MBTA workers hope pay-to-ride plan jumps track

Lowell Sun | By Katie Lannan, Sun Statehouse Correspondent | 09/23/2011 BOSTON — MBTA workers are blasting a proposal that would force them to pay to ride the system’s buses and subways.

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The Unsung Heroes of the MBTA

Boston Magazines’s Boston Daily | BY Steve Poftak POSTED ON 9/23/2011 It’s bloodsport in these parts to complain about the MBTA. But the latest MBTA scorecard makes one thing clear — the operations staff is doing a close to miraculous job keeping the system running in the face of massive deferred maintenance and dwindling equipment …

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No Such Thing as a Free Ride

Representatives from Boston Carmen’s Union ATU Local 589 testified before the Joint Committee on Transportation to correct false claims by State Representative Steve Howitt that T workers and Retirees get “free rides” on the MBTA. Vice President Jim O’Brien, Delegate Larry Kelly, Recording Secretary John Clancy and Legislaive Agent Richard Guiney explained that the T pass …

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