April 15, 2013
They blocked a street outside the State House, demanding more funding to avoid future fare increases on senior citizens and disabled riders. Four were arrested. The move follows Gov. Deval Patrick administration doubling fares for door-to-door paratransit service last year.
March 8, 2012
Envisions an entity that would make loans for energy, transportation and municipal development projects to leverage private investment and create jobs.
April 20, 2011
Gov. Deval Patrick green lighted a commission to find ways to make the paratransit service more cost-effective after a report showed it cost taxpayers $90 million last year.
September 9, 2010
Following a project to equip more than 1,000 buses with GPS technology in 2009, dispatchers in the MBTA's Bus Operations Control Center were able for the first time to pinpoint the location of every MBTA bus in real-time. As of today, that same information is available to T bus riders, regardless of route.
June 30, 2010
Beginning July 23, customers parking in MBTA-owned and operated lots with existing cash honor boxes will be able to pay for parking online or via phone while in their cars or once they board a train, bus or commuter boat.
June 8, 2010
GreenDOT will be driven by three primary goals: reduce greenhouse gas emissions; promote the healthy transportation options of walking, bicycling, and public transit; and support for smart growth development.
March 23, 2010
The state Department of Transportation board is scheduled to vote this week on the nomination.
December 8, 2009
The planned nine-story, 1,900 space South Garage Parking Facility at Wonderland station will support Waterfront Square, a critical smart growth and transit-oriented development project. Total garage construction budget is $47 million.
September 16, 2009
Senate proposal would allow guns on Amtrak. New transportation chief appointed to MBTA. Japan begins campaign against groping on trains.
August 12, 2009
Aloisi vows to improve MBTA. Safety goals demanded after S.F. Muni crashes. N.Y. MTA transit workers win wage hike.
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