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Henri Targets Long Island, New England

Binoculars stand near the Chatham lighthouse on Cape Cod in Chatham, Mass. Binoculars stand near the Chatham lighthouse on Cape Cod in Chatham, Mass. (Adam Glanzman/Bloomberg News)

Tropical Storm Henri is set to grow into a hurricane before slamming the Northeast anywhere from Long Island to Massachusetts, bringing heavy rain, a flooding storm surge and thrashing winds to the region starting Aug. 22.

Brian K. Sullivan | Bloomberg News
August 20, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Massachusetts' $2.65 Billion Capital Plan Includes Funds for Transportation

Infrastructure Workers fix a road in Boston. (Scott Eisen/Bloomberg News)

Massachusetts leaders recently announced a $2.65 billion Capital Plan, which includes millions for improving transportation infrastructure and bottlenecks.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 22, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s Executive Order Aims to Electrify Transportation, Buildings

Baker Baker speaks at an event earlier this year. (Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Associated Press, Pool

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within state facilities, including those for transportation.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Massachusetts Bond Bill Includes Funding for Roads, Bridges and Transit

Baker Gov. Charlie Baker signs a past bill. (Gov. Charlie Baker/Flickr)

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed a $16 billion transportation bond bill, which includes funding to modernize various modes of transportation.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 19, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Promotes $18 Billion Transportation Plan

Massachusetts $18 Billion Transportation Plan Workers fill in a pothole on Herald Street in Boston. (Scott Eisen/Bloomberg News)

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker recently testified before the state’s Joint Committee on Transportation to promote proposed legislation for an $18 billion transportation plan.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2019
Government, Autonomous

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Approves $200 Million for Roads and Bridges in Cities

Duck Bridge in Lawrence, Mass. Duck Bridge in Lawrence, Mass., by Elise Amendola/AP

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has signed an infrastructure bill providing funds for road and bridge projects in every city and town in the state.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2019
Government

Infrastructure Lacking, Massachusetts Freight Plan Panel Says

MassDOT/Flickr

With members including representatives of regional business and government agencies, a railroad and ports, a new advisory committee held its first meeting Jan. 26 to devise a state freight plan.

Cyrus Moulton | Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.)
January 30, 2017