Category: Above & Beyond

Transit Employee Appreciation Day

Today is Transit Employee Appreciation Day. In honor of the hard work our members do all year, and especially through COVID-19, we’d like to share our appreciation in this video dedicated to you. Enjoy!

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Green Line Operators Help Lost Boy

Last Monday (6/29), Green Line Motorman Richard Flynn and Conductor David Woodbury came upon a lost 4-year old boy while pulling into MBTA-Newton Center Station. Apparently the boy, who lived locally, had made his way to the station unaccompanied because he loves trains and wanted to see them. After pulling into the station and securing …

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Local 589’s Jeffery Williams Is Revere Hero

Jeffrey Williams

Today, Mayor Arrigo spotlighted MBTA Bus Operator and Local 589 Union Brother Jeffrey Williams for going above and beyond for his community. The story is embeded below, but you can also read it on Facebook here. #RevereHeroes #WeMoveMA #WearAMask

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Not All Super Heroes Wear Capes

MBTA driver putting out a fire.

Our union sister Maria Gradozzi proves that not all super heroes wear capes. Last night, on her way back to the Lynn Garage she spotted a burning house at the intersection of Boston and Moulton streets. After rushing up to the second floor and deploying her fire extinguisher, Gradozzi, who has worked for the T …

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