TRANSPORTATION

Frank DePaola has been named the interim General Manager of the MBTA. (WBZ-TV)

Highway Administrator To Become Interim MBTA General Manager

Frank DePaola will replace outgoing MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott on an interim basis.

02/25/2015

A Commuter Rail train in Framingham following the Blizzard of 2015. (Nicole Jacobs/WBZ)

Baker Done With Commuter Rail ‘Excuses’

Gov. Charlie Baker says he’s done with “excuses.”

02/18/2015

A commuter rail train stuck in Weymouth (Photo credit Bill Shields/WBZ-TV)

Baker: T Needs To Restore Service Faster Than 30-Day Estimate

Gov. Charlie Baker said the state will work to try and get public transportation in Boston back to normal faster than the 30-day timeframe recently outlined by the MBTA.

02/17/2015

Inmates help to clear the Red Line of snow at Braintree station. (Photo credit Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ)

Ex-Planning Director: MBTA Prioritized Expansion Over Maintenance

A history of prioritizing expansion over maintenance is a big reason for the MBTA’s current failures, according to a former T official.

02/17/2015

Waiting for the bus at Quincy Center Thursday morning (Photo credit Karen Twomey/WBZ)

WBZ Radio Reporters Roll With The Punches On The MBTA

Two WBZ NewsRadio1030 reporters set out to explore what ‘limited service’ really means.

02/12/2015

MBTA GM Beverly Scott addresses the media about the decision to shut down public transportation due to snow. (WBZ-TV)

Beverly Scott Stepping Down As Head Of MBTA

Beverly Scott is resigning as MBTA general manager, the transportation agency said Wednesday afternoon.

02/11/2015

Uber (WBZ-TV)

Uber Agrees To Share Trip Data With Boston

City officials hope to use Uber’s trip data to improve services.

01/14/2015

Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Orders Release Of $100M In Transportation Funds

Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to immediately release $100 million in transportation funds for cities and towns.

01/08/2015

File image (WBZ-TV)

Feds To Formally Back Green Line Extension Project

Federal officials have promised nearly $1 billion to the public transportation project.

01/04/2015

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Billions Approved For Massachusetts Transportation Projects

Construction could begin in the near future on several high-profile transportation projects around the state following an agreement reached by legislative negotiators on a $13 billion bond bill.

04/15/2014

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