Recent News in Senior Transportation

  • MassDOT Announces Summer Internships / 26 Jan 2018 - Are you a college student interested in an opportunity to gain hands-on transportation experience? The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced a series of Summer Internship opportunities for incoming and current college students. The full-time, paid internships are available to incoming or current college undergraduate or graduate students who ... READ MORE
  • S & S on public transportation in Boston / 8 Nov 2017 - Two recent updates to the MBTA service have been life-changing--or at least day changing!--for many of us that use public transit regularly: changes to the Silver Line and Signage. First, the extension of the Silver Line from the the airport to South Station is fantastic!! Not only is service convenient ... READ MORE
  • Climate & the Transportation Sector Listening Sessions / 30 Oct 2017 - The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and Department of Transportation are hosting a series of four listening sessions on the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. The Commonwealth is working to identify the best state and regional strategies aimed at: reducing transportation sector ... READ MORE
  • Call center graphic Customers wary of MBTA’s new customer service contractor / 19 Jul 2017 - Starting in July 2017, customer service inquiries to the MBTA are being answered not by MBTA employees, but by employees of a for-profit Salisbury, North Carolina corporation that was fined $100,000 by the MBTA in May 2017 for "a series of contract violations."  In making the decision, former MBTA General Manager ... READ MORE
  • Uber customer service says they’re “here to help”… but are they? / 11 Jul 2017 - Unfortunately, customer service support has always been notoriously difficult to get from Uber. Now, by withdrawing from offering all help via phone or email, they've actually made it harder to get help when you need it. And it's even more difficult if you're not one of their registered customers. Say ... READ MORE