“One time, it took me an hour and a half to get from Dorchester back to Boston College. That is unacceptable for a modern mass transit system in the 10th largest metropolitan area in the United States.”
On Sunday, Oct. 30th, the Green Line derailed at the Boston College stop, resulting in an afternoon filled with delays.
“Every day these hardworking people continue bailing out a ship that has been taking on water for years.”
Last month, when the MBTA announced that the T would no longer run its late-night service, I didn’t realize right away the impact it could have on the city, and particularly, on myself.
After the loss of the late-night T program, can Boston truly become a 24-hour city?
After months of deliberation, the MBTA board voted unanimously to end its weekend late-night service.
“Cutting late-night service will not have a dramatic impact on the debt-ridden MBTA budget. It will instead hurt the city of Boston by removing an important incentive that attracts people to the city, hindering the possibility of progress.”
This Monday, the MBTA board voted to reduce the hours of the T and busses from 2:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on weekends.
MBTA plans to cut 200 jobs after privatizing several corporate services.
After completely reconstructing the station and erecting a large glass head house on City Hall Plaza, the Government Center T station will reopen March 26.