Transportation advocates in Massachusetts have lots of big ideas for projects they’d like to buy with new funding from President Biden’s new infrastructure bill: a faster passenger rail line between Boston and Springfield; a new subway to connect the Red and Blue lines in downtown Boston; a realignment of the Massachusetts Turnpike through Allston. But […]
City officials have estimated that the project would benefit roughly 20,000 bus riders in Dorchester and Mattapan, reduce their collective commuting times by 800 hours every day, and, with less time wasted in traffic, allow the T to make over 100 additional daily trips on existing routes using the same number of buses and drivers.
"Building on the fare-free 28 bus pilot created by Mayor Janey, we will expand access to transit across our neighborhoods, connecting more people to their schools, places of worship, small businesses, and community centers––and easing congestion on our bus riders and drivers alike,” said Mayor Michelle Wu in a press release announcing the proposal.
Monica Tibbits-Nutt, the Executive Director of the 128 Business Council, recently capped off six years of service on the governing boards of the MBTA and MassDOT. Tibbits-Nutt was the Vice Chair of the T’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB), and was one of only two board members (along with Chairperson Joseph Aiello) who served […]