BSCB is an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind in Massachusetts.
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.
To listen to past shows, visit the Council Connection Archive.
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 2012Click 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.
Jennifer Harnish, Nancy Jodoin, Bob Hachey, Brian Charlson and Rick Morin were quoted in various newspapers, TV and Radio. Sharon Strzalkowski also spoke out at the Worcester meeting, and the Board continues to actively represent BSCB members and the blind community at the various hearings. Everyone is encouraged to attend and testify at the MBTA public hearings.
Please e-mail Rick Morin if you want additional information about this advocacy work and/or would like to provide input.
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