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Bose launches entry-level car sound system

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Amid the bustle of the Paris Motor Show, Bose has introduced its first small vehicle sound system in the new Nissan Micra with speakers built right into the headrest.

Mass. treasury raising $326M for transportation projects

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Massachusetts Treasury officials are taking retail orders Wednesday on $326 million in bonds to fund bridge and rail projects.

MBTA pads rail car contract with $4M amendment

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With a $4 million contract extension to handle inspections of refurbished trolley cars, the MBTA has agreed to pay a total of $21 million for consultants assisting with limited overhauls of Red and...

$93M Fitchburg commuter station opening Friday

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The new Wachusett Commuter Rail Station on the Fitchburg Line will open on Friday.

Mass. highway systems near the bottom

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Massachusetts ranks near the bottom of states in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness, but has the lowest rate of fatal crashes in the country, a report from the Reason Foundation found.

Policymaker wants Mass. law governing self-driving vehicles

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As the federal government and the city of Boston move toward self-driving cars, one of the state's top transportation policymakers believes state laws should change to accommodate the new technology...

Private jet fleet relocating to Worcester

Sam Bonacci |

Rectrix Aviation -- Massachusett's largest private jet service -- will relocate its fleet to the Worcester Regional Airport after selecting the location as its maintenance base-of-operations.

Upgrade of full red line fleet could boost capacity, reduce wait times

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The bustling Red Line, the MBTA's busiest subway line, could transport an additional 10,000 passengers an hour and keep the time between trains to about three minutes if the agency upgrades the...

Feds issue guidance on automated vehicles

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The U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday is issuing policy guidelines governing the testing and deployment of automated vehicles, including recommended areas for states to consider in order...

State funds $190K bus connecting Brattleboro, Worcester, Boston

Sam Bonacci |

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has awarded a grant to fund a bus line connecting Brattleboro, Vt. to Boston through Fitchburg and Worcester as part of an effort to expand...

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