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Adam Vaccaro

Adam Vaccaro covers transportation, infrastructure, and commuter issues for the Globe. Adam commutes mostly by bike and subway, though he shares a car with his wife. A native of Massachusetts, he has previously written for Boston.com, Inc. magazine, and the Patriot Ledger.

Latest stories

Shifting gears, Baker urges ban on handheld devices while driving

By , Globe Staff

A bill pending in the House would fine drivers $100 for the first offense — and up to $500 for subsequent offenses — for handling a mobile device.

T to give alcohol ads a try, ending a five-year ban

By , Globe Staff

The T’s board voted 3-2 to increase alcohol ads at some stations.

MBTA control board green-lights 2 major contracts

By , Globe Staff

Monday marked the transit agency’s biggest spending day in three years.

Green Line extension contract officially approved

By , Globe Staff

The T’s board of directors on Monday approved a $1.08 billion contract to advance the Green Line extension to Somerville and Medford.