Commuter rail worth a second look

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission’s executive director said regional leaders should re-examine commuter rail lines in the Lehigh Valley.

During a presentation before Northampton County Council this week, Executive Director Becky Bradley said she is in favor of taking a fresh look at plans to bring passenger rail lines back to the Lehigh Valley nearly 33 years after the last passenger train left Allentown for New York.

~ Tom Shortell, from Commuter rail service in the Lehigh Valley worth a second look, says planning executive