Tag Archives: Commuter Rail

Still a boondoggle: Sununu flip-flops on commuter rail

As an executive councilor, Chris Sununu called the Capitol Corridor project a boondoggle, and voted against a $4 million “study” that would pay for initial design work and financial planning for extending commuter rail from Nashua to Concord. As governor, … Continue reading

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Nashua Alderman Vote Unanimously to Spend Other People’s Money

A Rhode Island Company has convinced the city of Nashua to spend your money. According to NHPR’s incorrectly named article “Nashua Alderman Unanimously Approve Commuter Rail Memorandum,” The Tuesday night unanimous approval of the memorandum of understanding means the city can begin work … Continue reading

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Commuter Rail Kills

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say a man trespassing on commuter rail tracks was hit and killed by a train. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Transit Police say the 21-year-old man was on the right of way when he was … Continue reading

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Commuter Rail Push In New Hampshire Ignores What Tourists Want and Need

Today, in a letter to the editor of New Hampshire Business Review, Peter J. Griffin, the NH Railroad Revitalization Association President, considers what at first appears to be a rhetorical question. “How will tourists get to New Hampshire?” How is … Continue reading

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