Sep 26

Opinion: Keeping Public Transportation Public

The Heights | 9/26/16 | By Matthew BeDugnis “Every day these hardworking people continue bailing out a ship that has been taking on water for years. You see it in the MBTA employee who has to figure out how to get an old, rotten, and rusted-out Green Line train back to the station after it …

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Sep 20

Make believe math won’t fix our public transportation system.

James Aloisi

Last week, former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary James Aloisi wrote a detailed article (“Shutdown process costly for the T“) for Commonwealth Magazine on the complicated and costly process the MBTA has to go through to shut its service down every night. The article cites independent data sources that show the process costs the MBTA $3.8 million dollars …

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Sep 13

Upcoming Rallies and Informational Pickets

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For months, we have diligently and respectfully presented the facts — that privatizing operations like the Money Room and the MBTA Warehouse is wrong for the MBTA and wrong for Massachusetts. We need investment in our infrastructure, not another Keolis.   We’ve worked to build our case in the press and with the public.But last …

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