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East to West
Nov. 19, 2021: Michelle Wu Sworn in as Mayor, BU Lecturers Demand Better Working Conditions, MBTA Opens New Green Line Stations

East to West

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 12:54


This month's print edition is out now — pick up a copy today! Today on East to West, we cover Michelle Wu's mayoral induction, BU full-time lecturers demand better working conditions, the MBTA opening two new green line stations and more. FEATURING: Veronica Thompson, Taylor Hawthorne, Sophie JinWRITTEN BY: Veronica Thompson, Taylor Hawthorne, Sophie JinEDITED BY: Mia ParkerBASED ON DFP PIECES BY: Talia Lissauer, Emilia Wisniewski, Phoebe Chen, Jit Ping Lee, Zoe TsengMUSIC:Acid Trumpet by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3340-acid-trumpet License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/Backbay Lounge by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3408-backbay-lounge License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/  Ultralounge by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5010-ultralounge License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/  

Boston Public Radio Podcast
BPR Full Show:

Boston Public Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 164:25


Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by asking listeners their reactions to a recent wave of harassment in youth sports, after Danvers school officials faced calls to resign amid reports of hazing on a boys hockey team. Trenni Kusnierek discusses recent reporting on hazing rituals on a boys hockey team in Danvers, including sexual misconduct and pressure to use racist and antisemitic epithets. Kusnierek is an anchor and reporter for NBC Sports Boston, as well as a Boston Public Radio contributor. Lyndia Downie talks about the wake of last week's tent clearing at Mass. and Cass, and why it's so hard for people to get into long term treatment for drug addiction. Downie is the president and executive director of Pine Street Inn, one of the largest agencies serving homeless people in New England. Will Fitzgibbon and Evan Williams previews their reporting on the Pandora Papers, which showed how some of the wealthiest people across the globe hide their wealth from authorities and the public. Williams is a reporter and producer with Frontline. Fitzgibbon is a senior reporter with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Jim Aloisi and Stacy Thompson talk all things transportation, including Beacon Hill's response to Mayor-elect Michelle Wu's plan to free the T. Aloisi is the former Massachusetts transportation secretary, a member of the Transit Matters board and a contributor to Commonwealth Magazine. Thompson is executive director of Livable Streets. John King updates listeners on the latest political headlines, including Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona sharing an altered anime video of him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and going after President Joe Biden. King is CNN's chief national correspondent and anchor of “Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays at noon and Sundays at 8 a.m. We end the show by asking listeners their opinion on Wu's proposal to make the MBTA free.

Podcast Quincy
Mayor Koch talks about last weeks storm damage, the recent election, being appointed to the Mass DOT & the MBTA Boards and the loss Former Mayor Francis X. McCauley and a current Quincy Employee

Podcast Quincy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 22:03


Mayor Koch talks about last weeks storm damage, the recent election, being appointed to the Mass DOT & the MBTA Boards and the loss Former Mayor Francis X. McCauley and a current Quincy Employee.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio
MBTA Opens The State's First Center-running Bus Lane

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 0:58


The MBTA estimates it could save riders traveling Routes 22, 29, and 44 about four to seven minutes along the corridor. WBZ's Art Cohen reports.

We Need Some Milk
The Taste of Somerville w/ Will Mbah

We Need Some Milk

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 44:09


Scam's neighborhood is changing before his eyes. The luxury building towering over the bike lane and the park. The bus lane that looks exactly like the MBTA 1 bus between Sullivan Square and Davis. The same stories told city to city, town to town. So Scam said why not have Will Mbah (Chelsea [Football Team], yuck) come on and talk about why he's running for mayor of Somerville, his Chelsea fandom, the housing crisis that's happening on our respective streets, and why policing should look different and Somerville's a perfect place to start. Will's impressed with Scam's eating and drinking hangouts. Scam and Babbu are impressed with his laugh and joy. A match made for Broadway. Don't forget to vote Tues 11/2. Follow Will https://twitter.com/MbahCouncilor Volunteer/Donate/Tweet Hard For The Guy https://www.willmbah.com/wills-story

Boston Public Radio Podcast
BPR Full Show: Wu v. Essaibi George

Boston Public Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 164:03


Today on Boston Public Radio: Art Caplan weighs in on Deborah Birx, who helped run the pandemic response under the Trump Administration, testifying to Congress about how many lives could have been saved from COVID-19 had Donald Trump taken preventative measures. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City. Then, we ask listeners about their experiences with the ongoing nor'easter, and worsening extreme weather across the world. Juliette Kayyem gives an overview of the recently released Facebook files, and talks about what might happen if the Democrats cannot push through their spending bill. Kayyem is an analyst for CNN, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security and faculty chair of the homeland security program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu talks about her plan to improve housing, address the crisis at Mass. and Cass, support the cannabis industry and require proof of vaccination for restaurants and other indoor venues. Wu is a Boston City Councilor At-Large running for mayor of Boston. Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George discussing her approach to housing, solving Mass. and Cass and improving the MBTA, as well as her identity as Arab American. She also talked about her thoughts on cannabis and her husband's work as a developer. Essaibi George is Boston City Councilor At Large and a candidate for Boston mayor. Sy Montgomery gives the latest updates from the animal kingdom, including how squirrels store nuts, shark sightings along Cape Cod and why lemurs have rhythm. Montgomery is a journalist, naturalist and a BPR contributor. We end the show by talking with listeners whether or not they think jaywalking should be enforced and how, following propositions to raise fines for jaywalking.

New England Weekend
"T: A MBTA Musical" Arrives in Somerville, and New Resources to Prevent Suicide in NH

New England Weekend

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 36:06


A lot's been said about the MBTA, but have you heard it in song? Melissa Carubia and Mike Manship, two of the creative minds behind "T: An MBTA Musical", join Nichole to talk about how they put together the witty show about three 20-somethings trying to navigate woes on the public transit system. They'll also talk about what it's been like to bring the musical back during the age of COVID-19. Robin Schell, senior counsel at Jackson, Jackson, and Wagner in Rye, NH, has details on the latest resources released by the New Hampshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention. They've unveiled a new website - ZeroSuicidesNH.org - for anyone struggling with suicidal thoughts, or those who know someone who needs help. ++ CW: suicide ++

The Financial Exchange Show
Fed's New Trading Restrictions // Snap Shares Sinking // Paul LaMonica of CNNBusiness - 10/22 (Hour 2)

The Financial Exchange Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 40:27


(1:19) - Regional Fed presidents Eric Rosengren and Robert Kaplan have been facing scrutiny recently for previously un-disclosed trading practices. This has led the Federal Reserve to impose new restrictions on investment activities for officials.(14:01) - Snap, Inc. is trading 25% lower today following guidance from the company that indicated a slowdown in growth ahead. Snap blamed the outlook on new restrictions in Apple's App Store. (22:25) - Yet another MBTA derailment has happened, this time on the Green Line. However, this derailment was due to a skateboard stuck in tracks.(33:54) - Paul LaMonica of CNNBusiness joined the show to discuss Verizon and how the company has become the worst stock on the Dow.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio
Union Square Green Line Station Opening Delayed

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 0:36


WBZ's Karyn Regal has more on the latest delays for the MBTA's green line extension project.

Viajeros Corporativos
Episodio 39 - Entrevista Rodolfo Macedo, Director General MBTA

Viajeros Corporativos

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 45:01


El dia de hoy se encuentra con nosotros Rodolfo Macedo, Director General de MBTA (Mexican Business Travel Association), platicaremos de la propuesta de esta asociación que esta integrando a los Travel Managers Mexicanos de todo tipo de empresa y sector, que ofrece, que la diferencia de otras asociaciones, y cual es el futuro de la misma. El 27 y 28 de octubre será el "Foro de Viajes y Eventos Corporativos MBTA 2021" de la MBTA y todos nuestros escuchas están invitados a unirse a las 12 sesiones educativas especializadas en viajes y en eventos corporativos. No te olvides de nuestros patrocinadores, Hoteles Wyndham. www.wyndhamhotels.com

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio
After A Metal Panel Fell, The MBTA Says Steps At Savin Hill Are Safe

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 0:33


The MBTA says steps at the Savin Hill Red Line Station have passed an inspection after a chunk of debris fell Sunday

The Horse Race
Episode 185: Can the T Ever be Free?

The Horse Race

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 36:25


10/7/21--The MBTA is prone to some bad press, but things have been especially bleak in the past couple of weeks. Candidates in the gubernatorial and Boston mayoral races alike have pointed to the T as a problem area they vow to work on fixing. Some have clung to the idea of a free MBTA. But how exactly would that work? Today's guests walk us through what it would take to get such a project started. Lizzi Weyant is the Director of Government Affairs at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, and Marie-Frances Rivera is the President of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center.

Boston Public Radio Podcast
BPR Full Show: Polyamorous Cats and Car-Eating Rats

Boston Public Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 164:34


Today on Boston Public Radio: Art Caplan talks about healthcare workers resigning following vaccine mandates, after New York's largest healthcare provider lost 1,400 employees after a state mandate went into effect. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City. Then, we hear from listeners about how they are planning for the holidays this year with the current status of the pandemic. Jim Aloisi and Stacy Thompson discuss why they think the MBTA is safe, how much they think the city should spend on transportation and the plan for the Mass. Pike development project in Allston. Aloisi is the former Massachusetts transportation secretary, a member of the Transit Matters board and a contributor to Commonwealth Magazine. Thompson is executive director of Livable Streets. Dr. Virginia Sinnott-Stutzman takes calls from listeners about caring for their pets, from dog food supply chain issues to combating kennel cough. Sinnott-Stutzman is a senior staff veterinarian at Angell Animal Medical Center.

Radio Boston
Will riders return to the MBTA?

Radio Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 47:40


Plus, the Supreme Court is back in session, so we break down the docket with our legal expert, retired federal judge Nancy Gertner. And, we speak to State Senator Diana DiZoglio and Carrie LaPierre, a civics teacher at North Andover Middle School, about their quest to clear the name of a woman convicted of being a witch in 1693.

Radio Boston
Checking in with MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak

Radio Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 13:44


We take listener calls and talk with MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak about what it will take to get riders back, and the latest updates on a handful of recent incidents that may have shaken some potential riders' confidence in the system.

The Loop
Morning Report: Monday, October 4, 2021

The Loop

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 6:35


Tom Brady makes his return to New England, the Red Sox clinch a spot in the Wild Card Game, the pressure builds on Beacon Hill to upgrade MBTA systems. 5 minutes of news that will keep you in "The Loop."

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio
Louisiana Family Sues MBTA, Kone Inc. For Back Bay Escalator Malfunction

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 0:47


WBZ's Carl Stevens tells us more about the family

Boston Public Radio Podcast
BPR Full Show: Will Brady and Belichick Hug?

Boston Public Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 87:22


Today on Boston Public Radio: We begin the show by asking listeners their thoughts on Tom Brady's impending return to Gillette stadium this Sunday. Jon Gruber explains why the super rich pay a lower tax rate than most Americans, and breaks down President Joe Biden's proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy to fund his spending priorities. Gruber teaches economics at MIT. He was instrumental in creating both the Massachusetts health-care reform and the Affordable Care Act, and his latest book is “Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth And The American Dream.” Shirley Leung updates listeners on the latest business headlines, including her thoughts on the latest slew of issues with the MBTA and what it would take to get people back to the office on public transportation. Leung is a business columnist for The Boston Globe and a BPR contributor. Callie Crossley talks about what it means for the mail system with postal workers ordered to deliberately slow down delivery, and weighs in on the mayoral race, including Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley's endorsement of City Councilor Michelle Wu. Crossley hosts GBH's Under the Radar and Basic Black. Sue O'Connell discusses the latest updates in Britney Spears' fight for freedom as her father was suspended as her conservator. She also talks about Liz Cheney's comments on 60 Minutes this week admitting wrongdoing in her 2013 condemnation of same-sex marriage. O'Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and the South End News, as well as NECN's political commentator and explainer-in-chief. Andy Ihnatko weighs in on Senate testimonies about recent reports of the harmful effect of Instagram on teenagers' mental health, and how Apple Music is lagging behind Spotify in subscribers. Ihnatko is a tech writer and blogger, posting at Ihnatko.com. Then, we continue our conversation about Brady's return in anticipation of Sunday's football game.

AM Quincy on QATV
AM Quincy - October 1, 2021

AM Quincy on QATV

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 9:12


New wards and precincts. MBTA concerns. Bocce fundraiser. Daily news, weather and sports update.

QATV News Updates
News Update - October 1, 2021

QATV News Updates

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 2:38


New wards and precincts. MBTA concerns. Food Truck and Music Festival.

The Howie Carr Radio Network
"The MBTA is A-OK" - Charlie Parker - 9.29.21 - Hour 4

The Howie Carr Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 38:15


Just days before a major train derailment in South Boston our beloved Governor Charlie Parker assured us that the MBTA is perfectly safe.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio
Governor Baker Defends MBTA After Recent Derailment, Accidents

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 0:43


WBZ's Karyn Regal spoke with Governor Charlie Baker about the MBTA's safety after recent derailments and accidents.

Boston Public Radio Podcast
BPR Full Show: For the Love of Coffee

Boston Public Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 164:22


Today on Boston Public Radio: Art Caplan weighs in on the role of vaccine mandates, and the quick spread of vaccine misinformation on social media. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City. Then, we asked listeners about their experiences with the MBTA following a slew of recent derailments and other accidents. Juliette Kayyem updates listeners on all things national security, including updates on trials of those involved in the Jan. 6 riots, which have been slowed down due to an abundance of evidence. Kayyem is an analyst for CNN, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security and faculty chair of the homeland security program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Jamarhl Crawford and Tanisha Sullivan criticize a lagging timeline and lack of transparency regarding efforts for police reform, and discuss the need to put reform at the top of the agenda in the mayoral race. Crawford is an activist, community organizer and Editor of The Blackstonian. Sullivan is an attorney and the President of NAACP Boston Branch. They are both members of the Boston Police Reform Task Force. Brian McGrory talks about the impact of The Boston Globe's Spotlight team, how the Globe is covering the mayoral race and Tom Brady's upcoming return to Gillette Stadium Sunday. McGrory is the editor-in-chief of the Boston Globe. Jared Bowen previews latest art exhibits, including the Titian exhibit at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Frida Kahlo exhibit at Brandeis' Rose Art Museum and Mariano Rodríguez's exhibit at Boston College's McMullen Museum of Modern Art. Bowen is GBH's Executive Arts Editor and host of the TV series Open Studio. Then, we ask listeners what they love (or hate) about coffee in honor of today's National Coffee Day.

The Financial Exchange Show
Energy Shortages Causing High Prices // Mortgage Demand Falls // Yet Another MBTA Problem - 9/29 (Hour 2)

The Financial Exchange Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 40:28


(0:40) - Global oil shortages as well as natural gas shortages are likely to drive energy prices much higher in Europe this winter. With natural gas prices already a t a record-high, Europeans are bracing for a messy winter when it comes to energy.(12:19) - 131 Federal judges have been found to have broken the law by hearing cases that involved a financial interest of theirs. Why did these judges not recuse themselves?(23:36) - Mortgage demand has fallen as rates have risen to their highest level since July. With inventory still low, the refinance market is accounting for much of the demand that still exists.(32:45) - The MBTA has yet another issue on its hands: This time a Red Line train derailed at the. Broadway station. In the last several weeks alone, there has been an escalator accident, a death from a broken staircase, and a crash involving a Green Line train.

The Loop
Mid Day Report: Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Loop

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 6:11


Pfizer submits data to the FDA, trouble on the tracks for the MBTA and a protest outside Governor Baker's home. 5 minutes of news that will keep you in "The Loop."

The Loop
Morning Report: Monday, September 27, 2021

The Loop

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 7:08


Booster shots available to millions this week, 9 people injured on an MBTA escalator and a rough weekend for the Sox and Pats. 5 minutes of news that will keep you in "The Loop."

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio
9 Hurt In Back Bay MBTA Escalator Malfunction

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 0:38


The escalator that goes from the Commuter Rail platform to street level at the station suddenly reversed direction, sending people crashing to the bottom. WBZ's James Rojas reports:

The Loop
Morning Report: Friday, September 24, 2021

The Loop

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 7:28


An airline passenger is arrested after trying to storm the cockpit, MBTA operator is headed to court and a landmark album celebrates 30 years. 5 minutes of news that will keep you in "The Loop."

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio
Report: MBTA Driver Facing Charges For July Crash

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 0:40


WBZ's Karyn Regal has the latest on July MBTA green line crash.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio
Report: MBTA Facing Future Financial Crisis

WBZ NewsRadio 1030 - News Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 0:43


WBZ's Jim MacKay has the story on how a new report shows massive gaps in the MBTA's future budget.

The Car Doctor Podcast
Mobility Options as you age in Massachusetts

The Car Doctor Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 53:41


In this podcast I chat with Michele Ellicks of the Registry of Motor Vehicles and Kelly Campbell program manager of the Travel Training Program Paratransit for the MBTA about planning ahead to give up driving and options available here in Massachusetts and beyond  

AM Quincy on QATV
AM Quincy - September 16, 2021

AM Quincy on QATV

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 10:32


MBTA crisis. Covid rising. Arts Fest cancelled. Daily news, weather and sports update.

QATV News Updates
News Update - September 16, 2021

QATV News Updates

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 2:07


MBTA finances. Covid rising. ArtsFest cancelled.

The Loop
Morning Report: Thursday, September 16, 2021

The Loop

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 6:58


Police cruisers torched in Dracut, the MBTA faces a financial crunch and flying to the Cape from the North Shore. 5 minutes of news that will keep you in "The Loop."

John Paul - Car Doctor Radio Podcast
Mobility Options as you age in Massachusetts

John Paul - Car Doctor Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 53:41


In this podcast I chat with Michele Ellicks of the Registry of Motor Vehicles and Kelly Campbell program manager of the Travel Training Program Paratransit for the MBTA about planning ahead to give up driving and options available here in Massachusetts and beyond

Greater Boston
Mini-Episode: Chuck's Voicemail for Nichole

Greater Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 5:26


Chuck Octagon responds to Nichole's late-night voicemail at the Underground offices the next morning. Greater Boston...is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with additional support from Jordan Higgs, TH Ponders, Bob Raymonda, and Jordan Stillman. This episode was written by Bob Raymonda and Jeff Van Dreason. Recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon. Dialogue edited by Bob Raymonda.This episode featured:Kristen DiMercurio as Nichole FonzireliThe Amazing Nora as Jenovian Girl #4Bob Raymonda as Foreshadowing Person #3TH Ponders as William Henry Harrison. and Jeff Van Dreason as Chuck OctagonStarlight by Simon PetterssonCharlie on the MTA performed by Emily Petersen and Dirk Tiede. Transcripts available at GreaterBostonShow.comWe'll be back on the first Tuesday of next month with another mini-episode as we continue to work on Season 4. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Greater Boston
Mini-Episode: Nichole's Voicemail for Chuck

Greater Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 10:29


Nichole Fonzerelli leaves a lengthy, late-night voicemail for Chuck Octagon. How unprofessional!Greater Boston...is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with additional support from Jordan Higgs, TH Ponders, Bob Raymonda, and Jordan Stillman. This episode was written by Bob Raymonda and Jeff Van Dreason. Recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon. Dialogue edited by Bob Raymonda. This episode featured:Jeff Van Dreason as Chuck Octagonand Kristen DiMercurio as Nichole Fonzireli Starlight by Simon PetterssonCharlie on the MTA performed by Emily Petersen and Dirk Tiede.Transcripts available at GreaterBostonShow.comBoy, Nichole sure did leave this voice message late at night, didn't she? I don't expect Chuck will call back until the morning. Maybe try checking your voicemail then? Content Warnings:Marijuana use. Language.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

AM Quincy on QATV
AM Quincy - August 31, 2021

AM Quincy on QATV

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 9:17


Contract agreements. Bank robbery. MBTA. Daily news, weather and sports update.

Boston Public Radio Podcast
BPR Full Show: Class Acts and Class Clowns

Boston Public Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 162:29


Today on Boston Public Radio: Art Caplan shares his thoughts on the FDA's approval of the Pfizer vaccine, explaining how the approval impacts arguments against vaccine mandates. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City. Then, we talk with listeners about starting the school year with mask mandates. Juliette Kayyem talks about Congressman Seth Moulton's (D-MA) unauthorized trip to Afghanistan, and devastating flooding in Tennessee. Kayyem is an analyst for CNN, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security and faculty chair of the homeland security program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Jonathon Gruber gives an economist's perspective on the ethics of wealthier countries moving on to COVID-19 booster shots while underdeveloped nations struggle with vaccine supplies. Gruber is Ford Professor of Economics at MIT. He was instrumental in creating both the Massachusetts health-care reform and the Affordable Care Act. His latest book is Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream. Ali Noorani talks about the evacuation from Afghanistan, and what it means for Afghan allies and refugees trying to leave the country. Noorani is the President & Chief Executive Officer of the National Immigration Forum. His forthcoming book is Crossing Borders: The Reconciliation of a Nation of Immigrants.  David Daley discusses Republican efforts to gain power through redistricting following the release of the 2020 U.S. census data. Daley is the author of two books on gerrymandering, Rat-bleeped: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count and Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy. He's a senior fellow at FairVote and the former Editor-in-Chief of Salon.com. We end the show by asking listeners how they would say goodbye to Boston if they moved away, following Maya Jonas-Silver's plan to break the world record for the fastest visit to all 25 MBTA stations.

The Loop
Morning Report: Saturday, August 21, 2021

The Loop

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 7:20


Hurricane watch for much of Southern new England as Henri moves in, An Afghanistan interpreter who helped the US now in hiding, and A Boston woman holds the world record for the fastest time for traveling every subway on the MBTA. Five Minutes of news that will keep you in the loop.

Greater Boston
Presenting: Blackout

Greater Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 30:16


Our thanks to QCODE and Blackout for their support!Academy Award® winner Rami Malek stars in this apocalyptic thriller as a small-town radio DJ, Simon Itani, fighting to protect his family and community after the power grid goes down nationwide, upending modern civilization.BLACKOUT stars and is executive produced by Rami Malek and produced by QCODE and Endeavor Content. Season 2 picks up after the Itani families' escape, they cross paths with an old family friend, Wren (played by Aja Naomi King). She recounts her experience getting out of Boston... but can she be trusted? What truths remain to be uncovered about the origins of this blackout?Blackout was created by Scott Conroy. Blackout Season 2 was written by Jeremy Novick, and directed by Stefanie Abel Horowitz and Jeremy Novick.Listen to Blackout on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you're listening to this. Our thanks to QCODE and Blackout for their support. https://qcodemedia.com/blackoutSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Greater Boston
Mini-Episode: Farewell Gemma

Greater Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 10:56


Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with additional support from Jordan Higgs, TH Ponders, Bob Raymonda, and Jordan Stillman. Recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.This mini-episode was written by Bob Raymonda.Content warnings at end of show notes.This episode featured:Lydia Anderson as Gemma Linzer-Coolidge (she/her)Josh Rubino as Bernie the Mailman (he/him)And James Oliva as Michael Tate (he/him)MUSICCharlie on the MTA is recorded by Emily Peterson and Dirk TiedeMoog Tune by Dirk TiedeCONTACTFind us online at GreaterBostonShow.com.Follow us on Twitter @InGreater Boston.A production of ThirdSight Media LLC.You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at Patreon.com/GreaterBosonContent WarningsReferences to deathMild Kidnapping of a Public ServantSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Toucher & Rich
NBC Sports Boston's Chris Forsberg // Marcus Smart's Future // MBTA Crash - 8/3 (Hour 3)

Toucher & Rich

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 40:33


(00:00) The Boston Celtics have done nothing significant at the beginning of NBA free agency. Could Isiah Thomas come back to Boston? (12:19) Chris Forsberg covers the Boston Celtics for NBC Sports Boston and joins the show to share his thoughts on NBA free agency, Marcus Smart and more. (24:14) Is it time for the Celtics and Marcus Smart to part ways? (34:25) two MBTA Green Line trains crashed into one another near Boston University, leaving 25 people injured. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub

GovLove - A Podcast About Local Government
#455 Service Design & Innovation with Anna Chung, MBTA

GovLove - A Podcast About Local Government

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 47:52


A celebrity interview. In this special episode we're partnering with Montgomery County, Maryland to share one of their innovation celebrity interviews, part of their open innovation events which are internal learning sessions for staff. Anna Chung, a UX Designer at Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA), talked with Michael Baskin, Chief Innovation Officer for Montgomery County, about the work of innovation and design. She shared a project she worked on with the County's 311 team, using plain language, and her career path.

The Ash Holes
Will This Cigar Live Up to it's Reputation?

The Ash Holes

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 38:02


Today Jen, Ed and Aaron are smoking the E.P Carillo Short run Extended Play, they answer some fan mail regarding humidification. We have some delightful news about an MBTA driver and of course our Top 5.   #TAH #Cigars #UnitedPodcastNetwork #Studio21PodcastCafe Follow Us On: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AshHolesRadio YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeDdSI6hO2-nYVkvdKlc3gQ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashholesradio/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheAshHoles Listen to Us on: theashholes.podbean.com    or anywhere you listen to your favorite podcasts Join us as we broadcast live on location from Studio 21 Podcast Cafe high above Two Guys Smoke Shop in Salem, New Hampshire on the United Podcast Network, every Tuesday @ 4pm.

Boston Public Radio Podcast
BPR Full Show: There's An App For That

Boston Public Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 160:52


Today on Boston Public Radio: District Attorney Rachael Rollins discusses investigations into the attack of Rabbi Shlomo Noginski in Brighton, and the shooting in Winthrop that claimed the lives of Air Force veteran Ramona Cooper and retired state trooper David Green. She also talks about her plans to review drug cases that may have been compromised by mismanagement at the William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute. Rollins is the district attorney for Suffolk County. Next, we open the phone lines, asking listeners how they feel about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Shirley Leung talks about the Massachusetts legislature's push to legalize sports betting in the state, and explained how employers are relying on improved MBTA service to bring people back into the office. Leung is a business columnist for the Boston Globe. Roger Bennett shares his experience growing up in Liverpool, and why he relates more to the U.S. than his home country of England. Bennett is the co-host of The Men In Blazers podcast and NBC show. His memoir is “(Re)Born in the USA: An Englishman's Love Letter to His Chosen Home.” Andris Nelsons talks about the Boston Symphony Orchestra's return to Tanglewood, and the highlights of the orchestra's summer season. Nelsons is Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. Sue O'Connell shares her thoughts on Mississippi calling on the Supreme Court to formally overturn Roe v. Wade, and Ivanka Trump's involvement in the Trump Organization. She also talks about the first trans model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue, Leyna Bloom. O'Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and the South End News, as well as NECN's political commentator and explainer-in-chief. We end the show by talking with listeners about their favorite appetizers, following Thursday's discussion of the potential return of happy hour to Massachusetts.

Greater Boston
Presenting: Dark Heights

Greater Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 43:13


Today we're presenting a new show from Realm.Dark Heights.A small California town— and three people within it— become the targets of an ancient evil.Tess Bellamy's return home is anything but triumphant. She's decided Hollywood isn't for her, resigned to a normal life of caring for her ailing mother. Linna Severand would be a powerful sorceress...if she could escape her family's mansion, and usurp their control of her magic. Gabriel Majeaux once tried to save the world from evil. Now he's the last of his kind, moving from place to place to avoid detection.After a series of horrifying events, their lives collide...and if they aren't prepared, it's unlikely they'll survive.Created and written by CD Miller. Narrated by Dion Graham, Julia Whelan, and Neil Hellegers.To listen to more episodes, or to get more information, check out: https://www.realm.fm/shows/dark-heightsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Greater Boston
Mini-Episode: From Fisher Cat to Yard Goat

Greater Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 11:23


Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with additional support from Jordan Higgs, TH Ponders, Bob Raymonda, and Jordan Stillman. Recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.This mini-episode was written by T.H. Ponders.Content warnings at end of show notes.CASTThis episode featured:Jordan Cobb as Valiance Johnsonand Kenny Fuentes as Bruce BosleyMUSICCharlie on the MTA performed by Emily Peterson and Dirk TiedeCONTACTFind us online at GreaterBostonShow.com.Follow us on Twitter @InGreater Boston.A production of ThirdSight Media LLC.Content warnings:Reference to evictionAllusions to institutional racism/misogynyJust a bit of crying in baseball (Our sincerest regrets to Tom Hanks)Privacy Policy and California Privacy Notice.

Zolak & Bertrand
Traffic in Boston & MBTA Trains // The Callers Weigh In // Today's Takeaways! - 6/23 (Hour 4)

Zolak & Bertrand

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 37:05


(0:00) Traffic is back in Boston and there's also a possibility that MBTA trains will be self driving at some point in the future.  (20:48) The callers weigh in on all the guys have hit on.  (30:20) Today's takeaways! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Greater Boston
Presenting: Storybound

Greater Boston

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 26:07


Presenting: Storybound.Storybound is hosted by Jude Brewer. This episode of storybound presents Part 1 of The Far Field by Madhury Vijay, with music & sound by The French Cassettes.Storybound can be found at https://pod.link/1479333981 or anywhere you listen to podcasts.