Massachusetts: MBTA boat riders express frustration over plans to cut service

A proposal by the MBTA to cut ferry service to Hull, Hingham and other local ports, is not sitting well with MBTA boat riders on the South Shore. WATD’s Steven Dodrill has the details

Todays informal meet and greet with riders comes ahead of a formal hearing next Wednesday in Hingham, which will allow for the MBTA to get comments on the proposal, aimed at cutting an extensive MBTA budget deficit.

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About Steven Dodrill

Steven Dodrill left the WATD news team in 2013. He was a full-time news reporter and weekend anchor while assuming the duties of Manager of Web and News Services. The 25 year-old Franklin Pierce University graduate adds a blend of new media to the traditional news for WATD listeners over the airwaves, and for the readers on the web. Dodrill has a vast amount of experience in on-air and online platforms. "Follow" him on Twitter At Franklin Pierce, Steven worked to introduce new forms of media like YouTube, and Twitter to the Franklin Pierce community.  Steven graduated Cum Laude and with honors in Mass Communication from Franklin Pierce University in May of 2009. Steven focused his education and experience in New Hampshire around sports broadcasting, digital media, broadcast journalism, news, media production, and political reporting. "Like" him on Facebook Dodrill also interned with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League during the summer of 2007, and most recently in the spring of 2009 he completed an internship in the newsroom at WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH.