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The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

The Dirty Truth: MBTA Cutting Cleaners

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If you thought the fare hikes were bad, just listen to what’s…

MBTA far from a "State of Good Repair"

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There’s an old joke in which the conductor happens upon the…

Open Letter: Regarding Reform of the MBTA Retirement Fund

The past year has seen the MBTA Retirement Fund mired in scandals…

The End of the Line for the MBTA Retirement Fund?

Without Taxpayer Support, MBTA Retirement Fund Would Become Insolvent…

Who’s Responsible for the MBTA Retirement Fund

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It cannot have been a particularly merry Christmas for Stephen…

Study Calls for MBTA Employees to Be Transferred to State Pension System

Despite claims to the contrary, overly generous benefits, early…

Public Statement Regarding the MBTA's Lack of Transparency

The future finances of the MBTA’s employees depend on solid…

Have the MBTA’s Retirement Plans Gone Off the Rails?

Study Finds Lack of Transparency and Chronic Underfunding Among…

Transparency with a Capital “T”

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Hats off to the Boston Herald! Now we know why the MBTA stalled…

The MBTA’s Out-of-Control Bus Maintenance Costs

Pioneer Institute Study Highlights Overspending on MBTA Bus Maintenance A new…

‘Runaway’ costs on rail & T

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http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2013/04/runaway_costs_on_rail_t http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/04/12/report-mbta-spending-out-of-control-on-employee-pay/ http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/21951093/2013/04/12/report-mbta-salaries-far-above-other-state-agencies The…

Boston Herald: Pay for current transit system first

We need new revenue to maintain Massachusetts’ crumbling transportation system. But Gov. Deval Patrick’s new blueprint gives the same old interest groups the tools to repeat the mistakes that got us into this mess in the first place.

The MBTA's Smart New Program

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http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/blog/2012/06/15/mbtas-smart-program/ Rather…

Debt From Big Dig Hampers Mass. Transportation

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http://www.wbur.org/2012/04/08/debt-big-dig BOSTON — For…

It's Official - Daniel Grabauskas Now Highest Paid City Employee

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http://www.hawaiireporter.com/its-official-daniel-grabauskas-now-highest-paid-city-employee/123 It's…

Open Checkbook: State vendors in Arlington

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/arlington/news/x1569726331/Open-Checkbook-State-vendors-in-Arlington#axzz2O6UfvORR Earlier…

Recent history of the T

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/marshfield/news/opinions/x364057122/COMMENTARY-Recent-history-of-the-T?zc_p=2#axzz2NuhDIn7u On…

Fare Hikes, Service Cuts and MBTA Mismanagement: A Recent History of the T

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http://hingham.patch.com/articles/fare-hikes-service-cuts-and-mbta-mismanagement-a-recent-history-of-the-t On…

MBTA nixes takeover, ponders next rail contract

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20120107/us-commuter-rail/ MBTA…

Agenda for Leadership 2010: Hit the Ground Running - Pioneer Institute?s Agenda for Leadership for 2010 and Beyond

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Pioneer Institute’s Agenda for Leadership for 2010 and Beyond…

Getting There: Transportation Reform in 2009

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Author(s): Steve Poftak — Publication date: 2009-02-16 Category:…