by Banker & Tradesman | Dec 8, 2019
Last week’s disheartening string of breakdowns on the Orange Line offered a rude reminder that, despite lots of hard work over the last five years, we’re still a long way off from a fully functional transit system.
by State House News Service | Dec 5, 2019
After two straight days of significant delays and equipment malfunctions on the Orange Line, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday the MBTA needs to be more reliable for the people who use it everyday.
by State House News Service | Sep 16, 2019
A 27-year-old axle on a Red Line car fractured and caused a June 11 derailment, MBTA officials announced Monday, offering a clearer picture of the problem that has led to months of delays and headaches on a train line that transports hundreds of thousands of commuters.
by State House News Service | Mar 5, 2019
Reducing the MBTA’s budget deficit next year and improving service will be possible thanks to new revenue from proposed fare increases, according to the authority. But one board member, aware of the pushback the hikes have drawn, wants the state to explore other ways of funding public transportation.