Adam Vaccaro

Adam Vaccaro covers transportation, infrastructure, and commuter issues for the Globe. Adam commutes mostly by bike and subway, though he shares a car with his wife. A native of Massachusetts, he has previously written for, Inc. magazine, and the Patriot Ledger.

Latest stories

Community newspapers were already in a tough spot. Coronavirus might destroy them

By , Globe Staff

At a time when their roles as information conduits and community sounding boards are critical to fighting the pandemic, local newspapers are reeling from the economic shocks of the coronavirus.

MBTA, unions looking for more ways to slow the spread of coronavirus

By , Globe Staff

While the transit system has already imposed new health measures, MBTA officials and the Boston Carmen’s Union, which represents bus drivers and train operators, have been negotiating about additional further initiatives to curb the virus’s spread.

Baker asks all travelers arriving in Mass. to self-quarantine

By , , and , Globe Staff

Massachusetts effectively closed its doors to tourists and many travelers Friday, as Governor Charlie Baker urged anyone arriving from out-of-state to self-quarantine for two weeks — the latest attempt to curb the spread of a pandemic that has now killed nearly three dozen people here.

Suddenly that grimy crowded subway car doesn’t look so bad

By , Globe Staff

Stuck at home in a coronavirus shutdown, sire-crazy commuters now look back on the daily commute with nostalgia.