Voters in two cities approve MBTA South Coast Rail service

By | November 10, 2022 Massachusetts also approves ‘millionaires tax' to help fund transportation; transit measures do well nationally The MBTA's S...

November 17, 2022
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By | November 10, 2022 Massachusetts also approves ‘millionaires tax' to help fund transportation; transit measures do well nationally The MBTA's South Coast Rail extension. Massachusetts DOT BOSTON — Voters in the communities of New Bedford and Fall River, Mass., have voted to join the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, clearing the way for operation of South Coast Rail commuter service, which is expected to begin in 2023. Boston.com reports those two communities and Taunton, Mass., are the only major cities within 50 miles of Boston that do not currently have commuter rail access to the city.