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Proposal to build new underground PABT near 11th Ave.

Nov. 11, 2020

Could the Port Authority NY/NJ Bus Terminal be rebuilt entirely underground? A $15 billion proposal, not available before to the public, is being offered by engineering firm AECOM, as one of three proposals being considered. The underground terminal would have separate tunnels feeding in/out of the Lincoln Tunnel; it would be closer to the Javits Center on land already owned by NYC.

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New PABT as envisioned by AECOM proposal

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UMass-Amherst on-campus learning offered to freshmen and transfers in Spring, 2021

Oct. 28, 2020

UMass-Amherst campus has announced a slightly wider opening stance for the Spring College semester, after a mostly failed partial opening in the Fall semester. Twice a week Covid testing will be a part of the rules for allowing students to remain on campus for in-person classes.

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Springfield Transit hiring bus operators and diesel mechanics

Sept. 18, 2020

Local 448/Springfield Area Transit Company (PVTA) has notified Local 1512 that for those who are interested: PVTA has 20 job openings for bus drivers; and PVTA has 3-4 openings for diesel mechanics. The maintenance facility newly opened in 2018 has all modern facilities. Local 1512 is not promoting or encouraging any action by our members; only making aware of employment opportunities at our sister local unit.

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