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T offers new options on potential service cuts

State House News Service |

MBTA officials offered up some options that might make the paratransit service reductions go down easier, and said there would also be a range of options related to the commuter rail.

Fresh Beginnings

Worcester Credit Union and Quinsigamond Community College have teamed up to provide job and financial literacy training to help the long-term unemployed...

WPI receives $175k to study urban transportation

Worcester Polytechnic Institute computer science and data science professor Yanhua Li has received a two-year National Science Foundation $175,000 grant for a transportation study.

MBTA to close commuter rail on summer 2018 weekends

Grant Welker |

The Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line is set to be shut down for weekends starting in June 2018 as the MBTA installs a federally mandated safety technology.

Former Spencer car dealership sold for $150K

A former car dealership at 16 Main St. in Spencer has sold for $150,000, according to Worcester real estate firm Kelleher & Sadowsky.

Proposed MBTA cuts to weekend commuter rail criticized

State House News Service |

Proposed service cuts for weekend commuter rail riders and disabled passengers drew a sharp rebuke from the state's Democrats.

Union Station likely to stay in city's hands

Grant Welker |

Although Worcester officials discussed turning over administration of Union Station to a state agency like Massachusetts Port Authority, the transportation depot will likely remain in city hands.

Mass. needs carbon pollution fees


Among the concerns of human rights and security, President Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are doing little to continue the progress we've made for low-cost efficiency and local clean...

Gridlock cost Greater Boston estimated $2.9B

Commuting gridlock cost the Greater Boston area an estimated $2.9 billion in lost economic productivity, fuel and other costs, according to a new report.

State embarking on potential new rail link for Boston area

State House News Service |

The Baker administration is embarking on a long-awaited reassessment of the feasibility of an underground rail link connecting the North Station and South Station transportation hubs in Boston.

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