South Coast Rail


$5 million project will create walkable connection between downtown New Bedford, train station

Mayor Jon Mitchell recently announced that New Bedford has been awarded $5 million dollars for a project that will create a more walkable connection between downtown and the new passenger rail station. The mayor noted, “Public infrastructure investments like these lead to more private investment” while thanking Massachusetts Governor Maura …

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$900,000 emergency response funding associated with South Coast Rail to benefit New Bedford, Fall River

“Rep. Bill Straus (D-Mattapoisett) is pleased to announce an agreement with Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Monica Tibbits-Nutt to release $900,000 in local emergency response funding for additional safety equipment associated with the new South Coast Rail service in 2024. The agreement arose from a renewed request from the Representative during a …

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