Monday, January 28, 2019

"committee is preparing to model out the different options"

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

"A committee of elected officials, business leaders and transportation experts tasked with identifying possible improvements to the state’s commuter rail system is considering a wide range of options, from investing in new vehicles to electrifying the entire network. 
After months of research, the MBTA’s Rail Vision Advisory Committee has identified seven options for improving the system. All would require significant investment, and committee members hope their work will help improve service for the public. 
The panel’s work lies early in the planning phase — and the committee itself will not be responsible for the final decision — but progress is showing. Last week, the group discussed how the options will be analyzed with advanced modeling software to get a better sense of the impacts. In the coming months, the final findings will be presented to the public and to state leaders who will decide what, if any, changes to make."

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For more about the Rail Vision visit the MBTA page

MBTA’s Rail Vision Advisory Committee
MBTA’s Rail Vision Advisory Committee

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