California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at Cal Expo in Sacramento where he announced an executive order requiring the sale of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035, a move the governor says would achieve a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. California would be the first state with such a rule, though Germany and France are among 15 other countries that have a similar requirement. (Daniel Kim/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool)


MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack, wearing a blazer over a red top, stands next to Steve Poftak (center) wearing a suit and pink-and-blue plaid tie, and Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker, wearing a buttoned suit and green tie. All three are holding scissors and segments of a cut orange ribbon. They stand in front of a new Orange Line train car bearing the words "OAK GROVE" on the destination sign above the door.

The T’s New Train Factory Has Gone Off the Rails

On Thursday, Governor Maura Healey, Lt. Gov. Kim Driscoll, and their administration's newly-assembled transportation cabinet rode a Red Line train, visited the T's Operations Control Center, and outlined their early plans to tackle the many challenges facing the MBTA. "Our message to all those who ride the T, the rails, the buses, around the state, […]