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Amtrak Bypass Still Something to Worry About? Depends Whom You Ask

CHARLESTOWN, R.I. — The unpleasant surprise included in the plan was the Old Saybrook to Kenyon Bypass, which would have moved rail traffic directly through Westerly and Charlestown, bisecting neighborhoods, nature preserves and historic farms. The towns and Narragansett Indian Tribal officials fought the plan, and the Record of Decision, released in 2017, omitted the bypass. But the omission didn’t mean the bypass had simply gone away.

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Southern New England Lawmakers Rally in Support of Initiative to Reduce Transportation Emissions

Elected officials from across southern New England are calling on their states to ratify the Transportation & Climate Initiative and ensure a dedicated stream of funding to help mitigate the climate crisis.

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Free Bus Service Could Revolutionize R.I. Transit, But It’s More Complicated Than Simply Ending Fares

In a way, the bill is simple. Nine amendments to an existing law and, just like that, no more bus fares. But, according to transit experts and advocates, the implications are huge.

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