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 …

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 …

SMART Analyses

A CITIZEN’S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE MASSACHUSETTSSTEAMSHIP AUTHORITY ENABLING ACT   SMART analysis of traffic share of Steamship Authority cars, buses, and larger trucks on Woods Hole Road (S of Oyster Pond), sum of S and N traffic count passing S of Oyster Pond Road intersection TrafficsharebySSAinSeptember2020   SMART review report “On the Costs of …