A Reading resident has proposed a non-MBTA bus line that would serve communities such as Stoneham, Reading, North Reading and Wakefield. Does Stoneham need a new bus line? Tell us in the comments section below.
Reading resident Linda Greenlaw recently proposed a bus service to both the Reading Town Manager and Reading Board of Selectmen, with the goal of providing transportation to residents in Stoneham, Reading, North Reading and Wakefield. With that in mind, we'd like to know: Does Stoneham need a second bus line? Stoneham has one bus line—the MBTA Bus 132 service—but we'd like to know if an additional bus line would be helpful to Stonehamites. Let us know your thoughts by posting a comment in the comments section below.
If you would like a bus service in town, sign a petition to support the Reading Rocket Line.
Reading resident Linda Greenlaw has proposed a bus service to both the Reading Town Manager and Selectmen. Her goal is to have the bus provide transportation to residents in Stoneham, Reading, North Reading and Wakefield. After suffering with breast cancer last year, Greenlaw realized how difficult it was to get to her treatments without a car, she said. So proposing the idea for a bus line seemed like a "logical conclusion," she told Patch. "I understand from a deep level that transportation is needed," Greenlaw said. She is now in remission, but aims to get the Reading Rocket line off the ground to help fellow residents and those in need of transportation. The price of a taxi can get expensive, The Ride has increased their prices and …