A massive modernization program and service expansion rebuilt Boston's Commuter rail system into one of the most advanced in America and ridership more than doubled. The system is now moving ahead with continued development and expansion that should make the 1990s a period of very nearly equal growth. The article looks at the system with emphasis on the following: rebuilding the infrastructure; expanding the network; acquisition of new equipment fleet; enhancing intermodal access; access for the disabled; new ideas in fare collection; and marketing of the service.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    345 Hudson Street
    New York, NY  United States  10014
  • Authors:
    • Middleton, W D
  • Publication Date: 1991-11

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  • Accession Number: 00617998
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 31 1991 12:00AM