Tag: Dr. Beverly Scott

T’s woes are bigger than any general manager

Snow caused a Red Line train to become stuck in Quincy on Monday. Courtesy of the Boston Globe. DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF

Boston GLobe | By Joan Vennochi | FEBRUARY 09, 2015 LIFE ISN’T fair. After years of bad policy decisions and general neglect, the MBTA is falling apart under the watch of General Manager Beverly A. Scott. Scott, who has held the position since September 2012, inherited a broken system. As she said in a radio …

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MBTA officials trumpet record ridership in October

Boston Globe | By Kiera Blessing | Nov. 28, 2014 The T set a record for ridership in October, with more than 37 million passenger trips, the transit agency said Friday. Previously, October 2013 held the record, with about 36.7 million trips, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority said. The new benchmark, 37.3 million, came three …

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MBTA considering fare policy changes

GateHouse News Service | By Andy Metzger | Dec 29, 2013 Malden — Transit officials plan to consider changes to the price differential between a bus ride and a subway ride, limit cash transactions and potentially offer certain fares that correspond to a traveler’s ability to pay, according to MBTA Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Davis. …

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Serenity on Route 15 bus in Roxbury

Boston Globe | By Martine Powers July 15, 2013 MBTA bus driver Miguel Goncalves said he maintains an easygoing, respectful attitude with his passengers on Route 15 in Roxbury. An MBTA bus driver for 11 years, he knows that every interaction with a rider is a conflict waiting to escalate. He knows that Route 15 …

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