Legislature’s Budget Compromise Includes Big Funding Increase for Regional Transit Authorities
The proposed budget includes dedicated funds to continue fare-free service at the state's regional transit authorities and a new discounted fare program for low-income riders at the MBTA.
In Spite of Growing Repair Needs, the T’s Newly-Approved Capital Budget Won’t Keep Up With Inflation
An Unpublished Report Tallies How Much Money the T Needs to Fix Its Problems. Why Doesn’t the T Want Anyone to See It?
"The public sees that more does need to be spent," says Rep. William Straus, the House Chair of the Legislature's Joint Committee on Transportation. "But how do we give them what they need when we don’t have a calculated number?"