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Patrick's latest train wreck
There is no doubt that Governor Deval Patrick had — and has — much better ideas about reforming and restructuring the state's transportation infrastructure — including the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority — than the legislature.
Plus, an Israeli diplomat does the right thing
| August 14, 2009
These days, the morning commute is hardly complete without a newspaper, coffee, and potential violation of one's Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable search and seizure .
MBTA cops never stopped inspecting your bags
| December 30, 2008
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966. These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Ian Sands.
For the week of January 13
| October 27, 2008
Is the MBTA on track?
As targets for criticism go, it is hard to imagine one more inviting than the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, better known as the MBTA, best known as the T.
In the real world, funding is only an issue; politics is the most persistent problem
| April 30, 2008
The truth behind the MBTA fare hike
How the state is screwing T riders
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| June 01, 2006
RI goes (a little) green
As Rhode Islanders shed their heavy coats and welcome spring, chances are they won’t remember this past fall and winter for the relatively mild weather.
Surging energy costs are leading the state to tap alternative sources once viewed as flaky or unproven
RICHARD C. LEWIS
| April 12, 2006
When Knox Gardner moved to Boston from Seattle last year, the biking enthusiast was miserable.
As cycling season pushes off, the Hub’s bike culture upgrades
| March 08, 2006
On the wrong track
Heaven knows that the Phoenix is a staunch supporter of most mass-transit efforts, but plans to resume trolley service from Arborway Station in Jamaica Plain along Centre Street just don’t make sense when all of the factors are considered.
| January 18, 2006
The T: we love to hate it; we hate to take it; we take it everywhere.
A series of air-clearing public-transit projects, mapped out in the early ’90s, remain controversial — and incomplete
| January 17, 2006
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