Experienced Eng Bringing Energy, Optimism to MBTA

Incoming MBTA General Manager Phillip Eng’s bet is that a focus on the “basics” and empowering the agency’s stretched-thin workforce will begin to turn the tide. But some transit advocates caution against expectations that his appointment alone will be a game-changer.

Healey Names Ex-LIRR Exec as MBTA Leader

Phillip Eng, the former chief operations officer at New York City’s transit system and the former president of the Long Island Rail Road commuter rail system, will be the next MBTA general manager.