This time out, a look at the public transportation crisis.
Despite repeated outsourcing failures, MBTA eyes privatization of core services
Mass AG shows just how useless public info laws are, but change is possible
The MBTA doesn’t want you to know how much it spends concealing evidence of police brutality
The problem facing MBTA riders in the Boston area and riders across the other regional transit agencies statewide is a lack of a big enough popular movement to push through such solutions.
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In other words, mass transit advocates should not start the current fight with a weak political proposal like trying to give low-income T riders lower fares and exposing a lot of other better off.
Image via ELM Action Fund When I heard that two former Massachusetts governors — Michael Dukakis and Bill Weld — are both pushing for a North-South Rail Link between North Station and South Station in downtown Boston, my first reaction was, “I guess they didn’t get my memo.” The “memo” in question was my March 7, 2014 Open […]
The subterranean MBTA CharlieCard Store is a terrific metaphor for everything that’s wrong with transportation in Boston
“But I will say to you what I said to my board and the commission: If we succeed and Haymarket doesn’t, we [will] have failed.”