Friday, 2 March 2018, is the deadline for writing to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation about your desire for train service in Berkshire County. It’s easy: click on one of the links below in the blue “letter” boxes. An email will open in your email browser when you click the links below. Anyone who cares about Rebooting the Berkshires should write! Here’s a presentation used at the pop-up meetings: CLICK HERE.
|Click HERE to create an email making the following points made by the Train Campaign (edit as you please):|
• Move the Housatonic Line fromTier 3 to Tier 2 with the aim of stimulating new discussion with Connecticut, and undertake a study aimed at restoring passenger service, while simultaneously modernizing the portion of the line now owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to support existing jobs.
|Click HERE for an email that includes the key points made by the Berkshire County Selectmen’s Association in their letter to the Department of Transportation (click here to read the whole letter):|
We’d appreciate it if you would copy [email protected] when you send your email, and it’s also a great idea to copy your legislators. Just go to Find My Legislator and enter your address. There will be a state senator and a state representative shown for you area. Click on each and you’ll see her or his email address and other contact information.
Questions? Write to [email protected].