Work is now well underway toward construction of a new regional transit center in Greenfield- the Commonwealth’s first “shovel ready” federal stimulus project to move forward this spring as part of Governor Patrick's Massachusetts Recovery Plan.
The photo at left shows demolition this week of a building on the site by Stamford Wrecking. The building is now fully demolished and the work on schedule.
The $12.8 million innovative Franklin Regional Transit Center project will be located within the Greenfield Bank Row Urban Renewal Zone and provide a transportation hub for Franklin County supporting public and private transit services. The transit center is designed to encourage future passenger rail service and boost investment in downtown Greenfield.
To learn more about stimulus projects visit Governor Patrick’s Massachusetts Recovery and Reinvestment Plan website.
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Governor Deval Patrick joined US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to announce a $20 million federal Transportation Improvement Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to fund the Ruggles Station Commuter Rail Platform Project. Ruggles Station currently has only two platforms, limiting the number of trains that …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Ruggles Station Funding
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The Federal Aviation Administration has designated and Governor Deval Patrick proclaimed the week of September 15-19 as Girls in Aviation Week. The proclamation notes the importance of the aerospace industry to economic prosperity, national security and citizen safety. The number of women involved in the …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Girls in Aviation Week