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. The MBTA is planning to double the amount of shuttle bus service in the next five years at a cost of tens […]
HOW DOES THE FARE COLLECTION SYSTEM AT THE GLX WORK?
Photo by Shira Laucharoen Pols raise concerns about the temporary design at the new stations (Somerville Wire) – If you are looking to board the GLX at the new Union Square and Lechmere stations, you will find that there are no turnstiles to pass through. This is because the MBTA is temporarily implementing a different […]
THE GREEN LINE EXTENSION: TRANSFORMING TRANSPORTATION OR CAUSING DISPLACEMENT?
Photo by Cindy Weisbart New transit arrives in Somerville, met with a mixed bag of emotions (Somerville Wire) – Somerville celebrated the opening of the first phase of the Green Line Extension, with new stations in Union Square and Lechmere, on March 21. The moment was historic, the result of decades of planning, and passengers, […]
THE PLIGHT OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN BOSTON, ILLUSTRATED
Mass Governor Charlie Baker’s record on public transportation as presented in an easy-to-read yet diligently reported comic feature