Category: Above & Beyond

Apr 03

Thank you for volunteering!

Thank you to all Local 589 bus drivers who volunteered to transport our brother and sisters from the Boston Fire Department (as well as firefighters from across the country) to the funerals of firefighters Walsh and Kennedy. Special thanks to Sue Zeiba for taking the photo in this post.  Click here to see more photos …

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Feb 04

Quincy parents say MBTA employees saved son’s life

(Above) MBTA CSA Karen Kane, Trish Bossart, MBTA Instructor Tomas Gonzales & Bob Bossart pose for a photo. (Left) Grateful family members hug staff. Photo by Susana Hey, MBTA.

Boston Globe | February 3, 2014 | By Jessica Bartlett A 24-year-old Quincy resident has MBTA employees to thank after he fell down the stairs at Wollaston Red Line station and had to be given CPR. According to a press release, Kevin Bossart collapsed in late January at the Red Line stop while on his …

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Nov 20

The Unstoppable Willis Rose Jr. – MBTA ‘Roadeo’ Champ

MBTA 'Roadeo' winner Willis Rose (center) with MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott (left) and MBTA Chief Operating Officer Sean McCarthy.

BostInno | Nate Boroyan, City News Writer | Nov. 20th 2013 Willis Rose Jr. is the best bus driver in Boston. Recently, Rose, 54, won his fourth – third consecutive – MBTA Bus “Roadeo,” beating out 37 other drivers representing various bus garages in the system. Rose operates out of Cabot Garage, in South Boston. …

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