Greater Boston takes a look back at the major stories of the year. In this segment: the many ways in which transportation troubles touched the every day lives of commuters in and around the greater Boston area, from traffic to train derailments and more.

Jim Braude was joined by Jennifer Braceras, a conservative guest columnist for The Boston Globe and director of the Independent Women’s Law Center, Shannon O’Brien, former state treasurer and former Democratic gubernatorial candidate, and Tina Opie, associate professor, Babson College.