas to be subject of 4 major Springfield road improvment projects

      Quadrangle, Allen Street, Tiffany Street and Indian Orchard areas to be subject of 4 major Springfield road improvment projects

      “The projects announced today are the start of a busy 2013 construction season in Springfield,” Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said in a prepared statement. “As we move forward with our rebuilding efforts, projects like these are contributing to the continuing narrative that Springfield is on the mend and on the move.”

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    9. Panel named for reviewing public-private partnerships on Massachusetts transportation infastructure projects

      Panel named for reviewing public-private partnerships on Massachusetts transportation infastructure projects

      The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced that Gov. Deval Patrick appointed four members for two-year terms. They are former Congressman John Olver, of Amherst; Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists President Joseph Dorant, of Saugus; MassDOT Board member Alan Macdonald, of Winchester; and Valmo Ventures Chair and CEO Valerie Mosley, of Weston.

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    10. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick files $19 billion transportation bond bill

      Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick files $19 billion transportation bond bill

      Gov. Deval L. Patrick Wednesday submitted a $19 billion transportation bond bill to authorize and fund road, bridge and rail projects over the next 10 years including money for overhauling the elevated section of Interstate 91 in downtown Springfield. The bill also includes $300 million in so-called Chapter 90 grants for cities and towns to pave and repair roads, up from the current $200 million.

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    11. Bradley International Airport looks to add airlines, routes and flights

      Bradley International Airport looks to add airlines, routes and flights

      Graney said the Economic Development Council’s research also finds that West Coast and international routes are needed at Bradley.

      “All the other stuff helps, but the game changers are the West Coast and Europe,” Graney said. “To the extent that they can pursue and land airlines to make those flight connections, it opens up longer-range business prospects.”

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    12. Springfield's Union Station project gets funding boost from MassDevelopment; grant targets site cleanup

      Springfield's Union Station project gets funding boost from MassDevelopment; grant targets site cleanup

      - A grant issued through MassDevelopment's Brownfields Redevelopment Fund [pdf] will help pay for the mitigation of environmental issues at Union Station, the site of a new regional transportation center. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced the grant Wednesday. Environmental issues at the site that runs along Frank B. Murray Street include petroleum and underground tanks at the former Hotel Charles location. The former baggage building and the terminal building are home to an asbestos roof, PCBs in window caulking, and asbestos-wrapped pipes.

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    13. Focus of summit between Agawam, West Springfield councilors flips from possible casino to CSX railway crossing

      Focus of summit between Agawam, West Springfield councilors flips from possible casino to CSX railway crossing

      A main focus of a meeting between the Agawam City Council Community Relations Subcommittee and West Springfield officials has changed from the impacts a casino proposed for West Side’s Eastern States Exposition fairgrounds would have on Agawam to issues concerning a CSX railway crossing.

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    14. Editorial: Gov. Patrick's $1 billion vision for transportation on the road to nowhere | masslive.com

      Editorial: Gov. Patrick's $1 billion vision for transportation on the road to nowhere | masslive.com

      You’ve got to admire Gov. Patrick’s gamesmanship for championing a plan to raise $1 billion a year to pay for various transportation projects and repairs. It was an act without precedent in Massachusetts: a billion-dollar ask in the midst of a still-marginal economy. Only a second-term governor with no further aspirations for elected office would dare to do this.

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