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Train frequency pitched as way to boost Fairmount Line use

Dorchester Representative Evandro Carvalho introduced a bill to pilot rapid transit-level service on Boston's Fairmount commuter rail line. "This is the equity agenda that we always talk about and need to put into practice," said Allentza Michel, LISC Boston's Fairmount Indigo Network coordinator.

Businesses, Residents Grapple with Woes on the Fairmount line

LISC led a public discussion about place-based recommendations to bring economic gains to the 135,000 residents living in the Fairmount Indigo Corridor. As this article details, there's much we can do.

Foxborough extension approved by MBTA Control Board; Fairmount Line advocates cry foul

The Fairmount Indigo Network devoted enormous energy to bringing residents' concerns about the Foxborough extension to the attention of the MBTA. It wasn't enough to delay approval of a year-long pilot.