There are many stories about people getting hurt and killed by trains. This one’s about what their families may endure in the pursuit of answers and justice
“State Of Good Repair.” MBTA Solicits More Contractors To Help Fix The Mess
With the MBTA still very broken, agency lacks clarity in communications with contractors, commuters
Internal Emails Show How MBTA Sought To Market “Safe,” “Good” Trains As System Failed
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."
“Orange Line” Calamities and Shutdowns Going Back More Than a Century
Just because the T is super old doesn’t mean it used to be safe, reliable, or a legislative priority
MARKETING FIRM WITH POLITICAL TIES IS PAID MILLIONS TO “HUMANIZE” MBTA
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.
THE INCREDIBLE, INEQUITABLE MBTA
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.
#CONDEMBTA (THE RECAP)
A public conversation about transit infrastructure
SPECIAL PHOTO FEATURE: #CONDEMBTA
A visual essay on public transportation infrastructure and priorities in Greater Boston
ACTION CALL: SAVE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WITH INVEST NOW MASS
This time out, a look at the public transportation crisis.
GUEST OP-ED: COMMUTER RAILROADING
Despite repeated outsourcing failures, MBTA eyes privatization of core services