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Worcester opens new bus hub

In Other Cities, Transportation by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Photo from Worcester Telegram & Gazette Worcester, Mass. has opened their new bus hub at the city’s Union Station. The hub connects local WRTA buses to intercity buses, Amtrak, and MBTA commuter rail and features real time electronic bus information, covered bike parking, and charging stations for the agency’s new electric buses. See more information on the USDOT Fast Lane …

Mass.gov: MassDOT Goal – Triple Travel by Bicycle, Transit, Walking

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson2 Comments

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today in Springfield announced a statewide mode shift goal of tripling the share of travel in Massachusetts by bicycling, transit and walking. With the mode shift goal MassDOT will be able to foster improved quality of life by improving our environment and preserving capacity on our highway network; by letting other travel options …

And you want a train, and you want a train…

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson4 Comments

Amtrak train at New London Station. Photo (cc) mjpeacecorps The Day of New London editorialized this week about our new train service to Wickford Junction. The gist of the editorial being they like more trains and want even more. Currently, New London is stuck in a bit of a train void, Shore Line East service to New London does not …