Boston.com reports that Federal officials hosted a local public meeting to discuss plans for passenger rail investments, on the project titled the Northeast Corridor FUTURE
. The last meeting on Wednesday, August 22nd, was part of a series held for the public to discuss alternatives for those living along the railways, according to The Federal Railroad Administration. Several were held in Massachusetts and Connecticut as well as part of a larger series of future railways plans. This ambitious redevelopment plan from New York and Boston will carry on through 2040, and the segment between New York and Washington, will be completed by 2030. The total cost of this project is estimated at $151 billion.