Nicole Dungca

Nicole Dungca works on the Globe’s projects and investigations team.

She joined the Globe’s newsroom in 2014 to write about transportation. She previously covered education and breaking news at The Oregonian, and has also written for The Providence Journal and The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.

Latest stories

Baker stands by firing of former MBTA safety chief who alleged retaliation

By and , Globe staff

The transit agency has not publicly given a reason for March’s firing of Ron Nickle, eight years after he became the T’s chief safety officer.

Ex-MBTA official says he was fired for flagging serious safety issues

By and , Globe Staff

The MBTA’s former chief safety officer says he was fired in retaliation after he called attention to serious safety hazards and pushed executives to stop suppressing information about dangerous mishaps.


For sale in the pot industry: political influence

By , , , , and editor Patricia Wen of The Boston Globe Spotlight Team. Ryan wrote this story. ,

Marijuana may be the hot, new retail business in town, but it largely plays by the old political rules.


Mass. marijuana industry is mostly corporate and white. Inside one Boston battle to change that

By , , , , , editor Patricia Wen of the Spotlight Team. This story was written by Dungca and Adams. ,

The race to open Mattapan Square’s first pot shop raises questions about trust and who gets to cash in.