Transit report pitches improving PVD-BOS train service as part of commuter rail overhaul

A REPORT FROM TRANSITMATTERS suggests increasing the frequency, hours and speed of the commuter rail in order to modernize it to a regional rail system that might be utilized better, both during peak and non-peak hours. / COURTESY TRANSITMATTERS
A REPORT FROM TRANSITMATTERS suggests increasing the frequency, hours and speed of the commuter rail in order to modernize it to a regional rail system that might be utilized better, both during peak and non-peak hours. / COURTESY TRANSITMATTERS
PROVIDENCE – In a regional rail report conducted for metropolitan Boston by TransitMatters, the organization recommended upgrades that would reduce the transit time from South Station to Providence from one hour and 11 minutes to 46 minutes. The recommendations come from a larger report that suggested the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority use its resources to…
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