Gov. Charlie Baker is expecting big things from a special commission he appointed to look into the Boston area’s beleaguered public transit system.
The hearing came as the MBTA’s commuter rail network returned to a full schedule Monday for the first time in about two months.
The Legislature’s transportation committee has scheduled two days of oversight hearings.
Expect some traffic problems on Interstate 93 north and south at Zakim Bridge starting Monday night.
Investigators say the co-pilot flipped that switch to “lock,” which means the pilot, who had left the cockpit, was stuck outside, pounding on the door.
No matter what was discussed at Tuesday’s forum on Boston’s Olympic bid, the conversation always came back to transportation.
Gov. Charlie Baker is asking lawmakers to approve an additional $200 million in state aid for local road and bridge projects.
The MBTA has announced that there will be a shuttle bus service for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday.
Keolis says it will add 42 commuter rail trains Monday in another step toward the planned restoration of full service by the end of March.
The MBTA is compensating riders for the weather-related breakdowns.