1. At Union Station, Springfield business leader says 'give me a train, give me a bus' and partnerships with Boston possible

    At Union Station, Springfield business leader says 'give me a train, give me a bus' and partnerships with Boston possible

    Transit, either on a bus or a train, is an economic development issue for Christian Lagier, managing director of TechSpring, Baystate Health's technology innovation center in downtown Springfield. "If you want me to work with people in Boston and build partnerships there, you have to give me a train. You have to give me a bus," Lagier said during a tour of Springfield Union Station hosted Thursday by U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, and the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce. "I waste four hours driving. I need my laptop. On a bus or a train, I can get ...

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    1. If you want me to work with people in Boston and build partnerships there, you have to give me a train. You have to give me a bus.
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