Debate Over Transportation Priorities

Boston is divided over the next steps for transit improvements, post Big-Dig.
July 16, 2003, 10am PDT | Connie Chung
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Advocates for the North-South Rail Link in Boston, including the Sierra Club and former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis, have renewed their longstanding campaign, "arguing that it would instantly enhance the existing commuter rail and subway system, take 55,000 cars off the road each day, and smooth the commute for 1 million people. But the Romney administration has declared that the North-South Rail Link is basically dead, and instead wants to pursue projects such as the Urban Ring circumferential transit line and a Roxbury-South Station link for the Silver Line."

Thanks to Connie Chung

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Published on Tuesday, July 15, 2003 in The Boston Globe
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