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Legislature’s Budget Compromise Includes Big Funding Increase for Regional Transit Authorities

The proposed budget includes dedicated funds to continue fare-free service at the state's regional transit authorities and a new discounted fare program for low-income riders at the MBTA.

July 31, 2023

MassDOT Seeking Funds to Add More Frequent, Faster Worcester-Springfield Passenger Rail Service

MassDOT estimates that its proposed track improvements could enable Amtrak trains to run up to 80 mph, and reduce the time for passenger rail trips between Boston and Springfield to 2 hours and 10 minutes – roughly the same amount of time it takes to drive.

July 24, 2023