Ari Ofsevit

Boston program senior manager/Board member, ITDP/TransitMatters

Stories by Ari Ofsevit

Mass. can play federal transportation funding game better

To compete, the MBTA needs its own planning department

Greenwashing the MBTA’s hybrid buses

New vehicles will shift pollution burden to Chelsea, East Boston

Coming T shutdowns present an opportunity

Use them to showcase bus rapid transit potential

How to improve T service during shutdowns

Three suggestions for rider-friendly alternative service

#FreeTheRamp all day long

Rush hour is good, all the time is better

SL3 could be solution to Logan’s access issues

Bus could provide service in early morning, late at night

Why is off-peak Red Line service being cut?

Answer appears to lie in staffing agreements

Here’s what’s slowing down the Red Line now

And here’s what can be done to speed things up

Fixing the Logan ‘donut hole’

How to cover late night, early morning transit needs

MassDOT’s ramp proposal is a poor excuse for a plan

If state officials have concerns, go ride the 111 bus from Chelsea

Harvard-Alewife bus shuttles can be run better

Instead of one long route, MBTA should run two

S. Coast Rail is headed in wrong direction

Look to the roads – the Mansfield I-495 route

Think bigger on Red-Blue connection

Don’t stop at Charles, extend Blue Line to Kendall

Buses, not gondolas, are the answer

They are a quick and easy solution that doesn't cost $100m

Forget the gondola, there’s nowhere to put it

No room near South Station for the infrastructure needed

Forget gondolas, turn Silver Line Green

We could also add bus rapid transit in Seaport

Free the ramp

State should give Silver Line quicker tunnel access

Dear Gov. Raimondo: Express trains wrong ask

Let’s improve existing service and help all passengers

Take long view, build N-S Rail Link

Don’t throw good money after bad S. Station expansion

Our plan for late-night MBTA service

Utilizing existing buses, T would run all night, every night

DiCara is wrong about Boston buses

Don't ban them, let's find ways to help them work better