Thursday, April 24, 2014

FOI Request

MBTA Complaints

Requested by morisy on Jan. 3, 2011 for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority of Boston, MA

Status: Payment Required , will be 9 days past due from when the payment is received

From Michael Morisy on Jan. 3, 2011:

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the state Freedom of Information Act, G.L.M. c.4, €7, clause 26th, I hereby request the following records:

All complaints submitted to the MBTA from December . 1, 2010 to the present, via the online forms available at:
and any indexes of customer complaints the MBTA compiles from these and/or other sources.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Michael Morisy
Filed via
185 Beacon St. #3
Somerville, MA 02143

Daytime: (857) 488- 3081

From Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority on Jan. 28, 2011:

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A letter stating that a fee of $3,306.40 is required to complete this request.
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