Matt Rocheleau

Matt covers “things that work,” stories about efforts locally and beyond that have succeeded, or hold great promise, in improving government, business, policy, and other aspects of life. He first wrote for the Globe in 2009, as a student reporter in the newspaper’s co-op program. After graduating from UMass Amherst a year later, he returned to the Globe and has worked here ever since, reporting primarily on data-driven stories, city neighborhoods, transportation, business, and higher education.

Latest stories

Long delays in State Police crash probes are strikingly routine

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Extended delays in crash investigations over the past five years are strikingly routine, a Globe review of State Police records has found.

A numerical look at Boston’s 12 championship parades

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Combined, the celebrations have drawn millions of spectators and have cost millions of dollars to host.

What does ‘Medicare for all’ mean?

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There’s widespread confusion among everyday people about what the increasingly popular term actually means.

See how much more riding the MBTA would cost under proposed fare hike

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If approved by officials later this winter, the new fares would go into effect in July and mark the fourth increase on the transit system since 2012.