Later this week, Gov. Maura Healey is expected to release her administration’s first state budget proposal, which will be a key indicator of how she expects to implement her campaign promises. This morning, at a YMCA in Lynn, the Governor announced one big-ticket idea from her budget plan: a $750 million tax relief package, the […]
All 15 of the commonwealth's Regional Transit Authorities (every non-MBTA bus route in the state, in other words) will suspend fare collection for the holiday season, from the day after Thanksgiving until New Year's Eve.
It’s become an annual rite of spring: transit agencies across Massachusetts are examining blooms of red ink in their budgets for the next fiscal year, and wondering whether state lawmakers will step in and give them the funding they need to avoid service cuts. This year, though, voters may be able to take matters into […]
"Our goal is for Boston to be a proving ground joining with communities across the state that are really transforming what's possible for residents by taking down barriers to access, making buses more reliable, more affordable, and more accessible for all," said Mayor Wu at a press event at the Jackson Square Orange Line station on Tuesday morning.