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Now- January 13, 2011
Massachusetts Department of Transportation Kicks Off
New Transit Study With a Series of Community Meetings
The public is invited to attend kick off meetings designed to develop strategies to improve the public transportation system in Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan. The community meetings launch a new 15 month transit study and will convene as follows:
-Wednesday, January 12, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Mattapan Branch Library
1350 Blue Hill Avenue
Mattapan Read more
Mayor Thomas Menino on Thursday said he supports the controversial "Route 28X" bus line proposed by state transportation officials, saying bus service is needed to get people to their jobs.
"I think we have to have better transportation," he said in a half-hour appearance on TOUCH 106.1 FM this morning. Read more
Governor Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas Menino announced at noon today that the 28 bus from Ruggles to Mattapan Square will be beefed up with a new Bus Rapid Transit service. It will be phase two of a project that will also connect Dudley Square to South Station as part of the existing Silver Lineâ€”a bus service between Dudley Station, downtown, and Logan Airport. Read more