Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-6-R1

Redraft TRP 6

Ensuring Fair Transit Service for Newton

Ms. Creem moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 60 the following section:-

“SECTION 60A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority shall provide passenger rail service or replacement bus service that makes a stop at each station on the Worcester-Framingham line between Auburndale and South Station in both the inbound and outbound directions at least once every 60 minutes from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. and at least once every 80 minutes from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Replacement service as required by this section shall remain in effect until the Route 505 bus is restored to the same level of service that was provided prior to the suspension of the route on March 14, 2021.”.