What’s your level of satisfaction with the MBTA?

This comes from the MBTA Advisory Board…. The MBTA Advisory Board, a member of the Boston MPO, has developed a tool to measure the experience of the typical transit user and their level of satisfaction with the service they receive.   Please follow this link,...

Newton’s sustainability challenge

A recent Tab editorial by Newton’s Sustainability Director Rob Garrity highlighted great progress Newton has made in shrinking its carbon footprint. Newton deserves to be proud of its environmental leadership and the accomplishments. Yet the largest single...
Highlands MBTA Stop to be made Accessible

Highlands MBTA Stop to be made Accessible

Robert Solomon, a resident of Newton Highlands and member for the Highlands Area Council, has been on a mission to improve the accessibility of the Highlands T Stop. This started with an effort to get the drivers trained in the loading and unloading of wheel chairs...

Could Newton support a private bus service?

An editorial in the Globe today challenges the MBTA to take inspiration from  Bridj, the start-up, bus company that is testing the market with service from Coolidge Corner  — and “think about new ways to use data to improve it own customers’...
Riverside to Cambridge – don’t hold your breath

Riverside to Cambridge – don’t hold your breath

Back in January, the state Dept of Transportation released a 5 year Capital Improvement Plan that included some details of their long range vision.  Those details were none too clearly spelled out but the report did include this intriguing map. The map shows a new...
And another…

And another…

Scary looking stuff, but apparently nobody hurt. What’s up with buses this week? @NewtonFireDept tweets: Bus vs House at 549 Dedham St. No students on the bus. No one home at the time. No injuries at this time— Newton Fire (@NewtonFireDept) May 20, 2014...