TommyCar Auto Group, which operates five car dealerships in Hampshire County, is expanding into the auto-body business with the opening of its new TommyCar Collision Center in Northampton. The center, which is now open, is located at 32 Damon Road, next door to the auto group’s Volvo Cars Pioneer Valley dealership. Read the source article…

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The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) announced that enhancements have been made to the on-airport testing program at Bradley International Airport in response to strong interest from the traveling public. As the travel industry navigates the complexity surrounding COVID-19, the CAA has taken strong, proactive measures to ensure the continued well-being of passengers at Bradley. This…

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The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) announced the debut of new, non-stop service from Bradley International Airport to Nashville International Airport on Southwest Airlines. “Southwest is excited to offer travelers from Bradley International Airport daily service to the vibrant city of Nashville beginning in March 2021,” said Brian Parrish, a spokesperson for Southwest Airlines. In addition…

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The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority will receive $680,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce travel times and create greater access to jobs for rural residents in Western Massachusetts. The money will fund a transit review and improvement planning study, the Department of Transportation said Wednesday. That would include recommendations for improved transit services…

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CRRC subway cars for the MBTA Orange Line and Red Line will be delayed by at least a year, T officials announced Monday. CRRC, which employs 177 union production workers at its sprawling plant in East Springfield, pinned blame for the delays on the coronavirus pandemic. Spokeswoman Lydia Rivera cited changes to technical specifications and…

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The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) announced non-stop service to four new destinations from Bradley International Airport on JetBlue. These new destinations include Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Cancún, Mexico. “One of Connecticut’s best competitive assets is its international airport in such close proximity to so many of our communities and employers,” Connecticut Gov.…

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When it comes to moving freight, Jeremy Levine says, many business owners believe it comes down to a choice between rail — if it’s available — or trucks. But in many cases, he believes, the best answer might be rail and trucks. And this is the answer that has enabled Westfield-based sister businesses Pioneer Valley Railroad (PVRR)…

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Volvo Cars Pioneer Valley, part of the TommyCar Auto Group, will move from South Deerfield to its new location at 48 Damon Road in Northampton on Sept. 1. “This is an exciting change for us as Northampton is such a wonderful community and has been incredibly welcoming,” said TommyCar co-owner Carla Cosenzi. “The dealership will…

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The Massachusetts Senate approved nearly $17 billion in borrowing to fund the state’s transportation system, including nearly $50 million in spending earmarked for the east-west rail project. The sweeping legislative package — a modified version of Gov. Charlie Baker’s bond bill proposed last year — would authorize billions of dollars in transportation investments over the…

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