1. Federal Rail Administration open house in Springfield invites public to learn about new...

    Federal Rail Administration open house in Springfield invites public to learn about new...

    A Federal Rail Administration (FRA) open house held in Springfield on Wednesday allowed the public to come out and learn about plans for an updated rail system. Held at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission on Congress Street, the primary reason for the open house was to give the public access to information about the NEC FUTURE program--a federal plan to update aging infrastructure and expand rail services in the northeastern corridor. Information boards were laid out explaining the various aspects of the proposed rail plan, and members of the FRA were also present to answer questions from the public about ...

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