Transportation

CTrail ridership in Springfield totals 11K after first year; Union Station welcomed 2.5 million passengers

Ridership on CTrail’s Hartford Line trains to and from Springfield has hovered just above 1,000 passengers a month according to Union Station visitor numbers provided by the Springfield Redevelopment Authority. Through its first 11 full months of operation, July 2018 through May 2019, CTrail trains have carried 11,570 people to and from Union Station in…

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Study of east-west rail connecting North Adams, Greenfield and Boston passes Massachusetts Senate

As state Sen. Jo Comerford campaigned to represent Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester in the Massachusetts legislature last year, the issue of transportation connecting the state kept arising among voters. Residents in Central and Western Massachusetts spoke of an easier way to get to and from Boston. “It’s within people’s lifetimes that we had passenger service,”…

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Peter Pan Charts a Route to Continued Growth

Peter Picknelly says the higher prices that consumers are experiencing at the gas pump are a fairly recent phenomenon, with the surge coming over the past few months or so. But in the bus business, such changes to the landscape can, and usually do, have a quick and profound impact. And Easter weekend provided ample…

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MassDOT Commuter Transportation Listening Session

The EDC has been asked by MassDOT to cohost a listening session on the specific issue of a potentially, new, workforce transportation initiative.  The purpose of the listening session is to hear from the business community about the barriers that transportation presents to employer’s ability to find, maintain and develop the necessary workforce.  MassDOT is…

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