Beacon Hill trots towards Marathon Monday and public school vacation week, one of the Legislature’s many traditional rest periods, with Governor Charlie Baker drafting legislation to overhaul the MBTA.
A state task force is expected to release a report on the MBTA’s failures during this winter’s storms this week. Gov. Charlie Baker has discouraged the push for new taxes to help solve the transit system’s problems.
In a surprise development, MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott resigned yesterday. The move came amid commuter frustration – and criticism from the governor – over T failures during the recent snowstorms.
Patrick made the announcement in East Springfield, where a new $60 million plant would be built.
Pittsfield’s top economic development official says he’s disappointed a new train assembly plant won’t be located in the Berkshires. But he says the plant’s location in Springfield is still a win for the region.
Four Berkshire County banks are offering loans and other financial incentives to help bring a $1.3 billion rail car manufacturing job to the region.
At a Beacon Hill oversight hearing today [Tuesday], Massachusetts transportation officials said the Big Dig debt is starving other road and bridge projects statewide.
With an infusion of more than $900,000 expected to pass the Massachusetts senate as part of a bailout plan for the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority is being
The Massachusetts house of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday giving the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority the money it needs to avoid drastic cuts…for now.