Bruce Mohl

Editor, CommonWealth

About Bruce Mohl

Bruce Mohl is the editor of CommonWealth magazine. Bruce came to CommonWealth from the Boston Globe, where he spent nearly 30 years in a wide variety of positions covering business and politics. He covered the Massachusetts State House and served as the Globe’s State House bureau chief in the late 1980s. He also reported for the Globe’s Spotlight Team, winning a Loeb award in 1992 for coverage of conflicts of interest in the state’s pension system. He served as the Globe’s political editor in 1994 and went on to cover consumer issues for the newspaper. At CommonWealth, Bruce helped launch the magazine’s website and has written about a wide range of issues with a special focus on politics, tax policy, energy, and gambling. Bruce is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He lives in Dorchester.

About Bruce Mohl

Bruce Mohl is the editor of CommonWealth magazine. Bruce came to CommonWealth from the Boston Globe, where he spent nearly 30 years in a wide variety of positions covering business and politics. He covered the Massachusetts State House and served as the Globe’s State House bureau chief in the late 1980s. He also reported for the Globe’s Spotlight Team, winning a Loeb award in 1992 for coverage of conflicts of interest in the state’s pension system. He served as the Globe’s political editor in 1994 and went on to cover consumer issues for the newspaper. At CommonWealth, Bruce helped launch the magazine’s website and has written about a wide range of issues with a special focus on politics, tax policy, energy, and gambling. Bruce is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He lives in Dorchester.

Stories by Bruce Mohl

When is the Boston mayoral race going to pick up?

NYC mayoral primary, with vote today, is not boring

T notes: New subway cars still in limbo

Highway official says most traffic back to 2019 levels

Members of T control board say goodbye

House and Senate approaches on next board differ

GLX to come in under budget, opening slightly delayed

T reaches $80m settlement with contractor; Somerville and Cambridge to get money back

Is Chelsea Eats nearing an end, or a beginning?

Backers say guaranteed income program needs state, federal backing

COVID’s impact on transportation ridership uneven

Uber, Lyft rides decline less in lower-income communities

Harvard professor launches campaign for governor

We’re not all in the same boat, says Danielle Allen

Uber, Lyft rides plunged to record lows in 2020

Pandemic slowed rideshare industry, but trip speed picked up

Gulliver’s challenges, rising traffic and I-90 Allston

Congestion increasing; in search of 4 feet in ‘the throat’

DCR unwilling to ease I-90 Allston space crunch

Officials reject narrowing lanes on Soldiers Field Road

New MBTA board picks up some momentum

House spending plan calls for permanent, 7-person body

Poll: Boston traffic congestion to return or get worse

Survey indicates most voters favor reduced or no transit fares

T derailment blamed on ‘series of contributing factors’

Transit authority, vehicle manufacturer at odds on chief cause

T estimates Red-to-Blue connector cost at $850m

Could break ground in 2025 if funding can be found

Tax tutorial by Sen. Adam Hinds

State flush with cash, but he sees need for millionaire tax

Rate of deterioration on Turnpike called exponential

Expect lane closures at nights, on weekends for 2 years

On Allston project, tone changes but challenges remain

Highway official vows to work with advocates on all-at-grade approach

Lobbying firm, Brayton Point near settlement

Suit alleged developer reneged on payment deal

Aid for 4 cities tied up in budget spat on Beacon Hill

As $100m sits untouched, everyone is pointing fingers

Partnering up on the campaign trail

Candidates joined forces in Milton, Needham

Mayflower Wind strikes Brayton Point deal

Power from future wind farms would come ashore in Somerset

T contract at odds with earlier statements by Pollack, Poftak

Agency moves ahead with initial design of commuter rail facility

As T board nears its end, consensus proving elusive

Finding common ground on fare issues is difficult

A remarkable turnaround for Green Line extension

Once plagued by $1b in cost overruns, project now under budget

T notes: Impasse over fare evasion fines

Service levels going up, crowding standards getting scrapped

T board divided on means-tested fares

Split over launching pilot project next year

Baker pressed on Holyoke Soldiers’ Home labor agreement

Union official, minority contractor debate merits of bill

WRTA votes to continue fare-free operations

Decision will be reviewed in another 6 months

Berkshire DA under fire for dangerousness hearings

Rise in hearings comes after Harrington’s pledge on cash bail