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T: Teen Passenger Spits On Trolley Driver

BOSTON — A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trolley operator was assaulted Wednesday night when she was spit on by a passenger. The incident happened just after 6 p.m. Wednesday near Blanford Street on an inbound Green Line B Line trolley, the MBTA said.

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T bus drivers find patience tested

By Eric Moskowitz Globe Staff / February 3, 2011 Driving the MBTA’s Route 11 bus yesterday between City Point and Downtown Crossing, Carolyn Gillis had to slow or stop for the following amid the snow-narrowed streets of South Boston: a home heating-oil truck parked the wrong way, obstructing the road; a Honda CR-V camped in …

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Republican Transportation Cuts Are Job Killers

This is cross-post from the National Journal’s Transportation blog by AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department (TTD) President Edward C. Wytkind. It is ironic that the Republican Study Committee’s (RSC’s) proposal to slash vital transportation investments was unveiled on the very day that we learned that Americans spend as many as 70 hours—or nearly three solid days—a …

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