Expertise for Communities

Cities need better public transit, less driving, new international report says. That makes Mass. a laggard, not a leader.

Thursday, May 25, 2023 10:14 AM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

"In Massachusetts, the car is still king...By these standards, the Boston area is in many waystrending in the wrong direction. Instead of increasing rapid transit service to entice people away from cars, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority cut subway frequency by more than 20 percent last June and still has not restored pre-pandemic service levels. Similarly, the state agency has cut bus service repeatedly over the last year and a half and continues to routinely cancel scheduled trips because it doesn’t have enough drivers, falling behind similar large US transit agencies."

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