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Managed lanes? Here's a closer look at Charlie Baker's congestion pricing alternative, Boston.com, August 14, 2019

Advocates: Gridlocked traffic is bad for Boston's business, Boston Herald, August 9, 2019

Traffic congestion in Massachusetts reaches tipping point, Associated Press, August 8, 2019

Gov Charlie Baker open to charging fees on 'managed lanes' to reduce traffic congestion, MASS Live, August 8, 2019

Gov Charlie Baker eyes high-priced luxury lanes to fix traffic woes, Boston Herald, August 8, 2019

Traffic congestion has reached a ‘tipping point’ in Massachusetts, state officials say, Boston Globe, August 8, 2019

3 things to know about the results — and recommendations — from the Massachusetts traffic study, Boston.com August 8, 2019

Congestion In Mass. 'Has Gone From Bad To Worse,' Transportation Secretary Says, WBUR, August 8, 2019

For complex traffic problem, Baker offers smorgasbord, CommonWealth, August 8, 2019

Traffic congestion in Massachusetts reaches tipping point, Associated Press, August 8, 2019

Would you pay $30 a week to drive in a fast lane on I-93? State to study concept , Boston Business Journal, August 8, 2019

Governor Baker calls for $18b boost in transit, road funding, Boston Globe, July 25, 2019

Gov. Baker reveals $18 billion transportation spending proposal, WCVB-TV, July 25, 2019

To clear up roads, Baker proposes corporate tax break for telecommuting, Boston Business Journal, July 25, 2019

Gov. Baker Unveils Transportation Bond Bill as MBTA Faces Scrutiny, NECN, July 25, 2019

Transit advocates cite MBTA ‘crisis,’ demand more funding, Boston Herald, July 17, 2019

5 Policies To Address Our Transportation Crisis, WGBH News, July 9, 2019

Developers pressed to fund extra T service, Boston Globe, July 9, 2019

Boston Public Radio (53:00), WGBH, July 9, 2019

She’s the master of explaining transportation disaster. And so far, Stephanie Pollack is not going anywhere, Boston Globe, July 3, 2019

Wu Calls For Overhaul To MBTA Oversight Board, WGBH Greater Boston, July 1, 2019

MBTA Must Promise Concrete Results, Banker and Tradesman, June 30, 2019

Baker's Plan Panned for Not Doing Enough to Fix MBTA, Public News Service, June 27, 2019

Facing pressure, Baker will seek $50 million for MBTA to speed the pace of maintenance, Boston Globe, June 25, 2019

Video: Business In The Era of Climate Change (The Road Map Of The Future: Transportation), WBUR, May 7, 2019
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MassDOT weighs two-year HOV lane access, Newburyport News/SHNS, June 19, 2019

Red Line Derailment Reignites Debate Of Traffic Misery’s Impact On Boston Real Estate, BisNow, June 18, 2019

Gov. Baker: Reforms are coming following MBTA derailments, WHDH, June 13, 2019

Trouble On The T: When Will It End?, WGBH Greater Boston, June 13, 2019

Red Line Service Continues at Reduced Levels Following Derailment, NECN, June 12, 2019

We Can End Boston's Transportation Nightmare, WBUR Commentary, June 12, 2019

From multiple derailments on the MBTA to the coming "A-pike-alypse", Boston Public Radio, June 11, 2019 (52:00)

MBTA needs speed, transparency in wake of derailments, advocates say, Boston Herald, June 9, 2019

We’ve paved our way to gridlock with our own poor policies, Boston Globe, May 23, 2019

Highway administrator defends HOV lane elimination, CommonWealth, May 21, 2019

Isolation problem: T fares rising faster than cost of driving, CommonWealth, May 16, 2019

Beacon Hill leaders don’t have a plan yet to tackle transportation crisis, Boston Globe, May 15, 2019

Opening of I-93 carpool lane draws criticism, Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, May 14, 2019

T notes: Closing of HOV lane on I-93 hit, CommonWealth, May 13, 2019

Amid Tobin work, state opens I-93 carpool lane to all vehicles from Medford to Zakim Bridge, Boston Globe, May 13, 2019

State transportation policies fail communities of color, CommonWealth, May 12, 2019

New Advocacy Group to Help Boost Efforts to Cut Vehicle Pollution, School Transportation News, May 7, 2019

To Curb Congestion, Mass. Political Leaders Propose To Make It More Expensive To Drive, WBUR, May 7, 2019

Table set for serious tax, revenue talks, Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise, May 7, 2019

Finding One Solution To Boston's Traffic Woes — In Mexico City, WBUR, May 6, 2019

Gov. pols wrangle over pothole funds, Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, May 1, 2019

Dempsey: Residents are eager for transportation solutions, MetroWest Daily News, April 28, 2019

State senator suggests adding new tolls along Massachusetts roads, WCVB, April 26, 2019

If you’re routinely late for work because of your commute, you’re not alone; Poll shows just how bad Massachusetts transportation is, MassLive, April 24, 2019

Poll: Massachusetts voters feeling strain from transportation challenges, support policy changes including new funding, MassINC Polling Group Blog, April 24, 2019

Boston has a traffic problem. New congestion-pricing bills aim to curb it, Boston 25 News, April 17, 2019
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Congestion pricing gains steam as traffic worsens, Boston Herald, April 15, 2019

Baystate Business: Traffic, Brexit, Opening Day, Bloomberg Bay State BusinessApril 9, 2019

Congestion Pricing Passed in New York, but Can It Be a National Solution to Traffic?, Pacific Standard, April 8, 2019

More time urged for I-93 breakdown lane travel, Andover Townsman, April 3, 2019

Massport looking to change traffic flow, add fees for rideshares like Uber and Lyft, SHNS/WickedLocal, March 21, 2019

Will MBTA fare hike prod Beacon Hill to take action?, Boston Globe, March 18, 2019

Town Manager Sarah Stanton to Co-Chair new Commuter Rail Communities Coalition, Bedford Citizen, March 15, 2019

Lynn Mayor Thomas M. McGee named co-chair of Commuter Rail Communities Coalition, Lynn Item, March 14, 2019

MBTA Fare Hike Could Make Traffic Worse, Transportation Advocate Says, WGBH, March 12, 2019  listen_icon.png

The lowly bus deserves a lot more attention, CommonWealth, March 11, 2019

Legislators Taking Closer Look at Congestion Pricing, NECN, March 6, 2019
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Riders hit proposed commuter rail hikes, Lowell Sun, March 1, 2019

Suffering from transportation trauma?, Wicked Local MarbleheadMarch 1, 2019

Transportation experts urge T to consider other transit systems’ alternatives to fare hikes, Boston Herald, February 27, 2019

Letter: Share your ‘rail vision’ with the state, MetroWest Daily News, February 23, 2019

Employers can make Boston traffic more bearable with one simple change, Boston Globe, February 21, 2019

MassDOT disputes report that it, MBTA are in trouble, Boston Herald, February 21, 2019

Lyft incorporates MBTA service into its appCommonwealth, February 21, 2019

Our view: Our traffic is worse than your trafficGloucester Daily Times, February 14, 2019

To fix Greater Boston’s traffic woes, go big or stay home, Boston Globe, February 14, 2019

News you knew: Boston traffic stinks; New report sets off calls for action, not more talk, CommonWealth, February 13, 2019

Boston Beat LA... in traffic, report finds, WCVB, February 12, 2019
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Study: Boston Has Worst Morning, Evening Commutes, NECN The Take, February 12, 2019
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Baystate Business: Bonds, Business Confidence, Traffic, Bloomberg Bay State Business, February 12, 2019

REPORT: Costs of traffic congestion highest in Boston, WWLP, February 12, 2019

New Study Finds Boston Has The Worst Rush-Hour Traffic In The Country, WBUR Radio Boston, February 12, 2019

Costs Of Traffic Congestion Highest In Boston, Report SaysWGBH, February 12, 2019

Boston has the worst rush-hour traffic in the U.S., report saysBoston.com, February 12, 2019

Car-free development taking rootCommonWealth, January 31, 2019

Untolled millions: Out-of-state drivers owe $26.8M to MassachusettsBoston Herald, January 27, 2019

Our View: East-West link could transform our ride to work Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, January 22, 2019

A Regional Push to Clean Up Cars, Trucks and Mass TransitPew Trusts Stateline, January 16, 2019

Transit officials study East-West rail linkGloucester Daily Times, January 13, 2019

Our View: T is finally on the right track Attleboro Sun-Chronicle, January 12, 2019

On the rails: Experts say the MBTA Commuter Rail is getting better, but riders contend the schedules don't meet their needsAttleboro Sun-Chronicle, January 11, 2019

Transit in rural communities is a rising concernBoston Globe, January 5, 2019

Transportation advocates list priorities: Carbon pricing, bus service, FMCB top list | CodcastCommonWealth, January 2, 2019

Vision for transport in Mass. unveiledBay State Banner, December 26, 2018

The Future of Transportation in MassachusettsNECN The Take, December 20, 2018
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State joins pact to cut vehicle emissionsSalem Evening News, December 19, 2018

Massachusetts joins multi-state plan to reduce transportation emissionsWWLP.com, December 19, 2018

Solutions sought to alleviate state’s traffic congestionMetroWest Daily News, December 19, 2018

The Road Map To The State's Transportation Future Has Been DrawnWBUR, December 19, 2018

Mass. joins regional bid to price transportation carbonCommonWealth, December 18, 2018

Mass. Joining States To Reduce Transportation Sector EmissionsWGBH, December 18, 2018

Transportation Advocates Commend States' Announcement to Develop Regional Program to Modernize Transportation and Reduce Vehicle PollutionBusinessWire, December 18, 2018

Massachusetts joins multi-state pact to explore cap-and-trade program for vehicle emissionsMassLive, December 18, 2018

Massachusetts Commission Sets Ambitious Climate, Transportation GoalsNext City, December 17, 2018

Transportation commission offers plan to address congestion, climate changeNewburyport News, December 17, 2018

State unveils carbon-emissions reduction plan, MetroWest Daily News, December 15, 2018

Baystate Business: Gas Restoration, Brexit, MBTA, Bloomberg Bay State Business, December 12, 2018

MBTA general manager Luis Ramirez is out after just 15 monthsBoston Globe, December 11, 2018

Aiello on the state of the T, new revenuesCommonWealth, December 3, 2018

Matthews: The importance of a well-connected transportation networkMetroWest Daily News, December 2, 2018

Coming up: Yet another state report on transportation needsAssociated Press, December 1, 2018

Transit leaders look for ways to leverage rail systemBoston Herald, November 29, 2018

From better commuter rail service to self-driving cars, a look at the future of transportation in WorcesterMass Live, November 27, 2018

‘So many opportunities’ to improve Worcester County transportation, says Karyn PolitoWorcester Telegram, November 27, 2018

MassDOT launches 6-month study of area’s worst traffic – and ways to help ease itBoston Herald, November 24, 2018

Let’s Write a Better Transportation StoryBSCES News, November 2018

Boston podría poner límites más bajos de velocidad en la ciudad;
Funcionarios dicen que la velocidad actual de 25mph es muy rápida
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Boston considering 20 mph limit; Councilors concerned about elderly, kidsBoston Herald, November 13, 2018

Municipal leaders gather to devise commuter rail solutionsWicked Local, November 9, 2018

The Road Ahead for Massachusetts Transportation PolicyNashoba Valley Chamber News, November 5, 2018

Panelists Explain ‘Geography of Opportunity’B.C. Heights, November 5, 2018

Dempsey and Baxandall: Coming up short on transportationMetroWest Daily News, October 28, 2018

On mass transit, Baker’s promises and commuters’ experiences often diverge, Boston Globe, October 26, 2018

‘They’re Bold and Fresh’: The Millennials Disrupting Boston’s Transit SystemPolitico, October 25, 2018

Bloomberg Baystate Business: Sox Tickets and TransportationBloomberg Radio, October 23, 2018

Looking for a way forward in transportation: Make public transit fully accessible — for the sake of us all, Boston GlobeOctober 9, 2018

From point A to point B, and everything in between: System fails those who need it most, Boston GlobeOctober 7, 2018

Car-free day gets a push, Boston HeraldOctober 4, 2018

Short and Long-Term Solutions for Mass. Transportation, NECN The TakeSeptember 25, 2018
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Forum explores ways to foster, manage Worcester’s growthWorcester TelegramSeptember 13, 2018

Should Massachusetts discount road and bridge tolls during off-peak hours?Boston GlobeSeptember 13, 2018

MBTA’s poor station conditions are a campaign issueBoston Globe, September 10, 2018

MassDOT traffic counts find huge increases in volume across Boston area, WFXT, August 30, 2018
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Accounting maneuvers, one-time gains helped balance T budget, CommonWealthAugust 21, 2018

Are Off-Peak Toll Discounts The Best Way To Solve Traffic Congestion In Boston?, WGBH Greater Boston, August 7, 2018
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Here are the ‘big ideas’ that could change the MBTA, Boston.com, August 7, 2018

Governor Baker spikes toll discount trial again, Boston Globe, August 3, 2018

Pilot Program Aims to Reduce Tolls for SomeNECN The Take, July 30, 2018
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Charlie Baker rejects toll discount idea, calls for bigger traffic studyBoston Globe, July 26, 2018

Why did Charlie Baker veto a proposal to give drivers toll discounts?Boston.com, July 26, 2018

Baker signs nation’s most-overdue state budgetAssociated Press, July 26, 2018

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh tells scooter-rental company to slow downBoston Herald, July 21, 2018

Massachusetts drivers who avoid rush hour could get toll discounts under pilot programMassLive, July 20, 2018

MassDOT testing plan to reward off-peak travel with toll discountsWCVB-TV, July 19, 2018

T notes: Lawmakers hike funding for regional transit authorities; Pilot to test whether off-peak toll discounts can ease congestionCommonWealth, July 18, 2018

Restarting the transportation funding debateCommonWealth, July 12, 2018

A Blue Line to Lynn? Advocates are pushing a new way to fund transportation projectsBoston Globe, July 12, 2018

What Would You Pay to Fix Boston Traffic?Boston.com, July 5, 2018

If You Reduce Fares, Will Riders Come? Maybe.WGBH, July 5, 2018

With millionaires tax off the ballot, how else do we pay for transportation and education?Boston Globe, June 19, 2018

Relief and dismay as court strikes down millionaire's tax ballot questionMass Live, June 18, 2018

The Supreme Judicial Court Just Killed the Millionaire’s TaxBoston.com, June 18, 2018

Assessing the Troubles on the TNECN The Take, June 13, 2018
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Electric scooters have flooded cities across the country. Could they ever come to Boston?Boston.com, June 13, 2018

Bloomberg Baystate Business Hour: Traffic and MergersBloomberg Radio, June 12, 2018

Readers set out to solve Boston’s traffic woes, Boston Herald, June 11, 2018

Boston has the ‘worst traffic in the country’ ... How would you fix it?Boston Herald, June 10, 2018

Some cars are getting a free ride at Mass. tollsBoston Globe, May 24, 2018

State should empower regions to re-invest in themselves with regional ballot initiatives, MassLive, May 22, 2018

Off-peak toll discount pilot program deserves a shot, Boston Globe, May 17, 2018

State Unveils Data About Ride Hailing App Usage For The First Time, WBUR Radio Boston, May 3, 2018
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MART services could face cutbacks, Fitchburg Sentinel and Enterprise, April 30, 2018

Sales tax cut will force layoffs and service cuts, new group says, WWLP.com, April 23, 2018

We need a RGGI for transportation, CommonWealth, April 23, 2018

Crumbling bridge adds to infrastructure woes, Boston Herald, April 18, 2018

First Orange Line T car shells arrive at CRRC factory in Springfield, Mass Live, April 10, 2018

Tobin Bridge fix to cause commuting headaches, Salem News, April 6, 2018

Autonomous vehicles present opportunities, challenges, Attleboro Sun Chronicle April 6, 2018

Pitts Stop: Could Smarter Tolling Reduce Traffic Congestion In Boston?, WBZ-TV, April 6, 2018
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Mayor Walsh's Plan to Raise Parking Fines in Boston, NECN The Take, April 4, 2018
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Parking fines in Boston could go up to fund transportation projects, Metro Boston, April 3, 2018

Walsh wants big hike in parking ticket fees to fund transit work, Boston Globe, April 3, 2018

Push to save PVTA from cuts ramps upAmherst Bulletin, March 30, 2018

Old mindset exacerbates new traffic problemsCommonWealth, March 29, 2018

Your commute stinks because Greater Boston can’t fathom its own growthBoston Globe, March 28, 2018

Ads in support of WRTA funding beginWorcester Telegram & Gazette, March 24, 2018

Push to save PVTA from cuts ramps upDaily Hampshire Gazette News, March 22, 2018

Congestion, its impact and solutions: Chris Dempsey with Chris LovettBoston Neighborhood Network News, March 21, 2018
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Everything you need to know about the proposed Seaport gondola system, Boston.com, March 7, 2018

Poll shows support for transportation investment in Mass., Worcester Telegram & Gazette, March 1, 2018

SouthCoast omitted from transportation board, legislators say, South Coast Today, February 23, 2018

Traveling on the Red Line was a nightmare for many Wednesday, Boston Globe, February 21, 2018

Traffic congestion is taking a toll on Boston. Should Boston take a toll on congestion?, Boston.com, February 20, 2018

Massachusetts, Indiana Ramp Up Self-Driving Vehicle Debates, The Connected Car, February 20, 2018

Worcester Polytechnic researchers tackle self-driving vehicles as legislators examine policy, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, February 17, 2018

Autonomous vehicles may be on Mass. roads soon, Hampshire Gazette, February 15, 2018

Viewpoint: Need for Mass. clean transportation policy, Boston Business Journal, February 15, 2018

Chris Dempsey on Bradley Jay Show, WBZ Radio, February 14, 2018

Report: MBTA is vital for economy, worthy of investment, Bay State Banner, February 14, 2018

Editorial: Infrastructure potluck, Boston Herald, February 14, 2018

Advocates say Prez’s plan full of potholes, Boston Herald, February 13, 2018

Markey: Infrastructure plan is a ‘fraud’, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, February 12, 2018

Markey: Trump's Infrastructure Plan Is 'One Big Monetary Mirage', NECN, February 12, 2018
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Can Massachusetts Be A Transportation Innovator?, NECN The Take, February 1, 2018

East-west passenger service urged among state rail priorities, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, January 29, 2018

Kadish put in charge of transportation commission, CommonWealth/State House News Service, January 23, 2018

Baker launches commission to study transportation needsBoston Globe, January 23, 2018

Transportation is one area where Mass. lags in innovation, Boston Globe, January 14, 2018

Cold spell testing MBTA services, Gloucester Times/State House News Service, January 3, 2018

Passengers not impressed with the T’s early winter returnsBoston Globe, December 29, 2017

How Self-Driving Cars Will Impact Your Commute, NECN Business, December 26, 2017
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Bloomberg Baystate Business Hour: MBTA Commuter Rail and Keolis Bloomberg Radio, December 26, 2017 (10:20)

Checking in on T control board at halfway point CommonWealth, December 14, 2017

Sales taxes, minimum wage, paid leave and nurse staffing headed toward 2018 ballot Mass Live, December 7, 2017

Rebates could fuel electric car push in Mass. Lowell Sun, November 24, 2017

Readers react to the prospect of Amazon in Boston Boston Globe, November 24, 2017

Bloomberg Baystate Business Hour: new MBTA fare system Bloomberg Radio, November 21, 2017

Dempsey: A roadmap for the governor’s transportation commission MetroWest Daily News, November 21, 2017

The MBTA has a $723m plan to change the way you pay for rides Boston Globe, November 20, 2017

Cost, access among barriers to state reaching goal of 300,000 electric cars Daily Hampshire Gazette, November 14, 2017

If We Build It, They Will Come: The Case for First Class Transportation in Massachusetts Springfield Republican, November 3, 2017

Consumer Group Finds MBTA Reliability Report Misleading NECN, October 26, 2017
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Consumer Group Casts Doubt on MBTA Reliability WFXT, October 26, 2017
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Is Boston headed for a bike-business border battle? Boston Globe, October 24, 2017

Bloomberg Baystate Business Hour: GE and Amazon Bloomberg Radio, October 20, 2017

Bloomberg Baystate Business Hour: MBTA Commuter Rail Bloomberg Radio, October 13, 2017

MBTA service worst among carriers Boston Herald, October 12, 2017

New Data Finds MBTA Service Worst Among Counterparts NECN, October 12, 2017

The Commuter Rail Breaks Down More Often Than Any Other Regional Transit System Boston Magazine, October 12, 2017

Sound lessons from Seattle CommonWealth, October 5, 2017

Residents in all corners of state support expanded rail and bus service South Coast Today, October 1, 2017

Mass. report: Public dissatisfied with transportation Worcester Telegram, September 26, 2017

Transportation investment furthers city’s economic success Worcester Telegram, September 6, 2017 (Coalition member Alliance for Business Leadership)

More ticket checks are coming to the commuter rail Boston Globe, September 1, 2017

Our transportation system is a key culprit in climate change Boston Globe, August 1, 2017 (Coalition member Alliance for Business Leadership

I-93 commuters to Pike travelers: Welcome to our life Boston Globe, August 2, 2017

  • Josh Ostroff
    published this page in News and Media 2017-10-25 17:37:51 -0400

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