By Larry Parnass, The Berkshire Eagle; March 13, 2019
SPRINGFIELD — Enough open houses. Hold public hearings.
That was former Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg’s pointed message Tuesday, as the state Department of Transportation used a Springfield event to update the status of a passenger rail study, then allowed a few comments.
Rosenberg, the longtime Amherst Democrat, hurried to a microphone in Tower Square to implore the DOT to lay the groundwork for an even larger passenger rail expansion than now considered.