PRESS RELEASES

MBTA Advisory Board Announces New Executive Director

The MBTA Advisory Board, an independent agency overseeing MBTA finances and operations on behalf of cities and towns announced the appointment of Brian Kane as its new Executive Director. “I am grateful for the trust placed in me…

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Statement on Governor Baker Proposal

The MBTA Advisory Board, an independent oversight body comprised of mayors and select board chairs supports Governor Baker’s proposal to include municipal representation on the next MBTA governing body.

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IN THE NEWS

Boston Region MPO—Election Process

Boston Region MPO—Election Process

Boston Region MPO—Election Process | Boston Region MPO (bostonmpo.org) Each fall, four of the 12 elected municipal members of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) are chosen by the chief elected officials of the municipalities in the region to...

Route 28 Free Fares Flyer

Route 28 Free Fares Flyer

The City of Boston is sponsoring a free fare pilot on Route 28 for three months. From August 29th to November 29th, 2021, Route 28 bus riders will be able to board buses at all doors without paying a fare. Free fares will help riders save money. All-door boarding will...

Quincy’s Mayor Koch to serve on new MBTA Board of Directors

Quincy’s Mayor Koch to serve on new MBTA Board of Directors

Mayor Thomas P. Koch will serve as the new Board of Directors to the MBTA. This new law was passed by Governor Charlie Baker in July. The law allowed lawmakers to pick one member of the seven-person panel to the Advisory Board which represents more than 170 cities and...

Koch Appointed To New MBTA Board

Koch Appointed To New MBTA Board

Mayor Koch of Quincy was chosen as the new seventh member to the Board of Directors that will have oversight over the MBTA, created by legislation by Gov. Baker. Mayor Koch promised to be a strong advocate to give a voice to the cities and towns with a broad range of...

Quincy Mayor Chosen For New MBTA Board Of Directors

Quincy Mayor Chosen For New MBTA Board Of Directors

MBTA Advisory Board named Mayor Koch to the MBTA governing body. Elected Mayor of Quincy since 2007 and Chairman of the MBTA Advisory Board for the last decade. This is the MBTA's first seat at the governance table and has been without a dedicated governing body since...