Southcoast Rail Project

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…
Full Funding For Southcoast Rail Gets Committee Approval
The Legislature's Joint Committee on Transportation has given its approval to a $12-billion transportation bond package, which includes $2 billion for the permitting and construction of Southcoast Rail.
The spending plan now heads to the House where debate is expected to begin next week.
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City Council Rips State Leaders on Transportation Funding
Legislative leaders and local state representatives were taken to task Thursday by the City Council, over their treatment of the Southcoast Rail project.
 
Several councilors blasted House leadership and local representatives for supporting a weakened transportation bill, that does little for adv…
Speaker DeLeo Defends House Transportation Bill
Instead of going with the Governor's proposed $1.9 billion Transportation bill that included funding for Southcoast Rail, the Massachusetts House adopted a $500-million plan, that contains language that prioritizes the commuter rail project,  but contains no earmarked funding...