1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. Springfield's future lies in rails and ports according to a conference

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 4 2011)

      Springfield's future lies in rails and ports according to a conference More than 105 business people and others attended the 2011 Logistics Conference hosted by the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, the region’s economic development agency, and Associated Industries of Massachusetts, a Boston-based business group. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    2. Plane Speaking

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 29 2011)

      Plane Speaking Lyon now boasts 25 employees and annual sales around $20 million. Along the way, it has steadily added to its fleet of planes. The hangars at the Pittsfield airport now house that original Cessna and a twin-engine model (used for training), a Piper Navajo,a six-seat Lear Jet, two eight-passenger Hawker 800s (the ‘workhorses’ of the stable), and the showhorse (although it logs considerable time in the air itself), a Gulfstream IV, or G4, as it’s often called, which can seat 12, although it rarely does (Read Full Article)

    3. 2011 Logistics Conference - MEDIA ADVISORY

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 25 2011)

      Springfield MA-- Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) and the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (“EDC”) are hosting a Logistics Conference on Tuesday, March 29 at the Sheraton Springfield hotel. The Conference features Keynote Speaker Curtis Spencer, President of IMS Worldwide, a site selection and supply chain management consultant to multinational firms.       (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   Allan W. Blair

    4. Springfield logistics conference to focus on the cost of moving goods in a time of rising oil prices

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 20 2011)

      Springfield logistics conference to focus on the cost of moving goods in a time of rising oil prices The EDC and Associated Industries of Massachusetts, a Boston-based business lobbying group , are hosting a Logistics Conference from 1:45 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 at the Sheraton Monarch Place Hotel, in Springfield. The cost is $25 and more information is available from either Graney at m.graney@westernmassedc.com or Dawn Creighton of Associated Industries at dcreighton@aimnet.org. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    5. Hamilton Sundstrand inks deal to build electric power system for Chinese passenger jet

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 20 2011)

      Hamilton Sundstrand and China’s AVIC Electromechanical Systems Co. Ltd. have finalized plans to manufacture the electric power system for the new Commercial Aviation Corp. of China C919 passenger jet, the Windsor Locks company says. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

    6. Conn. governor in Washington seeking high-speed rail funds

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 17 2011)

      Conn. governor in Washington seeking high-speed rail funds The money would fund the planned commuter rail line from New Haven to Springfield, Mass. Connecticut has already committed $286 million to the project, which is expected to cost about $800 million. The federal government already approved $161 million and Malloy and the congressional delegation have been looking for federal funding to help cover the remainder of the cost. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Dannel Malloy

    7. Proposed Bills Could Rev Up Bradley International Airport as an Economic Engine

      Explore Windsor, CT Patch (Mar 10 2011)

      Proposed Bills Could Rev Up Bradley International Airport as an Economic Engine Bradley is also viewed as our airport in Western New England,” Alan Blair, president and CEO of the Economic Development Commission of Western Massachusetts. “We regard Bradley as our portal to the rest of the world.” Blair said more autonomy would allow the airport to focus on route development which is a key to economic development. Blair said the airport currently has no route development specialist which hurts when there are companies that want to have routes to Bradley. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Northeast Utilities   Dannel Malloy

    8. EDC and AIM to Host Logistics Conference

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 9 2011)

      The EDC and Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) are hosting a Logistics Conference on Tuesday afternoon, March 29 at the Sheraton Springfield hotel. The EDC and AIM want to thank conference sponsor, U.S. Trust, and supporters GZA and the Hartford-Springfield Economic Partnership. Here are links to the invitation to the event -- http://www.westernmassedc.com/2011logistics/  --

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      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   Michael Graney

    9. Cost, regulations changing transport business

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 1 2011)

      Cost, regulations changing transport business Transportation costs are figured and adjusted every Tuesday and Jeffrey D. Kane, senior vice president of Five Star Logistics in Wilbraham, knows what will happen tomorrow. “It’ll go up,” he said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    10. West Springfield rail yard, railroads and area port sparking business growth

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 28 2011)

      West Springfield rail yard, railroads and area port sparking business growth CSX has wrapped up a $10 million expansion and renovation of the West Springfield facility in order to more efficiently handle containerized shipping. CSX also hopes to complete by the end of this year a $25 million project increasing the clearances on its rights of way to allow for double-stacked trains. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    11. Engine developer Scuderi Group expands to Japan - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Feb 14 2011)

      Engine developer Scuderi Group expands to Japan - Mass High Tech Business News Scuderi Group, the West Springfield company that is developing a new internal combustion engine, said today that it is opening an Asian headquarters in Japan’s automotive center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    12. West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ...

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2011)

      West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ... The other huge project that got started in 2010 was the mammoth expansion of CSX’s freight yard, a project which Gibson put at $10 million. “That will definitely lead to a rejuvenation of our Main Street-Union Street corridor and hopefully lead to future development in the area of the West Springfield trade center,” Gibson said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    13. Bradley International Airport takes off: Ridership up, more options

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 11 2011)

      Bradley International Airport takes off: Ridership up, more options Allan W. Blair, president and chief executive officer of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts agrees. Blair says flight service to Europe would be a boon to the Western Massachusetts-Connecticut regional economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Allan W. Blair   Delta Air Lines

    14. PVTA wins federal funding for new passenger information system

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 31 2011)

      PVTA wins federal funding for new passenger information system The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority has received a $745,000 grant to complete the final stage of its passenger information system. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    15. 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)

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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