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South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Apr 28

South Coast Rail "Notice of Project Change" Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT will hold a public meeting on the South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” as follows: Thursday, May 11, 6:30 p.m. Taunton High School auditorium, 50 Williams Street, Taunton. MassDOT filed an SCR Notice of Project Change (NPC) on March 15, 2017, to adopt   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail “Notice of Project Change” Public Meeting Scheduled

South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set Posted on Apr 3

South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set

MassDOT and the MBTA invite you to a Public Meeting on the South Coast Rail Notice of Project Change as follows: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM, University of Massachusetts School of Law, Francis J. Larkin Moot Courtroom, 333 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth MassDOT filed an   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Project Change Public Meeting Set

South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change Posted on Mar 22

South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has filed a Notice of Project Change (NPC) for the South Coast Rail (SCR) Project with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office on March 15, 2017. The Notice advances South Coast Rail as a phased project that   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change

South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions Posted on Dec 19

South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions

The proposed South Coast Rail project team invites you to review new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) now available on the project website. The FAQs address current project status and issues discussed during recent public meetings. The project team is evaluating the proposal to provide earlier   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Update: Frequently Asked Questions

South Coast Rail Public Meetings Set Posted on Aug 23

South Coast Rail Public Meetings Set

MassDOT and the MBTA will host a series of public meetings beginning next month on the proposed restoration of passenger rail service between the South Coast and Boston. Designers are considering a new connection making use of the existing MBTA Stoughton Commuter Rail Line. The   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Public Meetings Set

South Coast Rail: Vision around Train Stations Posted on Jun 20

South Coast Rail: Vision around Train Stations

Wide, smooth sidewalks with lush planting strips separating walking and driving areas. Inviting lamp posts and benches. Buzzing shops, restaurants and mixed-use developments. These are characteristics of walkable, smart growth neighborhoods. They are becoming more common throughout southeastern Massachusetts as municipalities implement seven years of   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Vision around Train Stations

South Coast Rail Partnership Celebrated Posted on May 4

South Coast Rail Partnership Celebrated

The South Coast Rail project is well into its first year of permitting and design. Surveyors are measuring the rights-of-way, geotechnical field work is underway, and designers are considering bridges, crossings and signals. Reestablishing transit connections between the South Coast and Boston is more than   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Partnership Celebrated

Demise of an American Railroad Empire Posted on Mar 21

Demise of an American Railroad Empire

South Coast Rail plans to restore commuter rail service between Boston and the cities and towns of southeastern Massachusetts. The rail line that once ran between Boston and Taunton, Fall River, and New Bedford operated for nearly a half century under the Old Colony Railroad.   …Continue Reading Demise of an American Railroad Empire

Remembering the Fall River Line Posted on Feb 28

Remembering the Fall River Line

South Coast Rail will transport passengers to Boston from Fall River and New Bedford. Both South Coast cities have rich histories, including Fall River’s stint as a gateway to the mid-Atlantic. Until about 80 years ago, the most direct route to New York City from   …Continue Reading Remembering the Fall River Line

South Coast Rail: Coming Full Circle Posted on Feb 7

South Coast Rail: Coming Full Circle

A great deal of work is taking place over the course of this winter to advance the South Coast Rail project. Members of the team are hard at work developing designs for the ten new proposed stations, looking at overall project design, and meeting with   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Coming Full Circle