Category: MBTA Operations

House set to approve $49m in aid for MBTA

Boston Globe | By Eric Moskowitz | June 12, 2012 The House is poised to vote Wednesday on an emergency funding package for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, with key lawmakers saying they expect to get the measure to Governor Deval ­Patrick’s desk by June 30. The plan to send $49 million in state aid …

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Assaults on MBTA drivers, other employees on the rise

05/02/2012 | By Travis Andersen | Boston Globe Assaults on MBTA bus drivers and other employees are on the rise, officials said today outside a T board meeting, and transit police are fighting back. Joe Pesaturo, a spokesman for the MBTA, said 24 bus drivers were spat on last year, and 12 spitting incidents have …

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Free rides on Green Line end, T hopes Back doors close to halt scofflaws

By Eric Moskowitz | Globe Staff | April 29, 2012 If it’s not rush hour and you’re waiting for the Green Line, get ready to come up front: All four branches of the trolley line will soon keep rear doors closed at most above-ground stops, cutting down on free rides as part of a broader …

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