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Braga Bridge Could Get Colorful Light Display

The Braga Bridge could soon undergo another facelift of sorts.

Fall River State Representative Carole Fiola says she'd like to see the bridge adorned with colorful LED lights, much like Boston's Zakim Bridge

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Mass. Senate Works Weekend on Transportation Bill

The Massachusetts Senate plans a rare weekend session to consider the latest version of a bill that would pump more money into the state's aging and debt-ridden transportation system.

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Transportation Forum Highlights Southcoast Rail

A panel of transportation officials weighed in on ongoing and planned projects on the Southcoast and throughout the state Thursday afternoon.

Representatives from SRPEDD, SRTA, MBTA, and Southcoast Rail briefed the public on the challenges they face and what can be expected in the near future in terms of progress

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Office of Governor Patrick, flickr

Lawmakers Counter Gov. Patrick’s Transportation Funding Proposal

Legislative leaders have unveiled a transportation financing plan that calls for $500 million in new revenues, including increases in state gasoline and cigarette taxes.

The plan announced Tuesday rejects a $1

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SouthCoast Rail Dominates Transportation Plan Forum

Transportation Secretary Richard Davey was in Fall River Monday, touting Governor Deval Patrick's 21st Century Transportation Plan.

The plan calls for reducing debt and generating additional revenues through an increase in the state's income tax

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Department Of Transportation Meeting In Dartmouth

Mass. transportation officials were at UMass Dartmouth Monday night, gathering input from about 70 area residents on transportation priorities for next year and years to come. 

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Transportation Meeting Held In Dartmouth

About seventy people turned out Monday night at UMass Dartmouth to discuss the region's transportation issues with state officials. 

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New Bedford Mayor Updated on South Coast Rail

 

Though it seems like it's screeched to a halt, Mayor Jon Mitchell says the forces on Beacon Hill are hard at work pushing the South Coast Rail project forward.

Mitchell and other Southcoast elected officials met with Governor Deval Patrick and Transportation Secretary Richard Davey this week, hearing the latest developments on the initiative.

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