If you ride the MBTA to work or school regularly, then this scenario will sound frustratingly familiar. You rush to your bus stop or train station, only to find out that it’s delayed – often with little information on what happened or how long you’ll have to wait. When your bus or train does arrive, you… Continue reading MBTA Delays Undercut Access to Jobs and Economic Opportunity
As we continue to reckon with systemic racism in the United States, we must root out the quiet and insidious ways governments and decision-makers sustain racist policies.
Governor Charlie Baker has implemented a new permanent oversight board for the MBTA. The board will focus on the transit issues plaguing communities in eastern Massachusetts, and will be required to consider environmental justice issues.
The multi-state Transportation and Climate Initiative falls well short of its potential. Here’s what needs to happen to make it a powerful tool for redressing inequities in our communities and cutting climate-damaging emissions.