MBTA holding virtual meeting tonight on proposed service reductions to our region

Yesterday, the MBTA announced proposed service reductions, including to the Commuter Rail, due to decreased ridership. Tonight, the public is invited to take part in a virtual meeting for our region.

I’m sharing more detail on the impact to Southborough’s rail service and relevant links. Read the full article → from MBTA holding virtual meeting tonight on proposed service reductions to our region

Master Plan Committee and state legislators to discuss transportation issues/opportunities – January 15

A week from Wednesday, the Master Plan Committee will discuss the impact on Southborough of regional and state transportation issues and opportunities. Read the full article → from Master Plan Committee and state legislators to discuss transportation issues/opportunities – January 15

Business Roundup: Reverse commuting by commuter line, borderline business news, and blurring the line between Southborough and Boston

A few recent business stories reported by local media have direct relevance to Southborough. Residents may have overlooked them since their headlines focused on nearby cities. So, I’m rounding them up. Read the full article → from Business Roundup: Reverse commuting by commuter line, borderline business news, and blurring the line between Southborough and Boston

Legislative update: MBTA task list, Tree clearing on MassPike, parity on Ashland fire station funding, progressive taxes, coffee hour, and more

Rounding up news based on updates and news stories about state legislators’ efforts for our town. Read the full article → from Legislative update: MBTA task list, Tree clearing on MassPike, parity on Ashland fire station funding, progressive taxes, coffee hour, and more

Update on highway improvements: Land conveyed, Rte 9 work to begin, and status of 495/90 project (Updated)

A road resurfacing and improvement project will cover the 1.47 mile stretch of Route 9 from the Framingham line to just West of White Bagley Road/Breakneck Hill Road. Read the full article → from Update on highway improvements: Land conveyed, Rte 9 work to begin, and status of 495/90 project (Updated)

Comment on the 495/90 interchange project (and other points impacted by the junction)

The state is seeking public comment on needed improvements for the Route 495 and MassPike Interchange. The Mass Department of Transportation is reaching out to Southborough because of our proximity. As stated on the MassDOT website dedicated to the issue, traffic congestion at I-495/I-90 impacts the interchange of Route 9/495. Read the full article → from Comment on the 495/90 interchange project (and other points impacted by the junction)

Transportation news: MassPike tolls, train fare & schedule, and Boroughs’ “Last Mile Connection”

If you are a resident, you may be concerned about news related to commuting elsewhere by rail or Mass Pike. If you own an area business (or are encouraging local development), you’re likely more worried about commuting within our local hub.

Recent announcements cover it all. Read the full article → from Transportation news: MassPike tolls, train fare & schedule, and Boroughs’ “Last Mile Connection”

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