Bay State Council of the Blind

Marcia N. Dresser, President

57 Grandview Avenue
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
Phone: 617-923-4519
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BSCB is an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind in Massachusetts.

BSCB And Public Transit Issues

November 26 2013 Ride Fare Change Recommendations

BSCB continues to be very active and outspoken on all matters surrounding public transit for people with disabilities. BSCB lettter to legislators, April 2012

Screen reader friendly version of the BSCB fare proposal document, April 2012

Click here to download a zip file containing a position paper and addendum that we submitted to the Governor's Executive Order 530 Commission and MBTA regarding paratransit reform, and a compilation of the press coverage of the first MBTA public hearings in Newton and Worcester on January 17, 2012 regarding fare increases and service cuts.

Paratransit Services in Massachusetts

General Information

MBTA Ride Service Providers

Use the following links to go to the user login pages for each of the three MBTA service providers. Once you have signed in, you can check your account balance, obtain information about past and current trips, and schedule new trips.

On each page, enter your Ride ID number as your username. Your password is your date of birth entered as the two-digit month, the two-digit day, and the four-digit year.

MBTA Service Provider Login Links:

ACB President Kim Charlson Interviewed on Magic 106.7 Exceptional Women Program

Council Connection

Council Connection is a monthly radio show featuring events, issues, and human interest stories from a BSCB perspective. The show airs on the first Thursday of every month at 8:00 PM Eastern on the Talking Information Center Network, and on the second Tuesday of the month at 9:00 PM Eastern on ACB Radio Mainstream.

This month on "Council Connection":

To listen to past shows, visit the Council Connection Archive.

Donate Your Vehicle to BSCB

Automobile donations are an incredibly fast and easy way to help the Bay State Council of the Blind. Your car donations help support our vital work and are an easy way for you to get rid of an unwanted vehicle. Make an automobile donation to us.

Read the most recent list of Descriptive video (DVS) AND Rear Window Captioned (RWC) MOVIES IN Massachusetts

Resource Directory of Massachusetts
Agencies and organizations Serving Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired

BSCB Links

BSCB E-mail lists

View the BSCB Brochure

Read the BSCB Constitution on-line

Download the BSCB Constitution as a Microsoft Word document

Download the BSCB Constitution as a braille format (BRF) file

Bay State Council of the Blind Officers and Board

BSCB Chapters and Meeting Times

Send E-mail to the BSCB President

BSCB Membership Application

Links to other Blindness-related Sites in Massachusetts

About BSCB

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Last updated on 04/03/2014