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Increasing efficiency and decreasing waste in state government

Pretty good idea, and particularly salient in light of today's Globe's story on how there isn't enough parking at MBTA stations. - promoted by david


The real reason for Mr. Netanyahu’s visit



Reinventing government’s role in commuter rail

Automobiles are probably the most heavily government subsidized transportation in the history of mankind, and automobile companies arguably the greatest moochers (or "takers," choose your buzzword), in history because the state pays for their largest operating cost: the roads. - promoted by Bob_Neer


Treason, stupidity, or both?

In which the value of BMG as a platform for fulmination is demonstrated. - promoted by Bob_Neer


Pay now or pay later: the choice is ours



An icon passes: Leonard Nimoy has died at 83



Bridging the transit gap

WBUR had a useful recent report on this general subject: "In a board meeting this week, state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack indirectly answered that question when she said, 'If Warren Buffett showed up and wrote us a $2 billion check, we still would not have any new cars for several years.'" - promoted by Bob_Neer


Breaking news: MBTA admits the TRUTH!

MBTA not running trains tomorrow -- commuter or subway. Insane. I'll have more on this later tonight. - promoted by charley-on-the-mta


Massachusetts government imposes billions in unexpected taxes



More professional sports nonsense