The Patrick Administration wants its transporation experts to devise a plan on how to pay for the Southcoast Rail Project. 

Speaking in Dartmouth on Thursday, Lt. Governor Tim Murray says extending commuter rail service to New Bedford and Fall River remains a top priority for himself and the Governor.....

Murray says he and the Governor are still 100% supportive of Southcoast Rail.  He other areas of the state have had their transportation needs addressed, and now its the Southcoast's turn.

tsm - Lt. Gov. Tim Murray (left) joining Schwartz Center CEO Mary Hodgson and Paris on tour of the Center.

Murray made his comments after touring the Schwartz Center for Children in Dartmouth.  The state contracts with Schwartz to provide services to children facing physical and developmental challenges, and their families.

Murray also made stops Thursday at Old Colony Regional Voke-Tech High School in Rochester and Bristol Community College in Fall River.