Category: Gas Tax

Legislators step onto the T for a taste of riders’ experience

State Representative Marjorie Decker took the Red Line to work. Photo: STEVE ANNEAR/GLOBE STAFF

Boston Globe | By Steve Annear | March 19, 2015 It had been more than a year since State Representative Marjorie Decker took the Red Line to work, but as she boarded a crowded train at Harvard Square before 9 a.m. Thursday, it all came back to her. “It’s like riding a bike,” she said. …

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Vote NO on Question 1

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This November, you and your family should vote NO on Question 1 because this ballot measure would eliminate a key part of the funding that has been set aside by the state Constitution to pay for transportation projects across the state. It would jeopardize $1 billion in transportation improvements over the next decade – putting our …

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Menino urges new revenue for MBTA

By Eric Moskowitz | Boston Globe | January 31, 2012 Mayor Thomas M. Menino urged the state to avoid steep MBTA fare increases and service cuts, calling in a letter received yesterday by top state leaders for a gas tax or other increased levy to aid the T.

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