MassDOT, MBTA, and Boston were pleased to host the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) 2011 Rail Conference in June. Following the conference, APTA's online news source Passenger Transport posted an article Transportation Reform in Massachusetts: On Track for Success.
The article by Senior Managing Editor Susan R. Paisner highlighted remarks at the Rail Conference by MassDOT Secretary Mullan and MBTA General Manager and Rail and Transit Administrator Rich Davey.
"To deliver more and better service for our customers- that's what MassDOT is all about," Secretary Mullan told those gathered at the Conference.
Davey said the MBTA is focused on “safety, customer service, our people, fiscal responsibility, and innovation.”
Read the Passenger Transport news article.
To learn more about the American Public Transportation Association, visit the APTA website.
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