REGIONAL BUS SERVICE, FUNDING COMING UNDER SCRUTINY
Supporters of public bus transit in the Worcester area are warning of "death spiral" in services and say underfunding of regional transit authorities also looms as a threat in the Springfield, Merrimack Valley and other areas.
Justin Lawson, a Worcester Regional Transit Authority bus driver, told the News Service Sunday that grassroots support for regional transit services is growing and he's received positive feedback from lawmakers, who hold most of the control over the state budget, after discussing his concerns.
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