1. Articles in category: Transportation

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    1. New Bradley Terminal Would Nearly Double Airport Gates

      Explore CTnow.com (Jul 10 2012)

      New Bradley Terminal Would Nearly Double Airport Gates

      Arrivals and departures are estimated to increase 44 percent between 2009 and 2028. Economic development executives in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts universally agree that a robust Bradley is crucial to adding and keeping jobs in the region.

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport

    2. New ties to mark rail work start in Northampton

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 10 2012)

      NORTHAMPTON - Later this summer, when new ties start going down on the city's existing railroad tracks, residents will have the first visible indication of the return of passenger rail service. read more (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer   Amtrak

    3. Aug. 2 hearing on Bradley's new terminal

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Jul 9 2012)

      An Aug. 2 public hearing is planned to discuss a proposal to build a new terminal at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, The Associated Press reports.

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    4. HCC's Embrace Education Foundation Campaign raises $500K for Picknelly Education Center

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 7 2012)

      HCC's Embrace Education Foundation Campaign raises $500K for Picknelly Education Center

      The idea to combine an adult education facility with a bus station was the brainchild of the late Peter Picknelly, founder of Peter Pan Bus Lines. “If Peter Sr. were alive today, he would be very, very very proud,” said Robert Schwarz, executive vice president of Peter Pan Bus Lines, which owns the transportation center. “His vision is complete.”

      Schwarz said Picknelly was an avid reader who was troubled by illiteracy in the community and decided to do something about it. “Transportation centers are nice,” Schwarz said, recalling Picknelly’s vision, “but there needs to be more. The more is ...

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      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke   Peter Pan Bus Lines

    5. CSX railroad agrees to accelerate Route 20 railroad bridge construction, West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger says

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 5 2012)

      CSX railroad agrees to accelerate Route 20 railroad bridge construction, West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger says

      WEST SPRINGFIELD – Rail company CSX has agreed in principle to an accelerated construction technique for the replacement of the Union Street railroad bridge in the Merrick section, according to Mayor Gregory C. Neffinger.

              However, CSX has not confirmed that statement.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   West Springfield   Springfield

    6. $26.6 Million For Road & Bridge Repairs

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jul 3 2012)

      $26.6 Million For Road & Bridge Repairs

      Western Massachusetts is set to receive more than $25 million for local road and bridge projects as part of a $200 million transportation bond bill passed last week by the Legislature .

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      Mentions:   Chicopee

    7. PVTA's $1.9 million windfall averts fare hikes, service cuts

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 28 2012)

      PVTA's $1.9 million windfall averts fare hikes, service cuts

      State Sen. Stanley C. Rosenberg, D-Amherst said the $1.9 million cash infusion approved for the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority will not only balances its budget, but also signals a new willingness by state lawmakers to provide adequate funding for regional transit agencies statewide.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst

    8. PVTA Advisory Board votes against fare hikes in 2013

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2012)

      PVTA Advisory Board votes against fare hikes in 2013

      PVTA bus fares will remain the same through June 30, 2013.  The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority Advisory Board voted on Wednesday not to increase fares in 2013, despite warnings by dissenters that as a consequence services will have to be cut – and the board will be faced with the same dilemma in 2014.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    9. Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says 'no' to proposed PVTA fare hikes, citing transit authority's improving fiscal health | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2012)

      Sarno said higher fares could hurt city residents who rely on public transportation. "I was concerned about the proposed fare increases because of the impact it would have on many Springfield residents who utilize the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority as their sole means of transportation," he said in a statement. "Based on the information indicating the transit authority's fiscal year 2013 budget is balanced, I cannot in good conscience currently support the proposed fare increases."

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield

    10. Massachusetts Senate approves bailout for MBTA, rejects control board | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 20 2012)

      Massachusetts Senate approves bailout for MBTA, rejects control board | masslive

      The Pioneer Valley authority provides fixed-route bus service and paratransit service to 24 communities, including Amherst, Chicopee, Holyoke, Northampton, Palmer, Springfield and Westfield. The service is used by elderly people, college students, the disabled and people without cars.

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      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   Amherst

    11. Final $17 million for Union Station means rehabilitation can move forward on new train, bus station in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 19 2012)

      Final $17 million for Union Station means rehabilitation can move forward on new train, bus station in Springfield

      Construction on those rail lines in Massachusetts will begin in July, said Timothy W. Brennan, executive director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. Rail work should be done by 2014. The state is also studying future improvements to the east-west Boston-Worcester- Springfield rail corridor.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    12. Pratt & Whitney signs contract to supply jet engines to Russia's Irkut Corp. | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 9 2012)

      Pratt & Whitney signs contract to supply jet engines to Russia's Irkut Corp. | masslive.com

      Pratt and Russia’s Irkut Corp. on Tuesday signed an agreement to offer the Pratt-built PurePower PW1400G engine on Irkut’s MC-21 line of planes, Todd Kallman, president of Pratt’s Commercial Engines operation, said.

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      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   The Republican

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

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 4 2012)

      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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 1 2012)

      "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

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

      Explore masslive.com (May 21 2012)

      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

    16. 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

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

      Explore masslive.com (May 10 2012)

      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

    18. Airport upgrades arriving soon | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (May 8 2012)

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

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 17 2012)

      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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 9 2012)

      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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 5 2012)

      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

    22. 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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 4 2012)

      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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 2 2012)

      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

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