The South Coast Rail Project will host two civic engagement meetings in Raynham and Fall River on September 14 and 17. An Open House will allow participants to talk with the Executive Office of Transportation 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 dates and locations:
September 14, Raynham Senior Center, 2215 King Philip Street, Raynham Open House – 5:30 to 6:30 pm; Presentation and Q&A – 6:30 to 7:30 pm
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
View the South Coast Rail Economic Development and Land Use Corridor Plan and project background information here.
MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea Approved posted on Sep 17
The MassDOT Board of Directors today approved a construction contract to extend the MBTA’s increasingly popular Silver Line from East Boston to Chelsea. A project funded entirely by Governor Deval Patrick’s 2013 Transportation Finance Plan, the Silver Line will be extended past the Seaport to …Continue Reading MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea Approved
2014 Moving Together Conference: Register Today! posted on Sep 17
MassDOT’s 2014 Moving Together Conference will bring together leaders working to advance healthy transportation. Are you part of the conversation that will determine the future of transportation in Massachusetts? Please join us and let your voice be heard. The conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, …Continue Reading 2014 Moving Together Conference: Register Today!
Governor Patrick Announces Ruggles Station Funding posted on Sep 16
Governor Deval Patrick joined US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to announce a $20 million federal Transportation Improvement Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to fund the Ruggles Station Commuter Rail Platform Project. Ruggles Station currently has only two platforms, limiting the number of trains that …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Ruggles Station Funding