Category: Above & Beyond

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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MBTA Workers Out in Full Force During Storm

By Steve Annear | Boston Daily | January 27, 2015 9:34 a.m. Although the MBTA will be shut down for the entire day on Tuesday, some transit employees spent the night driving Green Line trolleys up and down the tracks to keep them clear of snow, so that workers will have a safe commute come …

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