Wednesday, April 11, 2018

"People want a robust service"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"Commuter rail riders will be forced to take a bus along the Franklin line from Forge Park to Readville station in Hyde Park on weekends until late May. 
Due to construction starting on the track this past weekend, bus service will run on weekends until May 27. Each commuter rail station from Forge Park to Readville, 9 stops, is marked with signs that indicate where and when the next bus is scheduled to arrive. The times are intended to match up with the times already posted online, but with traffic, the schedule is unpredictable. 
There is no construction on weekdays because of the impact on the commute, according to state Rep. Jeff Roy, D-Franklin. 
“You can’t get near there on weekdays,” Roy said, referring to how the Forge Park and Dean Station parking lots are full by mid-morning. “That’s why they’re doing it on weekends, so they don’t interrupt the flow.”
Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)

Additional info can be found on the previous posts alerting to the shuttle weekends

and here

bus service will run on weekends until May 27
bus service will run on weekends until May 27

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