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$12B Transportation Bond Bill OKs Funds For Mass. Road, Rail And Subway Projects

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a $12.8 billion transportation bond bill that could help trigger construction on several high-profile transportation projects. 172 more words

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Judge denies injunction in commuter rail lawsuit

Company says it’s ‘deeply disappointed’ with decision

BOSTON — A judge has denied a request by the losing bidder of a contract to operate the state’s commuter rail system to block the MBTA from moving forward with a new company. 105 more words

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Metro-North Has 10 Times More Delays Than Last Year As Safety Efforts Ramp Up

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – There has been a surge in train delays on Metro-North Railroad to start the year as track repair has ramped up. 289 more words

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Ashland to Heartbreak: A dry run

One door closes, another opens.

My training plan for this year’s Boston Marathon included the usual long distances, but I had/have a few specific workouts that I wanted to get in: 10 repeats up (and down) on a long, steep hill; two road races; and a trial run along most of the Boston course itself.

Dear Houston, “Where’s the commuter train station?”

On March 25, 2014, I wrote the City Council of Houston a three part letter that included my thoughts on improving the city’s transportation, health, and economics.  385 more words

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Secret Service Searching For Man Who Impersonated Agent On Train

BOSTON (CBS) – The U.S. government is searching for a man who authorities say pretended to be a Secret Service agent on a Commuter Rail train in order to avoid paying his fare. 287 more words

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Since I was unable to go outside today to take photos, I am posting some past favorites in celebration of my friend visiting me! We are planning on riding around on the public transit in Boston soon, so I will take plenty of photos for you guys! 29 more words