WAMC: Federal Funds OKed For Regional Bike Share Program By: Paul Tuthill August 9, 2016 Federal funding has been approved for a bike sharing service in western Massachusetts.
By Scott Merzbach Saturday, August 6, 2016 NORTHAMPTON — A long-planned regional bicycle sharing program that could launch next summer in both Northampton and Amherst secured more than $1 million in federal funding this week.
By: Ted LaBorde August 2, 2016 WESTFIELD - City officials are launching efforts to gain Green Community status for the city through the state Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
By: G. Michael Dobbs July 28, 2016 I had a fascinating a-hah moment the other day when I was covering the press conference about a rail study that would improve access to rail travel in Massachusetts, Vermont and Connecticut.
By: Nancy Eve Cohen July 20, 2016 If you want to take a train from Springfield to Boston, there’s only one a day and it’s notoriously slow. But a new federally funded study looks at the cost and benefits of expanding train service to Boston — and Montreal.
By David McKay & Tamara Sacharczyk July 20, 2016 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A high speed train connecting Springfield to several major cities, including Canada could soon be in the works.
MassLive.com: Federal study outlines proposed $1.2B expansion of passenger rail in Northeast with Springfield as a key connection
By: Peter Goonan (Photo by Michael Gordon) July 20, 2016 SPRINGFIELD — A federal study that details the proposed expansion of passenger rail service in the Northeast, with Springfield serving as a key connection, was praised by local advocates Wednesday as a project with great promise and benefits to the region and state.
Daily Hampshire Gazette Editorial July 19, 2016 My heart sank when I read a recent article in the Gazette about a man who admitted to assaulting his pregnant partner and was given a suspended sentence.
MassLive: Not giving up: Springfield officials, residents pursue long-discussed bike trail in McKnight area
SPRINGFIELD — City officials said Friday that after years of discussions and a feasibility study in 2014, they remain enthusiastic and committed to pursuing grant funds for a proposed bicycle trail in the McKnight neighborhood.
July 15, 2016 HUNTINGTON – Representatives from MassDevelopment, Elan Planning/Design/Landscape Architecture and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) joined Gateway Hilltown representatives Thursday to move forward on the Community Compact agreements that were signed by the towns in May.