southcoast rail

MassDOT Board Wants To Study Dedicated Bus Routes
The Fiscal and Management Control Board of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation surprised many on Monday when, instead of discussing a proposed Middleboro route for Southcoast Rail, they decided to study the possibility of dedicated bus routes from Fall River and New Bedford to Boston.
Lang Encouraged by Potential Southcoast Rail Route Change
A Southcoast Rail Task Force meeting is being set aside until after a MassDOT Board of Directors meeting on Monday. That's when several sources tell WBSM News the Board will abandon plans for the $2+ billion Stoughton route and turn their focus to the much more affordable Lakeville/Middleboro a…
Business Group Bullish On Southcoast Rail
A Southcoast realtor still thinks commuter rail service to New Bedford and Fall River can happen.
Paul Chasse heads a coalition of businesspeople supporting the Southcoast Rail Project. Chasse tells WBSM's Tim Weisberg, local lawmakers have done a great job to get the project where it is, but th…
SouthCoast Rail Up for Nearly $150M in State Funding
The SouthCoast Rail project is still alive.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is proposing $148 million in funding for the project over the next five years, with a final vote to be taken next month.
SouthCoast Rail Project Manager Jean Fox tells WBSM's Barry Richard if approved, the fundi…

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