Orange Line Shutdown in Boston, MBTA

More Than a Nuisance: What the Orange Line Shutdown Means for Our Health & the Environment. by Jillian McKoy. BU School of Public Health News, September 17, 2022.


On research design: “There aren’t many chances to quantify the benefit of transit in a quasi-experimental setting,” says Rick. “The sudden closure of the Orange Line gives us a chance to do just that, and we are diving deep into the many pieces at play."

On transportation equity: "We wanted to use this platform to shine the light on places where traffic has always been worse. It’s something that people are basically forced to experience, as a result of socioeconomic and historical discrimination.”

GBH Radio, Interview with Jeremy Siegel, Aired Monday, September 12, 2022.