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Public Meeting on Accessibility and BCIL Settlement Update

Meeting Info

Date: December 2, 2020 at 1 PM - 3 PM

Location: Virtual • Zoom • Boston, MA

Attendees: General Public

Event Description

The Honorable Judge Patrick King will report on the state of the BCIL settlement agreement.

Plus, learn about ongoing initiatives from the System-Wide Accessibility Department.

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Or join via telephone by dialing one of the following:

Webinar ID: 988 7533 5592

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  1. Welcome and Status of MBTA/BCIL Settlement Agreement - Hon. Patrick King, Independent Monitor
  2. Forging Ahead: Overview & Service Planning Proposals - Steve Poftak, MBTA General Manager
  3. Accessibility Initiatives: Impact of Forging Ahead - Laura Brelsford, AGM, System-Wide Accessibility
  4. Piloting of Q’straint Quantum - William Wolfgang, Director, Vehicle Engineering and Rob Sampson, Director, System-Wide Accessibility
  5. Statement from Plaintiffs - Joanne Daniels-Finegold, lead named plaintiff
  6. Statement from Riders’ Transportation Access Group - Rick Morin, Co-Chair, R-TAG
  7. Feedback and Q&A


The meeting will have ASL interpreters as well as live captioning. If you need any additional accommodations let us know by emailing or by calling 617-222-5254.