The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group released a new report Thursday on how well the state has funded the T over the past few years. And it has some serious criticisms, as MassPIRG attorney Kirstie Pecci explained.

Meanwhile, there’s been a lot of talk about who has authority over the T this week. Many assumed it was the governor. But the only people that have any oversight of the MBTA are the seven members of the MassDOT board, only one of whom answers to the governor. But one group wants all that to change. The Pioneer Institute announced that it’s pushing to dissolve the MassDOT board altogether.

Jim Stergios is the executive director of that group.