How To Fix The MBTA - Radio Boston (WBUR)

Feb 23, 2015

For the first time this month, the MBTA trolley and subway services are pretty much up and running.

“Let me tell you, I think that old T is trying to roar back over here,” said a jubilant MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott Monday morning, speaking to Morning Edition. “Our maintenance team has been working 360 around the clock and so, even in terms of our car counts, which are down some, but the service level, which is critical for customers, is also coming back very, very well.”

While the T’s darkest days this winter might be behind it — and let’s all knock on wood for that — many people are now wondering, what will it take to fix the T?


Jeremy Mendelson, co-founder of TransitMatters.

Terrance Regan, professor of city planning at Boston University.

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