Riders Flock Back to T’s Commuter Rail

Ridership on the MBTA’s commuter rail system, sometimes seen during the pandemic as a barometer for downtown Boston office utilization, has risen steadily this spring, the system’s leader said last week.

Uber, Lyft Cost the MBTA At Least $23M Last Year

The MBTA went without $23 million last year in potential fare revenue from riders who decamped from the ailing public transit network for ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, according to a new report that also put a big estimate on the net carbon footprint of the companies.