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Greater Boston; MBTA Ridership / Newton Override Vote / Open Book Club

05/12/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
MBTA Ridership / Newton Override Vote / Open Book Club
Series Description

HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997

Program Description

MBTA Ridership Last week, MBTA officials announced the number of rides on the Red, Blue and Orange lines surged by nearly 10 % in the first three months of 2008. The increased use of public transportation can be largely credited to rising gas prices, which broke a new record today. Guests: Bernard Cohen, Secretary of Transportation

Newton Override Vote Newton residents will vote on a $12 million property tax override on May 20, which Mayor David Cohen says is needed to maintain the city’s current level of service. Opponents of the proposal, defeating the measure would force Newton to curb the city’s spending habits Guests: Rob Gifford, Move Newton Forward; Jeff Seideman, Newton for Fiscal Responsibility

Open Book Club "Open Book Club" a new show hosted by Debbie DiMasi and Christy Scott Cashman premiered on NECN on May 4. Guests: Christy Scott Cashman, Co-host, NECN's "Open Book Club"; Debbie DiMasi, Co-host, NECN's "Open Book Club"

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; MBTA Ridership / Newton Override Vote / Open Book Club,” 05/12/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1417816612EA4657B7AEB1B30E3E6C8E.
MLA: “Greater Boston; MBTA Ridership / Newton Override Vote / Open Book Club.” 05/12/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1417816612EA4657B7AEB1B30E3E6C8E>.
APA: Greater Boston; MBTA Ridership / Newton Override Vote / Open Book Club. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1417816612EA4657B7AEB1B30E3E6C8E
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