Letter: Support study of Pittsfield train link

Posted
To the editor:

The Train Campaign, a nonprofit advocating for the revivification of passenger rail service to Berkshire County since 2011, is asking for your help. A proposed bill with huge importance for the future of Berkshire County calls for a holistic study of the economic and environmental impacts of bringing passenger train service back to Pittsfield, from both Boston and New York.

The deadline to file this legislation is Friday. I am asking all those who support rail connectivity and accessibility and its significance as a catalyst for economic vitality and social equity bridging the urban rural transect to contact our legislative delegation. The links can be found at thetraincampaign.org. The full text of the proposed bill can found there also.

Politicians live by and have fealty to one very profound axiom. When they feel the heat, they see the light.

James Mullen,

New Marlborough





TALK TO US

If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.



Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions