Wednesday: ‘The MBTA In Crisis’ Panel Discussion with CLF and TransitMatters

A derailed Red Line car blocks the tracks at the JFK/UMass station on June 11, 2019. The derailment destroyed signal equipment and is expected to disrupt service on the Red Line for most of the summer. Photo courtesy of the Boston Fire Department.
A derailed Red Line car blocks the tracks at the JFK/UMass station on June 11, 2019. The derailment destroyed signal equipment and is expected to disrupt service on the Red Line for most of the summer. Photo courtesy of the Boston Fire Department.

The Conservation Law Foundation, a fiscal sponsor of StreetsblogMASS, will host a panel discussion Wednesday afternoon featuring Staci Rubin, a Senior Attorney at CLF, as well as Jarred Johnson, Chief Operating Officer at TransitMatters, and moderated by your StreetsblogMASS editor, Christian MilNeil.

How can Massachusetts fix its broken transit system and build a T that’s efficient, affordable, and accessible to all? We’ll be discussing that and taking your questions via a live Facebook broadcast Wednesday afternoon, from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Please join us!

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