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CapeFLYER Begins Memorial Weekend 2018
Cape Flyer Returns with New Fares

CapeFLYER Begins Memorial Weekend 2018

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on May 7, 2018 • views: 144

 HYANNIS, MA –May 7, 2018 –  Entering its sixth year of service, the CapeFLYER is excited to announce that trains will again be running from Boston to Cape Cod starting on Memorial Day weekend. Service will begin on Friday, May 25th and operate on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day. To better serve the CapeFLYER […]

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RTA Encouraging Young Riders

The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Kicks off Youth Initiative

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on May 3, 2018 • views: 83

  Hyannis, MA – April 30, 2018 – The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority has successfully engaged in an ongoing effort to educate senior citizens and enhance services in collaboration with Councils on Aging across the Cape. To supplement this endeavor, the Cape Cod RTA has created a Youth Initiative with a mission to educate […]

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Sagamore Bridge: All Four Lanes are OPEN
Sagamore Bridge: OPEN

Sagamore Bridge: All Four Lanes are OPEN

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on May 2, 2018 • views: 297

All four lanes of the Sagamore Bridge are once again open. The repair work on the Sagamore Bridge is nearly complete. The contractor, R. Zoppo Corporation of Stoughton, Mass., is now off the bridge and all four travel lanes are open. During the next few days the contractor will continue to perform off-roadway work and […]

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Sagamore Bridge Work Nearing Completion
Sagamore Bridge Work to Wrap This Week

Sagamore Bridge Work Nearing Completion

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation, Uncategorized by on April 30, 2018 • views: 85

Feeling challenged traveling on and off-Cape while work is done to the Sagamore Bridge? Relief is in sight – at least until the busy summer season begins. The US Army Corps of Engineers reports that repair work on the Sagamore Bridge is nearing completion, nearly a month ahead of schedule. Phase Three of work is […]

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Your Input Needed: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod
Share Your Thoughts on the Future of Cape Cod Transportation

Your Input Needed: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on April 26, 2018 • views: 74

The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released two (2) documents for a 21-day public review and comment period. Members of the public are invited to review these documents and provide comments. DRAFT: Cape Cod Transportation Improvement Program Federal Fiscal Year 2019 – 2023 DRAFT: Cape Cod Unified Planning Work Program Federal Fiscal Year […]

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55 Days of Sagamore Bridge Work Scheduled to Begin This Month
Sagamore Bridge Work

55 Days of Sagamore Bridge Work Scheduled to Begin This Month

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on March 19, 2018 • views: 2004

A major project is about to begin on the Sagamore Bridge that could have serious impacts on morning and afternoon commuter travel. Later this month, the Army Corps of Engineers will embark on a 55 day project to replace damaged roadway joints on the bridge. Travel over the bridge will be reduced to one lane […]

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Coast Guard monitors progress of repairs for MV Martha’s Vineyard
Vessel Trouble

Coast Guard monitors progress of repairs for MV Martha’s Vineyard

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on March 19, 2018 • views: 182

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is continuing to work with the Steamship Authority Sunday to determine why a ferry lost power Saturday night while en route Woods Hole from Martha’s Vineyard. Passengers were stranded aboard the vessel for nearly five hours Saturday night as crew attempted to get the engines started. After the captain of the Motor Vessel Martha’s Vineyard […]

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New Bus Stop Added at Barnstable Municipal Airport
Transit Planning

New Bus Stop Added at Barnstable Municipal Airport

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on July 24, 2017 0 Comments • views: 399

HYANNIS, MA (July 24, 2017) — Local officials are lauding the addition of a new bus stop at Barnstable Municipal Airport, saying it brings a boost to local efforts to improve multi-modal transportation. Peter Pan Bus Lines will now stop at Barnstable Municipal Airport on its way to and from Logan Airport in Boston. The […]

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Steamship Authority High-Speed Ferry Iyanough Back in Action

Filed in NEWS HEADLINES, Transportation by on July 18, 2017 0 Comments • views: 364

HYANNIS, MA (July 18, 2017) — The Steamship Authority’s high-speed ferry M/V Iyanough is back in service. The ferry made its return this morning, departing Hyannis for Nantucket at 8:15 AM. The high-speed ferry crashed into the Hyannis Port breakwater on Friday, June 16, injuring 15 people. Authorities say the crew onboard mistook boats and […]

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ROWER IN DISTRESS RESCUED 530 MILES OFF CAPE COD views: 31

This past Friday, June 15th, the alarm for help was sounded by a man aboard an ocean rowboat 530 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The rower in distress, Niall Macdonald, activated his emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) around 12:30 a.m., alerting Coast Guard radio watchstanders to the dire situation. Macdonald reportedly faced […]

Yarmouth Police Officers Assaulted, Man Arrested views: 41

Police departments across the nation all share one top priority: to protect and serve their community. Being in this line of work can be very gratifying, but officers must constantly be on their toes as dangerous situations can develop suddenly and be almost impossible to predict at times. Yarmouth PD is no exception, and knows […]

KICKOFF OF HYARTS ARTIST SHANTIES & WEEKLY SUMMER FESTIVITIES views: 44

Endless opportunities lie ahead to delve into all things art and culture with the 2018 summer kickoff of the Hyannis HyArts Cultural District festivities. Cape Cod residents have been gearing up for the plethora of exciting events that the Town of Barnstable has commissioned to take place throughout the summer and into the fall season, […]

Fratantonio Sentenced to Life views: 33

District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced that a Barnstable Superior Court Jury found Christopher Fratantonio (DOB: 11/28/1980), of Cotuit, guilty of the charge of Murder in the First Degree in connection with the murder of his wife, Mary Fratantonio. The jury deliberated for approximately two hours after a five day trial before returning their verdict. The […]