Tag: MBTA operations

Assaults on T workers on the rise

Boston Herald | April 10, 2013 | By Gary J. Remal and Richard Weir Assaults on MBTA employees are up dramatically this year, T cops say, after arresting a rider they say spat on and then slugged a bus driver in Malden’s Oak Grove Station in the kind of fare dispute that the T police …

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MBTA bus driver punched over fare

MBTA driver is recovering after a fight over a fare onboard an MBTA bus. It’s the latest in a series of attacks on T workers. MBTA officials said the man boarded at Dudley Station and didn’t want to pay his fare. They say that man punched the driver in the nose when the driver asked …

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Patrick Praises 589 Members

Today, Gov. Patrick, the Secretary of Transportation, and the MBTA’s General Manager came to the Cabot Facility in South Boston to thank all our members for their professionalism during the winter storm. Service was down from Friday afternoon until Sunday. During that time, crews spent time clearing the tracks and shoveling out stations. Patrick said it …

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Job Well Done!

Dear Union Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of the Executive Board, I would like to say job well done on all your hard work through this difficult storm. Over the weekend, E&M as well as the Shops have been working hard to clear the roads, stations, platforms, rail, and getting the equipment ready for Monday. …

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