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Picking the best expansion option for commuters

State and US officials weigh rail, bus routes

Passengers would pass by the Unity Church in North Easton if the Stoughton Alternative is built to take commuters from Boston to New Bedford and Fall River. Passengers would pass by the Unity Church in North Easton if the Stoughton Alternative is built to take commuters from Boston to New Bedford and Fall River. (Sonja Wallgren for The Boston Globe)
By Christine Legere
Globe Correspondent / April 9, 2009

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Two rail options and an express bus alternative will be scrutinized by state and federal environmental officials over the next several months, to determine which is the best choice for expanding commuter service southward from Boston to New Bedford and Fall River. (Full article: 948 words)

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