TRU News Items
Public outcry against MBTA fare hikes
Commuters weigh in on proposed MBTA fare hike
T Riders, Lawmakers Rail Against Proposed Fare Hikes
T riders vent at fare hike ‘workshop’
Ex-T chief on hike: Un-fare to blame me
Public unleashes on proposed fare hike
August 10, 2009
By Greg St. Martin, Boston Metro
Advocates say it would hurt families reeling in recession
MBTA fare hikes may be off the table for now, but that didn’t stop advocates and lawmakers from sounding off yesterday about the potential damage they will unleash on riders.
T chief resigns, will be paid more than $327,000
August 7, 2009
By Kyle Cheney, State House News Service
Embattled MBTA General Manager Dan Grabauskas, appointed to lead the debt-laden agency in 2004 by then-Gov. Mitt Romney, will leave his post immediately, Secretary of Transportation James Aloisi announced Thursday evening after hours of meetings.
State making hard push for okay on 28X line plan
July 30, 2009
By Alex Owens, Dorchester Reporter
The state Executive Office of Transportation (EOT), clearly trying to push along to approval its 28X dedicated line up Blue Hill Avenue from Mattapan, held yet another community gathering on Monday concerning the proposal, this time with plenty of visual aids to illustrate the plan for guests.
Governor turns up heat on T chief
July 30, 2009
By Noah Bierman, Boston Globe
But top lawmakers back Grabauskas
Governor Deval Patrick left scant hope that Daniel A. Grabauskas will retain his job as general manager of the MBTA, saying yesterday that he has serious concerns about “the competence of the leadership and the adequacy of the management’’ at the troubled transit agency.