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Public Transit Public Good Coalition Issues Statement on the Appointment of Jamey L. Tesler as the Acting Department of Transportation Secretary

Public Transit Public Good Coalition Issues Statement on the Appointment of Jamey L. Tesler as the Acting Department of Transportation Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 22, 2021 For information, contact on behalf of the Public Transit Public Good coalition: Orianna Tate, orianna@617mediagroup.com, 617-895-6783 Public Transit Public Good Coalition Issues Statement
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Political Opposition to MBTA Budget Cuts Grows

Markey, Pressley, Lynch and more speak out against MBTA board plans FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, December 14, 2020 For information, contact on behalf of Public Transit Public Good Coalition:Orianna Tate, orianna@617mediagroup.com,
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Mayor Walsh and Community Leaders Hold Press Conference on Proposed Labor Cuts to MBTA

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Residents fear impact of potential MBTA cuts on safety, frontline workers, local businesses, and economy by overwhelming margins, new poll shows

View Survey Results Residents fear impact of potential MBTA cuts on safety, frontline workers, local businesses, and economy by overwhelming margins, new poll shows BOSTON, MA — New polling results
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Report: MBTA cuts threaten more than 800 jobs and would have outsized impact on Black workers, communities hard-hit by COVID-19

Report: MBTA cuts threaten more than 800 jobs and would have outsized impact on Black workers, communities hard-hit by COVID-19  BOSTON — The MBTA could eliminate over 800 jobs if
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MBTA cuts threaten more than 800 jobs and would have outsized impact on Black workers, communities hard-hit by COVID-19

MBTA cuts threaten more than 800 jobs and would have outsized impact on Black workers, communities hard-hit by COVID-19
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10 Reasons to Oppose MBTA Cuts

10 Reasons to Oppose MBTA Cuts 10 We don’t know what the future holds. The MBTA says it needs to make deep cuts based on scenarios that forecast extended low
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Workers and Riders Rally for a Safe Transit System

Workers and Riders Rally for a Safe Transit System Thursday, November 19, 2020 Massive, socially-distanced rolling rally to the State Transportation Building demanded that the FMCB not cut MBTA service
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MA; Officials pressure MBTA to lay off service cuts as board plans vote

Dec. 14—Transit advocates aren’t backing down from the fight against a series of sweeping cuts to bus, subway and commuter rail services subject to a Monday vote that MBTA officials
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Junta de la MBTA decidirá si se realizan recortes el lunes

Se espera que la junta de la MBTA votara sobre los recortes de servicios propuestos que limitarían severamente algunas de sus ofertas de transporte público en medio de la pandemia,
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Officials pressure MBTA to lay off service cuts as board plans vote

Transit advocates aren’t backing down from the fight against a series of sweeping cuts to bus, subway and commuter rail services subject to a Monday vote that MBTA officials say
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MBTA service will be cut significantly in early 2021

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will curtail service next year after the agency’s oversight board finalized a plan Monday to reduce subway frequencies and eliminate weekend commuter rail trains on
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MBTA Board OKs Cuts to Bus Routes, Weekend Commuter Rail and More

Significant MBTA service cuts will hit early next year after the agency’s oversight board voted 3-2 in favor of the amended plan Monday afternoon, capping off months of planning and
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The MBTA is changing its plan to impose service cuts next year. Here’s how.

Following a public backlash, the MBTA is rolling back some of its proposed service cuts in response to the pandemic-induced budget crisis — at least for now. According to the new
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MBTA signals it will scale back systemwide service cuts

A report released by labor advocates on Monday also estimated the MBTA’s original plan to reduce service would result in about 800 layoffs, counting employees with the MBTA and the contractors
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Vote on MBTA Service Cuts Delayed Amid Criticism From Boston Mayor, Others

“I’m confident that this Congress, along with the new president coming in, will pass legislation to deal with transit. Transit has to be addressed in this country. We have crumbling
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T GM Slows His Roll On Cuts to Service

Lee Matsueda of Community Labor United said, “Proposed unsafe cuts will jeopardize the conditions in which out essential workers work. It’s going to jeopardize the safety of the T which has
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Walsh Speaks Out Against Potential Service Cuts Ahead Of MBTA Advisory Board Meeting

“A report that was just released, it’s clear that the bulk of the layoffs are likely to come from the ranks of bus and train operators and motor persons. This is
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Walsh: MBTA should re-think ‘short-sighted’ service cuts

Lee Matsueda, executive director of Community Labor United, cited a recent survey in which, he said, that the cuts would result in major layoffs for MBTA employees, pushing hundreds of more people into
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Walsh calls proposed MBTA service cuts ‘simply wrong’

Walsh held a press conference with A Better City President and CEO Rick Dimino, Mike Vartabedian of the Machinists Union District 15, Community Labor United Co-Executive Director Lee Matsueda, and Boston
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Walsh: MBTA Cuts Would ‘Hurt’ COVID-19 Recovery

He referenced a recent study from the union-backed coalition, Public Transit Public Good, which estimated more than 800 jobs could be eliminated if the MBTA moves ahead with the service cuts.“We have
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Another potential casualty of the proposed MBTA cuts comes into focus: Its workers

According to a study released Sunday by the worker-rider coalition Public Transit Public Good, more than 800 jobs — both direct MBTA employees as well as contractors — would be eliminated
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MBTA Shows Signs of Softening ON Service Cuts

A new report from the labor-backed Public Transit Public Good coalition put a clear estimate on the impact: more than 800 jobs lost at the MBTA. Read the full article
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Report: MBTA service cuts could wipe out 800 jobs

The report, released by the union-backed coalition Public Transit Public Good, said the job cuts would disproportionately hit Black workers living in communities with high COVID-19 infection rates like Dorchester, Brockton, Hyde
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MBTA delays action on proposed service cuts

It would also eliminate more than 800 jobs, Boston.com reports, citing a study released Sunday by worker-rider alliance Public Transit Public Good. That would include 460 MBTA employees and 270 from
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‘We are angry and we are disappointed’: Opposition to the proposed MBTA service cuts is growing

Citing potential lost opportunities for economic growth, essential workers in need of reliable transportation, and the push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, advocates and officials are raising their voices to
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‘Too Drastic,’ MBTA Riders, Workers Protest Massive Service Cut Proposal

BOSTON (CBS) – A large group of MBTA riders and workers held a rolling rally in Boston Thursday morning to protest drastic service cuts proposed by the T. The rally
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Rolling rally to protest planned MBTA service cuts

BOSTON —A broad coalition of riders, workers and labor unions is planning a protest and rolling rally outside the MBTA’s Boston headquarters as the agency mulls service cuts. MBTA officials
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COMMUTERS PROTEST PLANNED MBTA SERVICE CUTS

Community members and labor groups participated in a rally to oppose MBTA service cuts, on November 19. The protest, organized by Public Transit Public Good, began at Summer Street in
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MBTA Employees, Commuters Rally Against Proposed Service Cuts

A group of MBTA employees and commuters were scheduled to hold a rolling rally outside the agency’s Boston headquarters on Thursday morning to speak out against proposed service cuts. The
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