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Mass. officials have big ideas — and big decisions — for the MBTA commuter rail

Mass. officials have big ideas — and big decisions — for the MBTA commuter rail

Lane Turner/Globe Staff/File 2018 As state transportation officials chart the future of the region’s commuter rail system, four years before a new contract is awarded, they are asking a range of far-reaching and fundamental questions about the network’s mission. How often should trains run? How much should a ride cost? And who’s going to operate the trains, anyway? As state transportation officials chart the future of the region’s commuter rail system, four years before a new contract is awarded, they are asking a range of far-reaching and fundamental questions about the network’s mission. The 400-mile rail system, linking Boston […]

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