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CSX announces record 3Q profit

CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) announced a record third-quarter profit of $509 million Tuesday as it transported more freight thanks to high demand in the market.

Commission seeks feedback on area transportation needs

The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) is seeking input for a transportation plan that will drive federal funding allocation in Central Massachusetts over the next 25 years,...

South Station fixes could boost Worcester rail line

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Boston's South Station is becoming a "choke point in the system and an obstacle to expanded service," according to state Transportation Secretary Richard Davey, who asked lawmakers Thursday for help...

JetBlue flies its 100,000th Worcester passenger

John Agoglia |

JetBlue Airways at Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) reached its 100,000 passenger since starting service in November 2013 with daily flights to Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., the Massachusetts...

Gas prices fall to lowest point of 2014

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down six cents from last week to their lowest point this year as prices at the pump continue to fall, according to AAA Southern New England.

Grafton & Upton Railroad wins case to build new facility

John Agoglia |

After more than a year-long struggle with the town to construct and operate a liquefied propane gas (LPG) transloading facility at its North Grafton rail yard, The Grafton and Upton...

Worcester Airport awarded $1.1M DOT grant

John Agoglia |

With work already underway to demolish and refurbish the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) tower at Worcester Regional Airport, the project has received a $1.1 million federal grant from the...

JetBlue CEO will retire in Feb.

The man who helped bring JetBlue to Worcester will be stepping down in February, the company announced on Thursday.

Tesla’s removal of patent restrictions a boost for electric cars

CHRISTINE FIMOGNARI Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

In an unexpected move that may have a big impact on transportation, luxury electric car maker Tesla Motors announced in June that it will allow others to freely use its patented...

Raytheon awarded $130M electronic tolling deal

Emily Micucci |

Waltham-based Raytheon will lead a team of Massachusetts-based companies that will convert Bay State tolling to an automatic system that will allow drivers to pass through toll stations without...

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