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MBTA Workers Could Lose Free Rides

BOSTON — Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority employees could be paying to ride the buses and subway cars under a proposal being considering by state lawmakers. The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Transportation heard testimony on a bill Thursday that would prohibit

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Ax eyed for free T rides; Strapped agency looks to cut perk

By Chris Cassidy Free-riding retirees of the cash-strapped MBTA took more than 130,000 trips on Bay State public transportation last year — a precious perk that lawmakers will consider abolishing this morning at a State House hearing.

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MBTA Employee Threatened In East Boston

August 19, 2011 | By Jeremy C. Fox | Boston Globe MBTA transit police arrested a Jamaica Plain man at the Wood Island Station late Thursday after the man allegedly threatened to kill a T employee. Gentryus Gibbs, 36, was wearing a utility knife in a sheath on his hip when he made the alleged …

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