Friday, December 14, 2012
The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will oversee the CapeFLYER service, which will launch Memorial Day weekend.
Residents of Boston will be able to get to Cape Cod without a car next summer. The Cape Cod Transit Authority this week announced the CapeFLYER service, which will launch Memorial Day weekend 2013. The service will feature five total trains per weekend running between South Station and Hyannis: one outgoing train Friday night, Saturday morning and Sunday morning and one incoming train Saturday night and Sunday night, according to Tom Cahir, CCRTA administrator. Cahir said CCRTA anticipates 2,000 people per weekend will use the service. The service will follow the MBTA commuter rail’s Lakeville/Middleborough “Old Colony” line plus two additional stops: Buzzard’s Bay and Hyannis, Cahir said. Buses will be in place to get people to other …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will be making changes and rewarding commuters who reduce their carbon footprints.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) announced yesterday its partnership with MassDOT’s MassRIDES and NuRide, offering walkers, bikers, telecommuters, carpoolers/vanpoolers, and transit riders rewards for choosing transportation methods that decrease Cape Cod’s carbon footprint. NuRide, the country’s largest commuter rewards program, was developed to encourage people to make greener trips, while earning rewards. By accessing the CCRTA services or any other type of transportation service that one does not travel alone, individuals can accumulate points for redemption at retail stores, restaurant coupons, and tickets to shows and attractions. Administrator Thomas S. Cahir is pleased to support NuRide, because CCRTA also believes …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority commissioned a study to investigate how they may develop the acreage surrounding the Hyannis Transportation Center.
The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) is investigating how to develop its large parcel of land surrounding the Hyannis bus station. Last week CCRTA announced there will be a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Master Plan Study of the 10.84 acre parcel surrounding the Hyannis Transportation Center (HTC). The study will define a conceptual and comprehensive plan that will guide future development and redevelopment with an emphasis on supporting transit ridership and smart growth. The project is expected to result in recommendations with cost estimates for the short (less than 5 years), moderate, (5-10 years), and long-term (greater than 10 years). The CCRTA chose AECOM for its experience, creativity and overall lowest cost. As a…
Thursday, November 3, 2011
A new company will run Hyannis Transportation Center and CCRTA's transit system.
MV Transportation, the largest private provider of paratransit services and the largest US privately-owned passenger transportation contracting firm, took over management of the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) today, the CCRTA announced in a press release. The CCRTA owns and operates the Hyannis Transportation Center and an operations and maintenance facility in South Dennis. Under the new contract MV manages the entire CCRTA operation including dispatch, reservations, scheduling and vehicle and property maintenance for CCRTA’s fixed route and paratransit operations, according to a press release. MV is based out of CCRTA’s current operations and maintenance facility in South Dennis, MA and provides service to all of Cape Cod. …