Rep William Straus

CapeFlyer Station Opens In Wareham
A new rail station opened Friday in Wareham Village. State and local officials cut a ribbon on Thursday at the new CapeFlyer rail station off Main Street in Wareham.
State Rep. William Straus of Mattapoisett tells WBSM News, the station will provide a comfortable spot for riders to wait for the train…
Straus: Some Southcoast Rail Contracts To Be Awarded In 2014
The Co-Chairman of the Legislature's Transportation Committee says he expects contracts will be awarded for work connected to the Southcoast Rail Project.
State Rep. William Straus of Mattapoisett says among those contracts will likely be one for a new bridge over Route 18 in New Bedford and oth…
Night-Time Bus Services Boosts SERTA
The Executive Director of the Southeast Regional Transit Authority says he's doing all he can to continue night time bus service in the region.
The service is supposed to stop at the end of June, but Eric Rousseau tells WBSM News, night time service is a plus for SERTA and its riders...
Straus Named To Conference Committee On Transportation Bill
A Southcoast lawmaker, Mattapoisett Democrat William Straus,  has been named to a conference committee to resolve differences between the House and Senate verisons of a State Transportation bill. 
Both branches this month approved legislation that calls for $500-million in transportation sp…