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URGENT! Please write in support of S2361!
lease write in support of S2361 (Senator Susan Moran’s bill): “An Act relative to municipal equity in Steamship Authority operations” See: https://malegislature.gov/Bills/192/S2361 Written testimony may be submitted by email to Kirsten.Centrella@mahouse.gov. Please consider including one or more of the points below in your letter: The SSA has become a destructive monopoly. The SSA is destroying its mainland …
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New Bedford port plans
New Bedford port development plans NEW BEDFORD WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT PLAN:FOCUS AREA NORTHDraft March 2020 NEW BEDFORD WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT PLAN:FOCUS AREA SOUTHDraft March 2020 “There is renewed interest in a freight ferry service to Martha’s Vineyard, prompted by continuing pressure on the Steamship Authority (SSA) by residents and businesses in Falmouth/Woods Hole to remove truck traffic. …
SMART Questions for the SSA’s New Bedford Service Model
1. Will the SSA be issuing a Request for Proposals for the future NB freight service that would be open to all to submit a proposal? 2. When will Craig Johnson’s work begin? Freight service planning would have to begin at least 18-24 months before service could begin, and need not wait until the …
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Traffic count figures indicate a funnel of traffic in this interactive map created by the Cape Cod Commission.