Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance
Over at the Transportation blog, they are talking about the South Coast Rail Project’s civic engagement meetings, the 2nd of which will be in Fall River this Thursday, September 17. An Open House will allow participants to talk with the project team about the recently released Economic Development and Land Use Corridor Plan as well as new ridership, cost and environmental data. A presentation will follow with opportunity for discussion.
Meeting date and location: September 17, Fall River Heritage State Park, Visitor Center, Davol Street, Fall River Open House – 6:00 to 7:00 pm; Presentation and Q&A – 7:00 to 8:00 pm.
The first public meeting was held in Raynham last night and more than 30 people attended, viewing information about the proposed route alternatives and asking questions about topics including grade crossing safety and noise. Learn more about the South Coast Rail project or check out the mass.gov/governor for more information.
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