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rail-planMassDOT is announcing a two week extension of the public comment period for the 2018 Draft State Rail Plan to March 2, 2018.

MassDOT held a public meeting in Worcester on January 29th and in Springfield on February 2nd to discuss the draft of the State Rail Plan. Over 100 attendees came out to learn about the plan and share their questions and comments.

The public meeting presentation, which summarizes the contents of the draft plan, is now available on the State Rail Plan website, along with the full draft plan. The most recent State Rail Plan, which was released in 2010, can also be found on the website.

If you are interested in the long-term plan for rail service in the Commonwealth we encourage you to send your thoughts, concerns and ideas to MassDOT during the public comment period, which is now open.

Comments can be emailed to Planning@dot.state.ma.us or mailed to:

Attn: Jennifer Slesinger – State Rail Plan, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), 10 Park Plaza, Suite 4150, Boston, MA 02116

Public comments must be submitted by Friday, March 2nd, 2018.

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