Category: Above & Beyond

Green Line Operator Applauded For Helping Blind Man Across Street

Catrina Mitchell

WBZ-TV | By Jim Armstrong | July 9, 2015 Catrina Mitchell has been a Green Line trolley operator for seven years — since she was just 21 years old. It can get chaotic. “I have to be the eyes of myself, the cars, the bikes, and the buses because we are all on the road at the …

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Beneath Your Feet: The Maintenance Crews That Keep The MBTA Running

MBTA wheels

WBUR | February 20, 2015 Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday that he’s giving a special panel 30 days to come up with recommendations to fix the MBTA’s finances and operations. And for good reason. In the past couple of weeks, we’ve heard a lot about the failings of the MBTA — about systemic problems and …

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MBTA Employee Prevents Accused Robber’s Escape

David Smith

Transit Police officers received a call to respond to the MBTA’s Maverick Square station for a report of an unarmed robbery on Wednesday. Upon arrival, an officer was met by the victim, as well as an MBTA employee, who said the 66-year-old woman was seated on an outbound Blue Line train with her purse directly …

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