Beverly Scott

By - 5/6/15 - 11:19 am

CommonWealth Magazine tracks down Bev Scott and talks to her about the T, and what she thinks it needs - starting with training to ensure people who can deal with a complex system stick around, especially since the pay sucks and the state's taking away the benefits that made up for that:

It’s the rank and file, the people who are out there on

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By - 2/25/15 - 2:51 pm

The Herald reports that Highway chief Frank DePaola will take over from Beverly Scott at the embattled MBTA until a permanent general manager is named. Scott said she would resign in April, but DePaola's appointment starts next week.Read more

By - 2/11/15 - 4:22 pm

So it turns out Beverly Scott did drop the mic at her press conference yesterday.

Scott did not specify reasons in her resignation letter, but did praise T workers and said she was proud to have been part of the Patrick administration's transportation team.

She leaves the job in April.Read more

By - 11/8/14 - 10:37 am

Somerville Voices reports on a meeting at which MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott said the T had to be prepared for the potential loss of money from increasing gas taxes in order to win federal funding for the plan to someday extend the Green Line into Somerville and Medford.

On Tuesday, voters repealed a plan under which gas taxes would increase every year at...Read more

By - 4/24/14 - 5:08 pm
Beverly Scott and the Little Engine that Could

Photo by MBTA.

MBTA GM Beverly Scott read to kids at the Crispus Attucks Children's Center in Dorchester today. She chose two books: The Little Engine that Could and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!...Read more

By - 12/17/13 - 5:28 pm
Beverly Scott watches blinking lights

At the height of the storm, the T posted a photo of General Manager Beverly Scott watching the displays at the T's High Street command center.

That was just about when a train at Tufts Medical Center on the Orange Line decided it wanted a change of careers, stranding the same sort of commuters who got stuck when another Orange Line train died...Read more

By - 9/5/13 - 10:14 am

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott, Charlie and VB do the Safety Bounce.

She can sing if she wants to.Read more

By - 3/25/13 - 3:28 pm

GM Beverly Scott in Hyundai-Rotem plant. Photo by MBTA.GM Beverly Scott in Hyundai-Rotem plant. Photo by MBTA.

"We're all in this together," Scott told workers at the plant in Philadelphia today.

According to the T, Scott "stressed the importance of...Read more

By - 3/14/13 - 11:06 am

Watch video of Beverly Scott kissing MassDOT highway administrator Frank DiPaola on the head as thanks for the money MassDOT will give the T to buy new commuter-rail locomotives.

Head-kissing came at a MassDOT meeting yesterday. MassDot will use a $45-million federal clean-air grant to buy the new, cleaner, more efficient locos - about 80% of their total cost. The T currently has a...Read more

By - 1/24/13 - 7:34 pm

Scott examines a wirePhoto by MBTA.

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott and Assistant General Manager Michael Turcotte examine the shorted out cable that stopped the Green Line in its tracks during yesterday's morning rush hour (not to be confused with the other cable in the same...Read more

By - 12/19/12 - 9:10 pm

Charlie conducts carolers, including new MBTA GM Beverly Scott and State Rep. Byron Rushing.Charlie, Beverly Scott, State Rep. Byron Rushing at Forest Hills.

New MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott bounded up from the Orange Line with hugs for carolers -...Read more

By - 11/19/12 - 9:28 am

Around 8:45 a.m, Susan Anderson tweeted:

The Orange Line is seriously standing by "due to a coffee spill that needs to be cleaned up." ... At least it made for a nice-smelling train first thing in the morning...

The coffee break happened after incoming T General Manager Beverly Scott rode the line from a chat session with commuters at North Station to a...Read more

By - 11/18/12 - 10:09 am

The Globe scores an interview with Beverly Scott, who says she'll be tough but open when she takes over at the T.Read more

By - 11/11/12 - 10:19 am

UPDATE: File this under: Hello, Sweetheart, Get Me Rewrite. The headline on the online version of the story, which is what set me off, is "New T manager underwent professional counseling in Atlanta," which has a much different tenor than the print headline: "T's pick for chief faced scrutiny."

Read the lead story in the Globe today and you're left with the impression that...Read more