This news has been received from: usnews.com

All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources. News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.

BOSTON (AP) — Commuter rail service in the Boston area will continue running late night trains on weekdays in a reversal from plans to end service at 9 p.m.

Authorities at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority told their board on Monday that they would continue running trains until 11 p.m. to “support the objective of maintaining service for key workers and transit-critical populations,” the Boston Globe reported.

Ridership on the trains is down 90% overall from before the coronavirus pandemic, with the greatest drop occurring during rush hours. But late-night ridership is currently around 18% of previous ridership, and the late trains support people coming and going to off-hour jobs, the newspaper reported.

The new schedule is supposed to start in April, and the MBTA says it anticipates running trains every hour on each commuter rail line and pulling back on the frequency of service during rush hours.

In December, the board in charge of the MBTA's budget approved cuts to service across rail, subway, ferry and bus lines, citing low ridership during the pandemic.

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Tags: Associated Press, infectious diseases, business, health, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, coronavirus, transportation, lung disease

News Source: usnews.com

Tags: news associated press associated press associated press infectious diseases business health massachusetts rhode island coronavirus transportation lung disease countries news associated press continue running running trains rail service

the list of all winners

Next News:

Alabama football: Potential landing spots for Najee Harris in 2021 NFL Draft

Najee Harris, Alabama football, 2021 NFL Draft. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Najee Harris comes out of the Alabama football ranks as arguably the best running back in the 2021 NFL Draft but where would he fit best?

When running back Najee Harris joined the Alabama football program, he came to the Crimson Tide with great expectations as a 5-star player with elite talent. Though it was a slow burn, he finally realized his potential. And after winning a National Championship this past season, Harris enters the 2021 NFL Draft in the conversation to be the first running back selected.

Of course, the modern NFL has seen running backs become largely devalued, especially in terms of the draft. Teams that select someone at the position are often ridiculed by the analytics and draft community as it’s not terribly difficult to find an adequate replacement. But when it comes to a top prospect like Najee Harris, there is an argument to be made still that he should be a first-round pick.

But where could Harris end up going once the 2021 NFL Draft kicks off in late April? When you look at his talent and the teams that could use a running back, we’re going to examine five clubs that could end up selecting the Alabama football product. And we start with the reigning Super Bowl champion.

Najee Harris 2021 NFL Draft landing spot No. 5: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The hope for the Buccaneers entering the 2020 season was that Ronald Jones II could develop into the bell-cow back the franchise drafted him to be. However, that didn’t stop them from bringing in reinforcements, most notably signing Leonard Fournette.

Though the former No. 4 overall pick out of LSU had his struggles in the regular season, Fournette turned it on for a dominant playoff run. But now the Bucs are left with the predicament of whether or not to re-sign him or find another option — an option such as Harris.

For as well as “Playoff Lenny” played for Tampa Bay, it’s hard to argue that Najee Harris wouldn’t be an upgrade. He’s a similar player but with more versatility and upside, making him a better overall weapon. If the Bucs want to strengthen their offense, they could make a luxury pick like Harris at No. 32.

Next: 4. Falcons, 3. Steelers

Next1 of 3Prev postUse your ← → (arrows) to browse

Other News

  • WATCH: Rush Limbaugh Honors Andrew Breitbart March 1, 2012
  • Pink’s reopens after voluntary closure: ‘Feels like a hug’ for longtime fans
  • SEEN THEM? Trio Wanted In Norristown Pizzeria Assault, Robbery
  • Senate To Vote On Bidens Relief Package As Early As Wednesday
  • Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner work up a sweat in Miami
  • ‘A Tunnel Is The Only Solution’: Fort Lauderdale Mayor Shares Clearer Picture On How Underground Project Would Ease Traffic Woes
  • Rush Limbaugh Wrote The Playbook On Fighting Cancel Culture
  • Former Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo Running For Mayor Of Hialeah
  • Meet the Minneapolis City Council Candidate: Steven J. Frich
  • Accomplice To Shooting In Edina Hospital Parking Ramp Pleads Guilty
  • Adam Oakes: VCU Freshman Dies After Delta Chi Fraternity Rush Event
  • Jane Timken, ex-Ohio GOP chair running for Senate, calls on Gonzalez to resign for voting to impeach Trump
  • Man, Woman Shot to Death, Bodies Found In Car In NW Indiana
  • Police Find Stolen Truck Left Running At Chase Bank, Tow Strap Around ATM Toppled On Side
  • GOP is all but extinct in California — and running further right to try to save itself
  • Austins most expensive home, a 9-acre lakefront estate, just sold to an unknown buyer as tech workers rush to the Texas city
  • Melvin Ingram rumors: 5 best fits in NFL free agency
  • We are not going to create new parties, Trump flirts with the idea of ​​running again in 2024
  • South Attleboro MBTA Station Closes Due To Deteriotating Pedestrian Bridge