The state Senate has passed a transportation finance bill calling for a $805 million boost in state spending on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
A group of anti-tax protesters has been evicted from the Senate gallery after briefly disrupting debate Saturday on a transportation finance plan that calls for about $500 million in new state taxes.
The total figure for damage to the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge is estimated at $2.5 million, according to the N.H. Department of Transportation.
The Democratic speaker of the Massachusetts House is calling for a smaller package of tax increases than has been recommended by Gov. Deval Patrick.
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Gov. Deval Patrick is giving the state Department of Transportation more time to complete a report on financing the state’s transportation system.
Governor Deval Patrick has not ruled out an income tax hike to help pay for education and transportation in Massachusetts.
Beverly Scott spent a portion of her first day greeting customers at stations on the Blue and Orange lines in Boston.
New MBTA general manager Beverly Scott was at North and South Stations Monday, greeting passengers and getting familiar with her new challenges.
Despite fare increases, the MBTA says ridership has increased for the 18th time in 19 months.
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