Skip to Content
Streetsblog Massachusetts home
Log In

Transit

A More Generous State Budget Means Better Service Is Coming to Regional Transit Authorities

Additional state funding is likely to fund more bus service, particularly on evenings and weekends, and more fare-free programs across the Commonwealth

August 16, 2023

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.

July 31, 2023

An Unpublished Report Tallies How Much Money the T Needs to Fix Its Problems.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?"

June 29, 2023