New England News
4:30 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Finance Control Board For MBTA Proposed

A bipartisan group of  Massachusetts State  Senators is proposing a new  governing board for the MBTA to go along with a $50 million  financial bailout.   WAMC”s Paul Tuthill reports.


            State Senator Gale Candaras of Wilbraham says the MBTA, which operates public transit in the greater Boston area, should not get any more money unless management changes.

New England News
6:25 pm
Tue June 19, 2012

Possible Transit Fare Hikes Protested

People in downtown Springfield MA protest possible public transit fare hikes

The Massachusetts legislature is considering a stop gap funding bill to help out the state’s transit authorities.  People who depend on public transportation hope it will be enough to avoid fare  hikes.  WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports

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