Gov. Deval Patrick is announcing a series of major transportation infrastructure investments that include new cars on the subway and open-road tolling on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
For the third time in less than a month, someone has fallen off the platform at an MBTA station. The T says it does not encourage people jumping on the tracks to make rescues. How would you react if you saw someone plunge off a T platform?
Massachusetts could finally have a transportation financing law by week’s end, though it may not be the version Gov. Deval Patrick wanted.
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.