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Massachusetts transportation boss takes a vacation as Orange Line shutdown looms

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Some eyebrows may have been raised when the state's transportation boss opted to take a vacation in the week leading up to an unprecedented 30-day Orange Line shutdown that has been dubbed a “transit emergency.”
MassDOT Secretary and CEO Jamey Tesler returned to Massachusetts on Thursday “after a planned family vacation,” the agency's spokesperson Jacquelyn Goddard said.
“While out of state, he remained in close communication with staff on issues, including executing plans for the upcoming Orange Line closure,” she said.
While the timing of the trip may not be optimal, transit advocates...
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