Foxboro T Pilot Program

The Foxboro Commuter Rail station could be linked to the town center in a proposed trail for bicycles and pedestrians.

FOXBORO — Commuter rail ridership on a new service from Gillette Stadium has been less than expected in its first seven weeks of operation, but officials say the pilot program needs more time.

A spokeswoman for the state Department of Transportation said Thursday that an average of 70 people per day are using the station outside the stadium.

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