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The MBTA Wants You To Be Nice

If you’re a ceiling gazer when you ride the T (and really, what’s the alternative?), you’ve probably noticed mock headlines lauding riders for courteous behavior […]

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MBTA Fare Increase Expected to Take Effect July 1

MBTA Fare Increase Expected to Take Effect July 1. We’ve seen it coming for a while, but there’s finally a date for the hike, which […]

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The Unsung Heroes of the MBTA

It’s bloodsport in these parts to complain about the MBTA. But the latest MBTA scorecard makes one thing clear — the operations staff is doing […]

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Broke as a Joke: MTBA Expects 'Modest' (or Substantial?) Fare Increase

Broke as a Joke: MTBA Expects ‘Modest’ (or Substantial?) Fare Increase. Either way, MBTA officials are preparing us for one thing: prices are going to […]

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One MBTA Expansion to Support: The Indigo Line

This space generally takes a dim view of several MBTA expansion projects, but there is one we can get behind — the Indigo Line. What’s […]

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MassDOT's Red/Blue Connector? Gone.

Last week, MassDOT did the right thing: effectively ending the Red/Blue Connector project. The project had some logic to it — the Blue Line ends […]

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One Really Good Reason to Stop Hating on the MBTA

It has almost become blood sport in these parts to pick on the MBTA. I’m not sure if its the ability to gripe in real […]

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The South Coast Rail to Nowhere

Some familiar faces are once again calling for new revenues for our state transportation system (on SHNS, sub req’d.). Its been well-documented that the system […]

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On the T, a Step Back in Time

One of the joys of living in an ‘old’ city like Boston is when it reveals a hidden, seemingly unknown piece of itself. Having traveled […]

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A Poem of Paul Revere’s Ride, Revised by Sarah Palin. (With apologies to Longfellow.) [TheAtlantic.com] National Grid Coughs Up $1 Million for Winter Storm Response. […]

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(Almost) Everything You Want to Know About the MBTA

[WARNING: Hard-core transportation nerdiness ahead. Consider yourself warned.] As a user of the MBTA and a fan of transit (no, really), there’s no better place […]

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Video: First Romney Attack Ad. A new political group led by two former Obama aides plans to blanket the airwaves in South Carolina, where Romney […]

Prescient to a T

James Michael Curley had the T all figured out decades ago. Here’s why we should have listened.

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Boston ‘T’ Troubles

Even in 1980, the MBTA was universally loathed.