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Opinion: Funding The T Should Be a Massachusetts State Priority

With ridership revenue still lagging and fatal incidents plaguing the Boston-area transit agency, one writer argues that state lawmakers must step in to fund upgrades for the aging system.

July 26, 2022 - WBUR Cognoscenti


Potential Delays Trouble Boston Region's Green Line Extension Project

The Green Line extension will bring light rail service from Boston to Somerville and Medford, when it's done.

August 14, 2019 - The Boton Globe

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Tech Execs Call for More Public Transit Funding in the Boston Region

A Red Line train recently derailed on the T in Boston, providing the latest example of the need for drastic measures to course correct public transit in the region.

June 28, 2019 - The Boston Globe

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MBTA's Green Line Extension Moving Forward Again

A revised plan to extend the MBTA's Green Line light rail line into Somerville and Medford required approval from the state (approved last May) and the Federal Transit Authority (approved this week).

April 6, 2017 - The Boston Globe


New Look MBTA Trains Debut in Boston

Boston residents got their first look earlier this week at the new trains that will grace the T tracks in 2019.

November 16, 2016 - The Boston Globe

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Bridj Wants to Offer Late Night Transit Service in Boston

A proposal by on demand bus and shuttle company Bridj would fill a gap in late night service in the Boston area.

November 3, 2016 - Boston Herald

Pricetag for MBTA's Green Line Extension Jumps $1 Billion

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is scrambling to resolve a major cost overrun for the planned Green Line extension—in peril is potential rail service to one of the most densely populated cities in the country.

August 26, 2015 - The Boston Globe

Late-Night Subway Service is New Weapon in Fight to Attract Young Talent

A pilot project to extend the operating hours of Boston's subway system until 3 a.m. on weekends is being celebrated by riders, businesses leaders and public officials as a crucial element in maintaining a vibrant and attractive city.

December 4, 2013 - The Boston Globe

Boston Subway in Danger of Becoming a Victim of Its Own Success

A new report from the Urban Land Institute concludes that Boston's subways could become overwhelmed by widespread congestion by the end of the decade without investment in more subway cars, better power and signal systems, reports Eric Moskowitz.

June 15, 2012 - The Boston Globe

Majority Support MBTA Bailout

Eric Moskowitz reports on the results of a recent Boston Globe pool which shows Massachusetts voters support a publicly financed bailout of the state's cash-strapped transit agency.

April 4, 2012 - The Boston Globe

The Preserved Underground Past of Boston's Subway

A video from The Boston Globe takes a look into the world below the city's subway system.

January 7, 2010 - The Boston Globe

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