With the MBTA still very broken, agency lacks clarity in communications with contractors, commuters
Documents: “Complete shut-down of an MBTA rail route” again on the table for MBTA. Transit advocate says planning ahead is “a good thing,” but Red Line could be next and transparency is paramount.
Remembering the inconvenience felt by many, boosting bike infrastructure, and putting the commuter rail to use for a change
Politically-connected marketing firm wanted to get people “excited to take the T again.” An official replied, "I am not sure people are ‘excited’ to take the T."
If Charlie Baker had to ride the train on Friday they would have it fixed by Thursday
A consulting firm led by the son of Gov. Charlie Baker’s 2018 reelection campaign chairman is getting $5.5 million to “humanize the brand” of the MBTA as it embarks on a massive capital projects plan—and deals with bad publicity on a near-daily basis.
To get from one place to another in Boston, many commuters use the public transit system for commuter rail, subway, and bus route services. However, the tracks and lanes that are supposed to connect residents from their homes to their jobs and other destinations can have the opposite effect, stranding us and pushing people farther away from the city and essential services.
The subterranean MBTA CharlieCard Store is a terrific metaphor for everything that’s wrong with transportation in Boston
If you were one of the many, many Green Line riders who today found themselves suffering once more at the hands of an under-serviced and stretched-thin MBTA service, we have your new favorite shirt.