Media Coverage

December 7, 2023: "What 400 years of Boston transit history tells us about the MBTA's future." Steven Beaucher featured in piece on WGBH radio. Read or listen to the piece on WGBH's website.

August 23, 2023: Boston in Transit Book prominently featured in Boston Globe article "Change is what cities do — and nothing drives that change like mass transit." Read the article on the Boston Globe's website.

April 24, 2023: Interview with the Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library. In September 2023, we’ll open our newest exhibition, "Getting Around Town: Four Centuries of Mapping Boston in Transit." It will feature an extraordinary collection of transit maps and invite questions about how people have moved around the city in the past, present, and future. The guest curator for the exhibition is Steven Beaucher, the author of "Boston in Transit." In this article, we talk with Steven about how he became immersed in transit mapping, and what he thinks will be most intriguing about the upcoming exhibition. Read the article on the Leventhal Map & Education Center's site.

April 9, 2023: Boston in Transit author Steven Beaucher offered historical perspective and recorded interview bits for feature story on Viewpoints Radio - A History: The Beginnings Of Mass Transit In America. Listen to the recorded piece on the Viewpoints Radio website.

March 20, 2023: Steven Beaucher quoted in article titled "How Did the T Lines Get Their Colors?" Read the article on

March 3, 2023: Boston in Transit book mentioned during live broadcast on GBH radio Boston.

March 2, 2023: Boston Globe mentions re-release of Boston in Transit the book. Find the brief article at the Boston Globe's website.

March 1, 2023: The Boston Globe's Alan Wirzbicki's interviewed Boston in Transit author Steven Beaucher. Read the interview on the Boston Globe's website.

February 3, 2022: Boston in Transit author Steven Beaucher discussed milestones in Boston's nearly 400 year history of public transportation. A question and answer session followed the approximately one hour presentation. View a recording of the Zoom event.

November 7, 2021: Boston in Transit author Steven Beaucher provided visual content (photographs, maps, plans, etc. from this website) and in-person interview segments for an episode of the History Channel's "The Engineering That Built the World." The episode covers the landmark creations of the Boston and New York City subways. Watch live on November 7, 2021 at 9pm eastern on the History Channel. Later, an archive of episode will be available on the History Channel's website.

March 30, 2021: Author's online introduction to Boston in Transit the book. Includes question and answer session with online users. Co-hosted by the Boston Map Society and the Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public LibraryView on YouTube.

May 8, 2021: Interview with Steven Beaucher, author of Boston in Transit, on "Unplanned" YouTube channel. View on YouTube.

July 6, 2021: "Boston's Unbuilt Transit" produced by Boston NBC10, featuring interview with author and content from the book Boston in Transit. View at NBC10.