State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey is pressing the Massachusetts Senate to approve a transportation bond bill as a new construction season approaches. The $12.7 billion bond bill approved earlier this month in a unanimous vote in the Massachusetts House includes funding for some long-sought projects in western Massachusetts.
Work has begun on a project that officials say will bring high speed passenger train service to the most heavily populated cities of western Massachusetts. WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.
A general contractor has been selected to manage the building of a major transportation project in western Massachusetts. A recent influx of federal funds has the long stalled redevelopment of Springfield’s derelict train station back on the fast track, as WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports
The Obama administration Monday announced more than $700 million for transportation projects across the country. The administration’s transportation secretary visited Springfield Massachusetts to highlight one of the projects. WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.