Ethan Finlan

Member, TransitMatters

Stories by Ethan Finlan

MBTA’s Widett plans don’t make sense

Commuter rail electrification, not storage, should be priority

The Orange Line roadmap for commuter rail

More trains, lower fares, faster commutes are recipe for boosting ridership

Regional rail can aid pandemic recovery

Commuter rail must shift to all-day, affordable, frequent service

TransitMatters: Train search should focus on basics

Don’t get sidetracked by hydrogen, dual-mode vehicles

Extend the Keolis contract another 4 years

During uncertain times, stability at the T is needed

TransitMatters rebuts Brownsberger

Defends regional rail, rejects rush-hour focus

Why a Red-Blue pedestrian link won’t work

Best approach is a transit tunnel between Bowdoin, Charles/MGH

Bustitutions aren’t the only option during shutdowns

Maybe commuter rail trains could operate as MBTA shuttles