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Governor Baker, MBTA launch innovative program to enlist Uber, Lyft to better serve paratransit customers Posted on Sep 16

Governor Baker, MBTA launch innovative program to enlist Uber, Lyft to better serve paratransit customers

On the campus of the Perkins School for the Blind, Governor Baker, Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, and MBTA managers launched a first-of-its-kind innovative pilot program with ride-share companies Uber and Lyft to save costs and deliver more options for on-demand service to customers of the   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, MBTA launch innovative program to enlist Uber, Lyft to better serve paratransit customers

Governor Baker takes inventory on the reforms, progress and future of the MBTA Posted on Jul 25

Governor Baker takes inventory on the reforms, progress and future of the MBTA

It’s been a year since Governor Baker acted, with the support of the Legislature, to create the Fiscal and Management Control Board for the MBTA following the system meltdown during the snowstorms of February 2015. During remarks to members of the media, Governor Baker summed   …Continue Reading Governor Baker takes inventory on the reforms, progress and future of the MBTA

Reforming the MBTA, Planning for Next Winter Posted on Jun 5

Reforming the MBTA, Planning for Next Winter

The unrelenting snow of this past winter revealed significant problems in our public transportation system, and our legislation “An Act for a Reliable, Sustainable MBTA” includes several reforms to address more overarching issues that have left Massachusetts without the world-class public transportation system it deserves.   …Continue Reading Reforming the MBTA, Planning for Next Winter

Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA Posted on May 12

Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA

The MBTA is a major part of our circulatory system. It pumps life throughout our neighborhoods, our cities, and our towns. It carries us back and forth to work, to school, to the hospital, to our parks, to our restaurants and theaters, to our main   …Continue Reading Giving the People a Reliable and Affordable MBTA