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The Massachusetts State House in downtown Boston.

Environmental and Labor Organizations Call For Corporate Taxes To Fund Transportation

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Amid ongoing rumors of a state transportation funding bill being drafted in the Massachusetts State House, two broad coalitions of environmental justice and labor advocates have issued a detailed proposal to raise new revenues by closing corporate tax loopholes and getting a “fair share” from the large, profitable corporations that benefit most from an efficient […]
The MBTA's first new Orange Line train in over 30 years began serving riders on the morning of Wednesday, August 14, 2019. More trains are expected to enter service every few weeks until the entire fleet is replaced in 2022. Photo courtesy of the MBTA.

MBTA Board Updates: More New Orange Line Trains Coming, And More Bus Garage Discussion

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The MBTA’s Fiscal Control Management Board met today for the first time since the December holidays for a relatively short meeting focused on the agency’s backlogged bus garage maintenance needs, which Streetsblog covered in detail last week. Some highlights: Deputy General Manager Jeffrey Gonneville announced that the source of an “uncommon noise” in new Orange […]