In approving Question 1 on November 4, we are disappointed that Massachusetts has lost an important funding source that would have helped to build and maintain a safe and reliable transportation system across the Commonwealth. We are proud of the legislature for taking last year’s courageous vote to provide needed funding after years of delayed investment.continue
By Chris Hart, Christine Griffin and Valerie Fletcher
Here’s a statement that’s pretty obvious: getting around is important.
Whether you drive, walk, cycle, or ride a bus, train or subway, getting safely from place to place is fundamental. For people and freight, for workers and students, for seniors and for kids, we depend on transportation to live our lives.continue
By Bonnie Biocchi and Joshua Ostroff
Guest Columnists in the MetroWest Daily News
(The following column was published on October 12, 2014: see original)
On Nov. 4, voters will choose a path that affects our roads, bridges, transit systems and economy. We urge you to vote No on ballot question 1.continue