Tag: MBTA operations

Rosenberg sees transportation disconnect

Senate President Stanley Rosenberg

Commonwealth Magazine | By BRUCE MOHL | Feb 17, 2015 Senate President Stanley Rosenberg said on Tuesday that the problems at the MBTA are straight out of “Democracy in America,” the book Alexis de Tocqueville wrote in the 1800s which suggested that Americans may vote themselves more benefits than they are willing to pay for. …

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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 launches campaign to protect T employees from assaults

Boston Globe | By Matt Rocheleau |  May 6, 2013 The MBTA is launching a new campaign to warn riders not to assault T employees. “Think twice before putting your hands on T staff. We will find you, arrest you and prosecute you,” Transit Police Chief Paul MacMillan says in a recorded public service announcement that …

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