Christian M. Wade

Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, TCA

Massachusetts Transportation Funding Plan Would Increase Gas Taxes

Transportation Funding Plan Workers fill in a pothole in Boston. (Scott Eisen/Bloomberg News)

BOSTON — Fees for ride-hailing services and a 5-cents-per-gallon hike in the state’s gas tax are the heart of a plan floated by Democrats in the House of Representatives to pay for upgrades to roads, bridges and public transit.

Christian M. Wade | The (North Andover, Mass.) Eagle-Tribune
March 2, 2020
Government, Business

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Pledges More Money for Road Repairs, Projects

Gov. Charlie Baker, photo by massgovernor/Flickr

Gov. Charlie Baker is pledging more money to help cities and towns across Massachusetts fix potholed roads and decaying bridges, but municipal leaders say the money won't go far enough to address the state's myriad transportation woes.

Christian M. Wade | The (North Andover, Mass.) Eagle-Tribune
February 23, 2016